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Media & Psychologyby jerry silfwer

Persuasion Strategies (and When To Use Them)

Discover effect­ive per­sua­sion strategies tailored to vari­ous situ­ations based on the audi­ence. Learn when to use each strategy for max­im­um impact and influence.

The Paradox of Prominence

Be mind­ful of the para­dox of prom­in­ence in pub­lic rela­tions. With every increase in vis­ib­il­ity, there is a cor­res­pond­ing increase in cri­ti­cism and scrutiny.

The PESO Paradox

Many organ­isa­tions are strug­gling with the PESO para­dox. How do you accur­ately dis­trib­ute your invest­ments across paid, earned, shared, and owned channels?

Classic Media Training Advice

Explore Doctor Spin’s top media train­ing advice with these 20 basic tips and tech­niques for mas­ter­ing inter­views and enhan­cing your pub­lic speak­ing skills.

The Golden Rule of Persuasion

Dive into the prin­ciples of the Golden Rule of Persuasion. Harness its poten­tial to estab­lish and main­tain strong rela­tion­ships — and lead with influence.

Information Asymmetry: The Informed Minority Advantage

Many well-known and pop­u­lar games are based on inform­a­tion asym­metry. Learn the fas­cin­at­ing his­tory of psy­cho­lo­gic­al games like Mafia, Werewolf, and Among Us.

The Media Blackout: When PR Declines Media Interviews

Media Blackout = when an organ­isa­tion inten­tion­ally avoid accept­ing inter­view requests from leg­acy news media to con­trol the nar­rat­ive and pro­tect interests.

The Media Polarisation Model

The Media Polarisation Model explains why the “middle ground” between two extreme pos­i­tions might be situ­ated quite far from the centre of the issue.

Shep Gordon: “Make Parents Angry”

Shep Gordon is a well-known fig­ure in the enter­tain­ment industry, renowned for his innov­at­ive and cre­at­ive approach to pub­lic rela­tions and tal­ent management. 
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