Preparing Your Company Witnesses For The Gotcha Question
By Matthew KeenanNovember 29, 2017, 4:27 PM EST
Law360, New York (November 29, 2017, 4:27 PM EST) -- Media critics recently declared that we are now in an era of “gotcha journalism.” Most of us didn’t need an expert to tell us. We’ve watched it become commonplace, reaching a nadir when presidential candidate Gary Johnson famously responded to MSNBC’s Mike Barnicle question about the refugee crisis in Aleppo, Syria, with the reply, “What is Aleppo?”
Catching a witness flat-footed on an important topic is no longer confined to cable news. If Gary Johnson’s campaign died that day, it’s worth noting that corporate legal defenses...