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Cleaning Up Your Mess

The City of New York got hammered by local media for a slow response to a storm two weeks ago which left trees down and debris across Queens and Brooklyn.

The Office of Emergency Management took some action. Not just on the trees but on the media coverage. Commissioner Joseph Bruno invited WPIX reporter (and 15-Seconds fave) Greg Mocker in to get “the bigger picture.” Good move, OEM!

Setting aside the fact that Bruno is in SERIOUS need of media training — at least he demonstrated he understands the wisdom of not running from…but running toward their critics. Last night’s report is here:


Was it an entirely positive story for OEM? No. But they can take comfort that Mocker didn’t put them through the wood chipper like he did the night before. Check out the way Mocker shredded them before they engaged with him:




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