No longer the new kid

By Ashourina Slewo If you had asked me during my last semester at Wayne State where I thought I would end up after graduation, I would not have an answer for you. I have great passion for journalism, but for a 20-something fresh out of college, you are usually met with rejection or unpaid internships and to a certain extent, even passion is not enough. That’s where I was. That is until I got a very brief email from my professor asking me if I would be interested in writing for The Chaldean News. […]

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Resolving To Communicate Ethically

Strategically Speaking: A Blog by Denha Media Group Why not resolve to communicate with ethics, integrity and honesty and surround yourself with people who do the same? Many professions, including the two I have spent my career in — Journalism and Public Relations — have codes of ethics. There is value in reminding yourself of these codes on a yearly or somewhat regular basis. If you have never read the code of ethics in your profession, it may be a good time to do so. In life, how we communicate is a reflection of who we are as professionals and [...]

By |2018-02-06T18:50:34+00:00January 23rd, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Just Apologize and Avoid Running Into A Communication Crisis

Strategically Speaking: A Blog by Denha Media Group I have come to the realization that we live in an extremely forgiving society, if you would just admit your mistakes and apologize. So why do so many people struggle with the “I’m sorry?” Public figures — especially — need to understand the basics of crisis communication. When you make a mistake, you need to apologize, fix it and move on. Here we have two elected officials who have found themselves in the proverbial “hot water” because of bad judgments and bad behavior. One apologizes and the other does not. Following President [...]

By |2018-02-06T18:58:31+00:00February 19th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments
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