Op-Eds

Whistleblower’s Testimony Suggests Twitter Has Let the Country Down
CNN, September 14, 2022

Social Media Companies Like Twitter Can’t Be Trusted to Regulate Themselves
CNN, August 29, 2022

WhatsApp Is Letting Us Slink Off With Dignity Intact, At Last
CNN, August 10, 2022

What Petrifies Me About Sending My Kids to School This Year
CNN, August 3, 2022

While Oz is Stoking Fear, Fetterman is Making Us Laugh
CNN, July 29, 2022

Tech Platforms Have An Awesome Responsibility
CNN, July 14, 2022

What Facebook and Instagram’s Restricting Abortion Pills Posts So Fast Should Tell Us
NBC, June 28, 2022

Elon Musk’s Work Policy is Bad for Employees, But It’s Even Worse for Tesla
CNN, June 3, 2022

This Verdict is Much Bigger Than Depp or Heard
CNN, June 1, 2022

Texas’ New Social Media Law Affects All Of Us
CNN, May 25, 2022

Trevor Noah’s Jokes Hit Home
CNN, May 1, 2022

Who Will Be the First to Abandon Elon Musk’s Twitter?
CNN, April 26, 2022

There’s a Proper Term for What Happened to the “Libs of TikTok” Creator. It’s Not “Doxxing.”
NBC, April 21, 2022

By Spurning a Board Seat, Elon Musk Could Wreak Havoc for Twitter
CNN, April 12, 2022

Elon Musk’s Joining Twitter’s Board of Directors Should Sound Alarm Bells
NBC, April 6, 2022

Trump’s Truth Social Platform is a Slow-Motion Train Wreck
CNN, April 5, 2022

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Has Put Some U.S. Families in an Unconscionable Bind
NBC, March 10, 2022

Why I’m Scared About Mask Mandate Rollbacks
CNN, February 21, 2022

Prince Andrew Proves No Man Can Act With Impunity
CNN, February 16, 2022

If Your Wife Makes More Than You Do, Read This
Bloomberg, February 14, 2022

Harvard Professors’ Initial Letter of Support for John Comaroff Sends a Disturbing Message
NBC, February 14, 2022

What to do About the Social Media Shaming of Figure Skater Zhu Yi
CNN, February 7, 2022

“Bridgerton” and “Yellowjackets” Stars Are Taking a Stand
CNN, January 31, 2022

Spotify’s Covid Misinformation Plan Falls Short
NBC, January 31, 2022

Sarah Palin Broke Covid Rules. Here’s Why the Restaurant She Went to Should Pay.
NBC, January 26, 2022

Parents’ Fury Over School Closures Is Righteous, But Misdirected
CNN, January 25, 2022

What Neil Gorsuch and Glenn Youngkin Have in Common
CNN, January 18, 2022

Covid Proved that Women Need Stable Jobs That Have Common Sense Policies in Place
NBC, January 16, 2022

Parents of the Youngest Kids are Not OK Right Now
CNN, January 10, 2022

Twitter’s Suspension of Marjorie Taylor Greene Was The Right Move at the Right Time
CNN, January 3, 2022

The Five Biggest PR Blunders of 2021
Bloomberg, December 31, 2021

Ghislaine Maxwell’s Conviction Sends a Vital Message
CNN, December 29, 2021

What Elon Musk as “Person of the Year” Says About Us
CNN, December 14, 2021

Charging the Parents in Michigan Shooting Sends a Powerful Message
CNN, December 3, 2021

Target’s Bold Holiday Move is a Win for Us All
CNN, November 23, 2021

Why Congress Had to Take a Stand on Paul Gosar’s Video
CNN, November 17, 2021

The Unconscionable Truth About Celebrity Kid Paparazzi Photos
CNN, November 7, 2021

It’s Time for Social Networks to Take a Close Look in the Mirror
CNN, October 27, 2021

