Six inconvenient truths about today’s media world. And what it means for communicators.

A few weeks ago I spoke at the European Communications Summit 2016 in Brussels, on invitation by the European Association of Communication Directors (EACD). During the conference, a lot of talking was delivered about social acceptance and the “license to operate” for corporations, issued by the general public, whoever that exactly […] Read more

What Periscope and Meerkat mean for crisis communications

When a bomb threat at the “Germany’s next top model” finals caused an evacuation on September 22, 2015, German BILD reporter Daniel Cremer whipped out his smartphone and broadcasted the situation live from the venue. Given the sudden nature of the situation, the broadcast was not advertised or promoted, but […] Read more