I discussed China’s drive to modulate its Wolf Warrior engagement style, and whether Beijing will be able to tell its story better, with Monocle Radio. The segment is here:
It’s every business leader’s nightmare: something an employee did on Twitter or Facebook or TikTok before joining the company, or perhaps in his or her off hours today, suddenly takes on a life of its own and becomes associated with YOUR brand, YOUR company, and YOUR values. And then the nightmare gets worse: to try..
I shared some thoughts with the News Decoder website. The original article is here . Here is the text: By David Schlesinger At the beginning of March, as the coronavirus crisis began to ravage Italy, Rome’s ambassador to the European Union wrote pointedly on the Politico news site that only a far-away friend, well outside..
The Doha Forum and Al Jazeera asked Maria Ressa, Time Magazine’s person of the year, Sean Spicer, Donald Trump’s first press secretary, and me to debate to debate the current parlous state of journalism – from journalists being murdered, arrested, harassed and targeted for their reporting to fake news charges poisoning the whole ground of..
I published the following in the Nikkei Asian Review here The full text is below: Pity America’s poor internet giants, struggling to add big growth onto already bloated and maturing customer bases! Where must their gaze naturally fall but the promised land of China: so big, so enticing, yet so closed to them and so..
Here’s a piece I wrote for News-Decoder , a site that aims to help young people explore the news. By David Schlesinger Is it China’s century? Or is China a sclerotic, debt-laden behemoth on the verge of collapse? Is China an engine for world prosperity, first manufacturing goods for the globe, and then, with new wealth,..
Here’s a blog post I wrote for Hubii, a company I’ve been working with. The original is here . FIX WHAT’S BROKEN By David Schlesinger Everything in media seems broken. Journalists feel they don’t get paid properly. Publishers see their business model crumbling around them. Advertisers pay for impact but don’t have much idea if..
This June I’m part of a delegation from the Committee to Protect Journalists to Japan, where we will advocate for continued and expanded press freedoms and participate in public forums at Waseda and Sophia Universities. Full details are available here. In April, I spoke at Hitotsubashi University on “Journalists, Consultants and Charlatans: How We All..