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‘Change of Heart’ Fact Or Political Fiction?

It seems as though Ohio’s Republican senator, Rob Portman, has encountered a “change of heart” regarding his negative stance on gay marriage.  News stations and social media are buzzing about Portman’s sudden 180, which he revealed to CNN last week. … Continue reading

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49ers Penalize Player for Foul Comments

Even after four years of sitting through countless high school football games (I played the piccolo and flute in the marching band), I still cannot follow football and all of its terms.  1st down, 2nd down … what?  But in … Continue reading

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Papa’s Raising Pizza Prices Thanks To ‘Obamacare’

You know “Papa John” from the famous “Better Ingredients, Better Pizza: Papa John’s” commercials?  Well, John Schnatter, the CEO of Papa John’s Pizza, is about to have a similar, smaller scale version of the Chik-Fil-A situation.  Schnatter recently stated that … Continue reading

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Grab some tissues, Google ad tugs at heart strings

Brace yourself, Google’s about to make you cry. Google’s latest commercial for its web browser, Chrome, features Jess, a freshman who is learning to adjust to life on her own in college.  At the beginning of the spot, Google drops subtle … Continue reading

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A Crisis Silenced by the Media: Benghazi

During the past week, PR Lab teams have explored crisis management and different tactics used in dealing with critcal situations.  We discussed BP and the perceived lack of concern from former CEO, Tony Hayward, the lack of a timeline for … Continue reading

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Facebook + Pinterest = The New MySpace

Just a few years ago, MySpace was the most-visited social networking site before the launch of Facebook’s reign.  However, it looks like MySpace is trying to make a comeback.  In mid September, Myspace aired a video aired featuring a new, … Continue reading

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