Entries by Max Atkinson from 01/2012

Interview Exit Strategy: Diane Abbott's Mobile Phone to the Rescue

| Posted 01.05.2012 | UK Politics

Today I have to thank Diane Abbott MP for adding to my small collection of politicians walking out of an interview.

Michael Gove speech sends students to sleep

| Posted 01.06.2012 | UK Politics

Yesterday I was thanking Diane Abbott for adding to my collection of interviewees walking out of interviews (HERE). Today, my thanks go to former dep...

BBC Birdsong With an Open Mouth and the Wrong Bird

| Posted 01.23.2012 | UK Entertainment

Last night, Mary Ann Sieghart (@MASieghart) tweeted 'Does this actor in #Birdsong have any look other than a long meaningful one? I knew exactly what ...

Obama's State of the Union Speech: Behind the Scenes With the Speechwriters

| Posted 01.26.2012 | Media

There's something very refreshing about a top politician openly admitting that he gets help with his speeches and being willing to give a public platform to those who help him.

Obama's State of the Union Speech: Enhanced By PowerPoint?

| Posted 01.30.2012 | Media

Obama's a good enough communicator to know that the words in his speeches and the way he delivers them are enough on their own to get his messages across.