Tag Archives: Crisis Communications

Hurricane Irma Spins PR Crisis

Earlier this year, United Airlines incurred the wrath of people all over the world after videos that depicted a security officer dragging an unconscious passenger off a plane went viral. The severity of the crisis doubled following the seemingly callous … Continue reading

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Volkswagen: Choking On Bad Choices

Do you think that your Volkswagen is good for the Earth? Think again. The German car manufacturer, known for creating the famous Beetle, is now under investigation by the Environmental Protection Agency for falsifying emissions numbers in thousands of vehicles. … Continue reading

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Is Taco Bell ‘Meating’ Your PR Standards?

Clearly, this new lawsuit against Taco Bell is a PR nightmare. If you aren’t already aware, an Alabama law firm is suing Taco Bell by alleging that its meat mixture contains only 35 percent beef, which fails to meet the U.S. … Continue reading

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Twitter plays detective role

No one knows what the future may bring, however we can tweet about our thoughts. Twitter has been populating the Cronkite School like a wildfire.  Twitter has opened business opportunities for many and and recently reunited  Austin Horse and his … Continue reading

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Back to Basics

In a world that perhaps need no more examples, two recent PR disasters showcase how important the fundamentals of public relations are, especially to prominent brands or people. Given the glaring missteps, the firms handling crisis communications for Toyota and … Continue reading

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A PR nightmare for the firm used to resolving everyone else’s

                     In case you’ve been living in cave for the last two weeks and have missed the myriad of Tweets, blog posts and media articles, let me get you caught up to speed. On March 8, MSNBC commentator, Rachel … Continue reading

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The ugliness of layoffs and how to deal with it

Most of us have heard or read the stories about how the economy — both national and international — is falling apart.  The media is filled with stories about new industries wanting to be added to the bailout plan and … Continue reading

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