Facebook, Don’t Change Your Name — Change Your CEO
CNN, October 20, 2021

Justice Sotomayor Deals With “Manterruptions,” Too. Here’s How We Can Stop Them
CNN, October 19, 2021

Confronting Krysten Sinema in a Bathroom Was Outrageous – And Counterproductive
CNN, October 10, 2021

How to Protect Ourselves Against Facebook’s Failures
CNN, October 5, 2021

Facebook’s Alarming Plan for News Feeds
CNN, September 22, 2021

The FBI Has a Responsibility to Simone Biles — And All Women and Girls
CNN, September 16, 2021

California’s Women Face a Big Problem with Larry Elder
CNN, August 28, 2021

Remote Tech Workers are Likely Saving their Companies Money – So Why are Some of them Facing Pay Cuts?
CNN, August 13, 2021

Cuomo’s Political Power No Longer Comes With Impunity
CNN, August 3, 2021

One Way to Stop the Dangerous Spread of Vaccine Myths
CNN, July 20, 2021

Britney Spears’ Important Step
CNN, July 15, 2021

Trump’s Meritless Lawsuits Don’t Stand a Chance
CNN, July 7, 2021

Cosby’s Release Sends Clear Message for an Alarming New Era
CNN, June 30, 2021

This is my New “Normal”
CNN, June 24, 2021

Britney Spears Has Every Right to be Angry – At All of Us
CNN, June 23, 2021

For Father’s Day, This is the Gift Dads Really Need
CNN, June 18, 2021

Jeff Bezos’ Bad Billionaire Example
CNN, June 7, 2021

The Cringeworthy Attack on Andrew Yang
CNN, May 26, 2021

A Hard Lesson from Princess Diana’s BBC Interview Probe
CNN, May 21, 2021

The Only Way the Golden Globes Will Get a Hollywood Ending
CNN, May 11, 2021

5 Things Moms Gained During Covid – And Should Refuse to Give Up
Bloomberg, May 9, 2021

The Only Decision Facebook Should Make on Trump
CNN, May 5, 2021

These are the Jeans Women REALLY Need
CNN, April 21, 2021

Why Cuomo’s Fall from Grace Should Have Happened Years Ago
CNN, March 14, 2021

Meghan and Harry Smash the Princess Story to Pieces
CNN, March 8, 2021

Twitter Can’t Undo Trump’s Damage Now
CNN, January 6, 2021

The Five Worst PR Disasters of 2020
Bloomberg, December 31, 2020

Here it is, Dads: Your 2021 New Year’s Resolution
CNN, December 30, 2020

Attack on Jill Biden’s “Dr.” Title is No Surprise for Women Scholars — And Proof that She Needs to Use It
CNN, December 14, 2020

With “Husbands” Remark, Trump Has Sealed His Fate With Women
CNN, October 28, 2020

Work Colleagues Should Respect, not Resent, Flexible Work Rules for Parents
CNN, September 7, 2020

AOC’s Brilliant Defense of Women who Seek Power
CNN, July 24, 2020

The Latest Twitter Hack Should Ring the Alarm for November Election
CNN, July 19, 2020

How Zuckerberg Could Splinter the Country
CNN, June 18, 2020

How Businesses Can Navigate the Minefield of Social Unrest
Bloomberg, June 2, 2020

Trump’s Dangerous Move Against Twitter
CNN, May 28, 2020

A Little Predictability Could Go a Long Way for Working Moms
Bloomberg, May 10, 2020

Elon Musk is Using His Power to be Selfish
CNN, May 2, 2020

Harvey Weinstein is Convicted. Now What?
CNN, February 24, 2020

Dating Apps Aren’t Protecting You or Your Data
Bloomberg, February 14, 2020

Who Owns the Right to Your Face?
CNN, February 12, 2020

The Opportunity Lost When Stephen King Left Facebook
CNN, February 4, 2020

Dating Apps Need to Start Doing Background Checks on Users to Help Stop Sexual Assaults
CNN Business Perspectives, January 27, 2020

