Monthly Archives: November 2014

Eplia’s Very Hairy Situation

Turkish hair removal company Eplia’s latest advertisement is based around an extremely popular Turkish meme. What they failed to realize is that the person in the meme is Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, widely known as the mastermind behind the 9/11 terrorist … Continue reading

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Ebola Hysteria Ratings Ploy?

In the midst of the international ebola panic, Fox News anchor Shepard Smith reminds us all to review the facts, not the agendas set forth by the “irresponsible” media in his Oct 15 segment of Shepard Smith Reporting. Since the Oct … Continue reading

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Greek Tragedy Plays Out at WVU

A series of incidents led officials at West Virginia University to suspend all fraternity and sorority activity until the end of the semester. Eighteen-year-old Nolan Burch died after found unconscious inside a fraternity house. Officials said he was not breathing … Continue reading

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‘No More’ to NFL, Domestic Violence

It is no secret (at least not any more), that the NFL has had its fair share of domestic violence incidents, most recently involving high profile cases of Ray Rice, former running back of the Baltimore Ravens, and Adrian Peterson, … Continue reading

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Into The Data Breach Blame Game

  A series of information leaks have been making headlines this year including Kmart, Dairy Queen, and Home Depot, the most recent this week’s Snapchat incident. Snapchat is a social media app that allows users to take photos that can … Continue reading

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Halloween Hazmat Suit: Too Soon?

This Halloween, expect to see a troop of Ninja Turtles, zombies and superheroes. But, if you are stumped on finding a costume, for $79.99 you can sport this stylish ebola containment suit at Halloween parties and ward off the ebola … Continue reading

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Star Opts Out of Social Media

Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence might be the only star under the age of 30 to disconnect from social media. After the massive leak of celebrity’s private photos in August, can she be blamed? Lawrence was one of (too) many … Continue reading

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Taylor Isn’t Swift as PR Genius

There’s no denying Taylor Swift is a successful entertainer. (I don’t say musician because much of her work is auto-tuned and her songs almost exclusively focus on ex-boyfriends.) That said, Emily Yahr of The Washington Post is unfortunately mistaken when … Continue reading

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Billy’s Beef with Burger King

Billy Eichner is best known from his appearance at the Emmy awards alongside Seth Meyers but originally gained popularity through his show “Billy on the Street.” On the show, he conducts over-the-top interviews of random people on the street. The show … Continue reading

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Sweating The Message

Rebranding is a constant occurrence in the public relations industry. A company or product in business for a long time will usually rebrand every so often in order to grow their audience. The goal of rebranding is to create and … Continue reading

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