Trump Bans Journalists; Will They Respond with Blackout?

Posted by Linda Gross | June 23, 2016 | Under Blog, Language, LCG Blog, Politics, PR, Progressive

Candidate’s Problematic Censorship Needs Appropriate Reaction Eritrea, North Korea, Syria, Iran, Equatorial Guinea, Uzbekistan and…the US? Those first six countries are listed by the Committee to Protect Journalists as the countries that are the worst offenders when it comes to … Continued

Truthiness: How Hard Can the Windbags Blow?

Posted by Sonya Landau | December 23, 2015 | Under Blog, Brooklyn, Campaign, Cause Campaign, Communications, Education, Language, Law, LCG Blog, Legal, NYC, Politics, PR, Science, Vocabulary, Words, Writing

Truth, Fact, Interpretation, Misdirection – In An Age of Liars, We Need A Decoder Ring Think about this: we know the difference between truth and lies. Presumably, we form our opinions from the information given to us. Certainly, this ought … Continued

Status Report: Reporters

Posted by Sonya Landau | July 28, 2015 | Under LCG Blog

Those of us who have worked either in the field of journalism or alongside it for at least a couple years have seen a dramatic shift in structure over a very short period of time. Papers don’t sell like they … Continued

Warning Signs: Inoculation Against Action

Posted by Sonya Landau | June 9, 2015 | Under LCG Blog

We all do it. Your mom tells you to clean your room, or take out the trash. You say, “Yeah, I’ll get to that,” then promptly forget to do so. She tells you again; you agree again. Eventually you stop … Continued

Science and Politics: When Feelings Trump Facts

Posted by Sonya Landau | March 10, 2015 | Under LCG Blog

Looking back on it, there was a time when the US was set on making science a priority in learning. Advancing our technology and teaching our children to strive toward excellence in math and science put us ahead in the … Continued

Climate Change and Balance in the Media

Posted by Linda Gross | November 6, 2013 | Under LCG Blog

We have a couple of clients involved in climate change – esteemed climate scientist Micha Tomkiewicz and a theater group, Theater Three Collaborative; the theater group is trying to fully produce a climate change play called, “Extreme Whether.”  So, we … Continued