What We Learned from the Worst PR Disasters of 2019
Bloomberg, December 30, 2019

Apple’s Non-Binary Emojis Are a Step in the Right Direction
CNN, November 1, 2019

As a New Mom, I Found Meghan’s Interview Gut-Wrenching
CNN, October 19, 2019

Elizabeth Warren’s Pregnancy Story is One Too Many Women Already Know
CNN, October 9, 2019

Twitter’s Removal of Nickelback Video Sends a Twisted Message
CNN, October 4, 2019

In the Age of Internet Fame, Children Need Protection
CNN, August 4, 2019

Why Kamala Harris’ Biden Attack Worked
CNN, June 30, 2019

Trump’s “Nasty” Slam at Meghan Markle Proves Her Point
CNN, June 1, 2019

The Great Corporate Female Freeze-Out
Bloomberg, May 31, 2019

Moms Don’t Need Fun Job Perks. They Need Child Care.
Bloomberg, May 10, 2019

Want to Empower Female Executives? Pay Up
Bloomberg, May 5, 2019

Facebook Handled Alex Jones Just Right
CNN, May 5, 2019

The Real Danger of Alexa Listening to Our Convos
CNN, April 26, 2019

Prince Harry and Meghan Right to Skip That Newborn Photo Op
CNN, April 25, 2019

What Woman Presidential Candidates are Facing
CNN, April 9, 2019

In Twitter, Nunes Has the Right Target but the Wrong Focus
CNN, March 19, 2019

Why Beto O’Rourke’s Parenting Joke Backfired
CNN, March 16, 2019

Elizabeth Warren’s Call to Disband Tech Giants is a Step in the Right Direction
CNN, March 9, 2019

The Damage of Liam Neeson’s Remarks
CNN, February 11, 2019

The Super Bowl Ads You Will Remember
CNN, February 3, 2019

Why You Need to Rein in Your Babysitter’s Social Media
Bloomberg, February 2, 2019

Three Things That Could Help Struggling Families During the Government Shutdown
CNN, January 25, 2019

Why Businesses Should Help Furloughed Federal Workers
Bloomberg, January 14, 2019

Let Kevin Hart Host the Oscars
January 4, 2019

Cut Back on Screen Time in 2019
CNN, December 27, 2018

Capturing Antarctica’s Beauty and Resilience
Bloomberg, December 22, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg Has Lost All Credibility With Congress- And the Rest of Us
CNN, December 21, 2018

The Top 5 Biggest Corporate PR Disasters of 2018
Bloomberg, December 20, 2018

Saying “You’re Fired” Too Often Is Bad for a Presidency
Bloomberg, December 10, 2018

Eric Trump is Right About George Conway’s Disrespect for his Wife
CNN, December 4, 2018

Want to Purge Fake News? Try Crowdsourcing
Bloomberg, November 30, 2018

Leakers Aren’t Always a President’s Foes
Bloomberg, November 21, 2018

Female Candidates Risk Falling Off the “Glass Cliff”
Bloomberg, November 5, 2018

Let’s Stop Rewarding Sexual Harassers
Bloomberg, October 28, 2018

Twitter’s Misguided Barriers for Researchers
Bloomberg, October 16, 2018

When Ambushed by Activists, Politicians Should Be Boring
Bloomberg, October 10, 2018

Trump’s Raw Misogyny Lit the Brett Kavanaugh Fire
Bloomberg, September 26, 2018

How Internet Companies Could Be Giving You A Lot More Privacy
CNN, September 4, 2018

What the Asia Argento Sexual Assault Allegations Tell Us
CNN, August 20, 2018

HUD’s Public Housing Plan Would Hit Poorest Kids the Hardest
Bloomberg, July 30, 2018

