The alleged transgression: The Canadian women’s hockey team celebrate their 2-0 gold medal Thursday night win over the U.S.A. by drinking beer and champagne and smoking cigars on the ice rink. At least one member apparently tried to commandeer a Zamboni. One of the players involved was 18. The apology: “The members of Team Canada […]
In December, I posted here about Tiger Woods’ troubles. Today, Tiger Woods held a news conference (no questions permitted) and offered a carefully-crafted public apology. Tiger’s apology was extensive and it reminds me of this much less well-known public apology for infidelity. Today, I had an opportunity to comment in the media about this apology. […]
Washington Post columnist Kevin Huffman has graded public apologies from 2009, which he has called “The year of the apology.” Nice work, Kevin! Do you agree with his grades?
I borrowed today’s title from this classic op.ed. by Stanley Fish about apologies. Kevin Huffman of the Washington Post is blogging about John Edward’s apology and admission that he is the father of Rielle Hunter’s 1-year-old daughter. Edwards wrote in a statement, “It was wrong for me ever to deny she was my daughter and […]
Tiger Woods posted this statement on his website (www.tigerwoods.com) on 11/29/2009: As you all know, I had a single-car accident earlier this week, and sustained some injuries. I have some cuts, bruising and right now I’m pretty sore. This situation is my fault, and it’s obviously embarrassing to my family and me. I’m human and […]
Vick Apologizes after Pleading Guilty Pro football player Michael Vick has spent much of the past month on an apologetic media blitz. The latest apology by Vick was a post he submitted on Russell Simmons’ hip-hop community site Global Grind. His full entry is below. I’ve put phrases in bold that reflect the first […]
I like this article very much- especially because she references my book with Gary Chapman, The Five Languages of Apology. 🙂