Manage the Media: Don't Let the Media Manage You

Manage the Media: Don't Let the Media Manage You

by William J. Holstein
     
 

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Today's CEOs are facing a major communications problem: they're getting shellacked by the media. And this is costing companies more than lost reputations--it is costing them lost revenue.

In Manage the Media (Don't Let the Media Manage You), veteran business reporter William J. Holstein explains how you can enhance your company's communications skills,

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Today's CEOs are facing a major communications problem: they're getting shellacked by the media. And this is costing companies more than lost reputations--it is costing them lost revenue.

In Manage the Media (Don't Let the Media Manage You), veteran business reporter William J. Holstein explains how you can enhance your company's communications skills, strengthen ties to the press, and manage media relationships effectively over the long-term. The incisive insights and practical suggestions in this book will help you take charge of any crisis situation. You can learn to repair your company's public image, and maintain goodwill with the community. Holstein offers you seasoned advice, including how to:
- Make sure that your message is always heard
- Work with coalitions of labor, environmental, religious, and shareholder groups more effectively
- Put press relations first
- Establish and maintain positive relationships with the media
- Manage the explosion of social media

Manage the Media (Don't Let the Media Manage You) is the resource you need now. Your reputation--and your company's--are depending on it.

From our new Memo to the CEO series--solutions-focused advice from today's leading practitioners.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781422121481
Publisher:
Harvard Business Review Press
Publication date:
03/28/2008
Series:
Memo to the CEO
Pages:
103
Product dimensions:
4.58(w) x 7.49(h) x 0.54(d)

Meet the Author


William J. Holstein is an award-winning editor, author and journalist on subjects affecting chief executive officers and boards of directors. He is a columnist for The New York Times business section and has spent 30 years specializing in global business issues. Previously, he was Editor-in-Chief of Directorship magazine and Editor in Chief of Chief Executive magazine. He has been Editor at Large for Business 2.0, Senior Writer for U.S. News & World Report, and Correspondent and Editor for United Press International. He has written freelance articles for a wide variety of publications including Fortune and Politique Internationale.

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