Melania’s Careless Jacket Flap Provides an Opening
CNN, June 21, 2018

Americans Embrace Change, But Only Gradually
Bloomberg, June 20, 2018

Who AT&T Decision Really Hurts
CNN, June 13, 2018

TV Used to Unite Americans. Now It’s Dividing Them.
Bloomberg, June 6, 2018

It’s Not Just the Skimpy Swimsuits
CNN, June 5, 2018

Women Should Be at Vanguard of the Gun-Control Movement
Bloomberg, May 30, 2018

Let Meghan Markle Make Her Own Decisions
Bloomberg, May 10, 2018

How Facebook Could Restore Trust
Bloomberg, May 4, 2018

Facebook’s New Dating Service May Know Us Better Than We Do
CNN, May 2, 2018

Pay Your Interns, Corporate America
Bloomberg, April 16, 2018

Facebook Should Be a Nonprofit
Bloomberg, April 11, 2018

Four Questions Congress Must Ask Zuckerberg
CNN, April 8, 2017

Students Flip the Script on Gun Violence
Bloomberg, March 26, 2018

Facebook’s PR Crisis is a Mess of its Own Making
Bloomberg, March 21, 2018

Why Zuckerberg Needs To Testify Before Congress
CNN, March 20, 2018

Trump’s Pick for Secretary of State Sends the Wrong Message to the World
Bloomberg, March 13, 2018

Mourning Toys R Us? Think About This
CNN, March 12, 2018

We Should Be Awarding An Oscar For This
CNN, March 5, 2018

Dick’s Is Showing Businesses How It’s Done
CNN, February 28, 2018

How Kylie Jenner Should Really Use Her Power
CNN, February 23, 2018

Why the IOC Should See Shaun White As a Warning Sign
CNN, February 14, 2018

Michelle Williams is the Last Straw: Hollywood Needs a New System
CNN, January 11, 2018

Americans Should Have More Control Over Their Data
Bloomberg, January 3, 2018

All Tweets Belong in the Library of Congress
CNN, December 27, 2017

Melania Trump Should Escape Washington
Bloomberg, December 20, 2017

What Nikki Haley Can Do About Trump Harassment Allegations
CNN, December 11, 2017

How Google and Facebook Could Save Net Neutrality
Bloomberg, December 6, 2017

Social-Media Shaming is Good (in Moderation)
Bloomberg, December 4, 2017

Women Don’t Need a Man-to-Man Between Jimmy Kimmel and Roy Moore
CNN, December 1, 2017

Companies, Think Before You Tweet
CNN, November 21, 2017

How We Should Really Celebrate National Unfriend Day
CNN, November 17, 2017

Twitter’s Problem is Hate, Not Verification
CNN, November 13, 2017

Understanding Trump in Any Language
Bloomberg, November 6, 2017

The Secret to Wooing Investors? Communication
Bloomberg, November 2, 2017

That Facebook Quiz Might Not Be So Innocent
Bloomberg, October 27, 2017

How Women Can Take Back the Internet
Bloomberg, October 18, 2017

Executive’s Disastrous Facebook Post on Vegas Shooting
CNN, October 3, 2017

Longer Tweets Are a Win for Democracy. Seriously.
Bloomberg, September 29, 2017

Why Congressman Alluding to Women as “Eye Candy” is No Joke
CNN, September 27, 2017

How to Wage Twitter War for Fun and Profit
Bloomberg, September 23, 2017

With Golf Retweet, Trump Blunders Into the “Streisand Effect”
CNN, September 17, 2017

Democrats Should Try This Trump Speaking Strategy
Bloomberg, September 15, 2017

Ivanka Trump’s Doublespeak on Equal Pay is Selling Out Women
CNN, September 1, 2017

