• The Media Resent Manipulation
    Monday March 30, 2009

    By Eric M. Seidel, CEO The Media Trainers® Whether real, or imagined, when the media feel like they’re being told what to report and how, you’re potentially in for a more difficult time. After 15 bank executives paraded out of their White House meeting with Pres. Obama last week, a flock of reporters moved in […]

  • Congress Fiddles; Does Business Enjoy Being Burned?
    Sunday March 22, 2009

    By Eric Seidel, CEOThe Media Trainers, LLC “Retention bonuses are a form of extortion.”—Barney Frank on CBS’ Face the Nation, 3-22-09.While public anger in reaction to the AIG bonus payments is understandable, knee-jerk legislation from Congress is not. Yet, on top of the punitive 90% surtax bill already passed by the House, Financial Services Committee […]