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Two Reasons Why the Pope's Comments on the Paris Attacks Are Important

“This is not human” – Pope Francis gave these reactions to a journalist the day after the attack when asked for his reaction to the recent Paris Attacks.   241 more words

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On (or off?) sabbatical

It has been a bit silent on the blog in the past few months. And it was for a reason; I was on leave! Since some of you have asked me what I have been up to, I thought I’d write a slightly different blogpost this time, and share my experiences of the first half of 2015… 966 more words

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5 memorable news conferences from Hillary Clinton, other politicos

Crisis communications is a tricky thing to master in politics. The playbook states that it is best to acknowledge the issue and take responsibility, but the outcome isn’t always neat or tidy. 782 more words


It's About Time That Our News Caught Up With All The Dictatorships In The World

In case you were not aware, Iran, Russia, China, Cuba, North Korea, and Palestine all have something in common, and now the state of Indiana will have it too. 220 more words


Francis Goes off Script for Social Communications Message

I would be missing the mark of writing this blog for a class on social media if I didn’t write a post on Pope Francis’ … 102 more words

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More About the Pope and News Conferences on Planes

A good analysis of the Pope’s informal airplane news conferences can be found here by Fr. Dwight Longenecker. Fr. Dwight is usually spot on when it comes to separating faith from spin. 46 more words

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Trauma research needs to be more global and accessible

Imagine a 7-year old boy living in India. One day, his father gets drunk and kills his mother. The boy is a witness to the homicide, and develops a high fever as a response. 445 more words

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