How Not to Tweet During a Natural Disaster
Bloomberg, August 30, 2017

How Not to Communicate: Lessons from Trolls
Bloomberg, August 28, 2017

3 Messages Would Help Democrats Beat Trump
Bloomberg, August 18, 2017

“Sex and the City” Star Could Run for NY Governor
CNN, August 9, 2017

Maybe Berating Your Employees Isn’t So Smart
Bloomberg, August 2, 2017

Here’s How to Avoid Email Pranksters, Mr. President
CNN, August 1, 2017

The Rise of the Mooch and the Military Guy
CNN, July 28, 2017

The BBC Pay Gap Reveals an Ugly Truth
CNN, July 20, 2017

How Trump’s “Compliment” to Brigitte Macron Hurts America
CNN, July 15, 2017

7 Ways the iPhone Has Made Life Worse
CNN, June 29, 2017

How to Write a Killer Commencement Speech
Bloomberg, May 2, 2017

Hey President Trump, Even Dictators Tolerate Negative Media Coverage
Huffington Post, May 2, 2017

Joe Biden Has a Message for Millennial Guys
CNN, April 27, 2017

The Real Message of Fox’s Treatment of Bill O’Reilly
CNN, April 19, 2017

How Women Should Respond to All-Male Panels
Bloomberg, April 18, 2017

Why the “Luv Guv” Is No Surprise
CNN, April 11, 2017

What Not To Do After Your Customer is Battered
Bloomberg, April 11, 2017

When Marketing in One Country Backfires Abroad
Bloomberg, March 31, 2017

Melania Trump Needs Some Public-Relations Help
Bloomberg, March 26, 2017

When an Employee or Spokesperson Criticizes Your Company
Harvard Business Review, March 16, 2017

Newsrooms Should Follow Two Simple Rules for Reporting on Women’s Bodies
Columbia Journalism Review, March 14, 2017

The G-20 Is a (Slightly Dysfunctional) Family
Bloomberg, March 10, 2017

How to Convince Customers You’re Not Spying on Them
Bloomberg, March 8, 2017

The Next Steps Donald Trump Should Take to Defeat ISIS
Newsday, March 4, 2017

Here’s How Samsung Can Restore Its Reputation
Bloomberg, March 2, 2017

Publicly Shaming the Oscar Accountant Was Wrong
CNN, February 28, 2017

When Companies Should (And Shouldn’t) Enter the Political Fray
Bloomberg, February 17, 2017

When the Fake News is About Your Company
Bloomberg, February 10, 2017

The Takata Scandal and the Value of Diversity
Bloomberg, January 27, 2017

How Companies Can Gird for a Trump Twitter Attack
Bloomberg, January 23, 2017

The Classy Way to Let Companies Sponsor National Parks
Bloomberg, January 17, 2017

Wells Fargo Misses a Chance to Show Off
Bloomberg, January 10, 2017

What Presidents Shouldn’t Say About Islam or Terrorism
Bloomberg, January 9, 2017

Memo to Steven Mnuchin: How to Get Yourself Confirmed
Bloomberg, January 4, 2017

Memo to Rex Tillerson: How to Get Yourself Confirmed
Bloomberg, January 3, 2017

How a Censored Version of Facebook Could Destabilize China’s Government
The Washington Post, December 28, 2016

Sometimes Presidential Rhetoric Can Boost the Economy. But Trump Won’t Find It Easy.
The Washington Post, December 14, 2016

How Tech CEOs Can Lay Down the Law for Trump
CNN, December 14, 2016

Trump’s Secretary of State Nominee Won’t Be Able to Repair America’s Reputation Abroad, So Citizens Will Have to Do It On Our Own
The Huffington Post, December 12, 2016

Trump: Cyber Bully-in-Chief
The Hill, December 12, 2016

Dear President Trump: To Be Heard More, Tweet Less
Bloomberg, December 9, 2016

Exxon’s Failing PR Strategy
Bloomberg, December 6, 2016

We Need to Resist Censorship of Cyberspace
Al Jazeera, December 3, 2016

This is Steven Mnuchin’s Biggest Shortcoming as Treasury Secretary
Fortune, December 1, 2016

Here’s an Idea for Trump: Hire the Most Competent People
Bloomberg, November 17, 2016

Where Donald Trump Got His Real Power
CNN, November 15, 2016

To Win, Clinton and Trump Must Offer Radically Different View of the Economy in Monday’s Debate
The Huffington Post, September 22, 2016

Five of the Coolest PR Strategies from Around the World
The Huffington Post, August 23, 2016

Five Questions to Ask Before Doing Business in a New Global Market
The Economic Times (India), August 22, 2016

When “Yes” Means “Not a Chance”
The New York Times, July 31, 2016
(also published in the Sydney Morning Herald and Australian Financial Review)

Are Republicans Better than Democrats at Spinning the Press?
The Huffington Post, May 11, 2016

Why Twitter is Trump’s Most Powerful Weapon
The Huffington Post, February 5, 2016

The Decline of the Bully Pulpit
The Atlantic, January 10, 2016

Communication and PR Trade Publications

Five Tips for Practicing Public Relations in Asia
Institute for Public Relations Research Letter, January 10, 2017

Five Strategies for Practicing Public Relations in Europe
Institute for Public Relations Research Letter, November 14, 2016

10 Tips for Communicating in the World’s 10 Cultural Clusters
Communication World Magazine, October 18, 2016

Working in a New Culture: Should Your PR Strategy be Global or International?
The Public Relations Strategist, October 13, 2016

Four Tips for Practicing Public Relations in the Middle East and North Africa
Institute for Public Relations Research Letter, October 5, 2016

Around the World: 4 Cultural Dimensions that Impact Your Messages
Public Relations Tactics, September 30, 2016

Four Tips for Practicing Public Relations in Latin America
Institute for Public Relations Research Letter, September 20, 2016

4 Things We Can Learn from PR Practitioners in Africa
Cision, September 1, 2016

Updating the Generic/Specific Theory of International Public Relations: More Factors to Consider When Practicing in New Markets
Institute for Public Relations Research Letter, August 30, 2016

Tailor your PR Strategy to a Global Audience: 5 Questions to Ask
PR Daily, August 26, 2016

4 Tips for Global Social Media Campaigns
PR News, August 23, 2016

Cross-border communication strategy: three things to consider before communicating in a new culture
International Public Relations Association Thought Leadership Blog, August 17, 2016

Engagement Ring: Takeaways from the Mobile Marketing Leadership Forum
Public Relations Tactics, July 5, 2016

A New Reality: 6 Ways VR Can Transform Public Relations
Public Relations Tactics, January 4, 2016

Holding Women Back in PR Limits Agencies’ Effectiveness, Creativity
PR Daily, October 15, 2015

Building Compelling Brand Identities: A Memo from the Social Media Strategies Summit
The Public Relations Strategist, July 20, 2015

What New Developments in Cognitive Science Teach Public Relations Professionals About How to Persuade
World Communication Review, 2015

PR Advice to United Airlines: Add a Zero
Bulldog Reporter, July 6, 2015

A Memo from Davos: Takeaways From the World Communication Forum
The Public Relations Strategist, April 14, 2015

PR Lessons from Uber: Car Service’s Kittens Fall Flat in Australian Market
Bulldog Reporter, February 24, 2015

5 Questions to Ask About Color in Your Messages
PR Daily, December 8, 2014

What are the Key Points to Keep in Mind When Considering a Celeb Partnership?
PR Week, November 26, 2014

Casting Ballots: What Political Campaigns Can Teach PR Professionals
Public Relations Tactics, November 3, 2014

What PR Professionals Can Learn from the C.I.A. on Twitter
Cision, October 3, 2014

Why the U.N. Needs to Be More Strategic About Promoting the Post-2015 Development Agenda
AllAfrica, September 5, 2014