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Fore! Woods Continues Ride on PR Roller Coaster

Tiger Woods’ career was defined by massive success and glory until a Black Friday car crash in 2009 that sparked one of the most infamous public relations disasters in sports history. Woods’ failed to control the damage to his reputation … Continue reading

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Activist a Hypocrite in Weinstein Probe?

According to The New York Times, Harvey Weinstein, co-founder of Miramax and Weinstein Co., has arranged at least eight sexual harassment settlements.  Through its investigation, the Times found records of these allegations spanning three decades. Who is Weinstein? He “has … Continue reading

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Can One Wrong Post Smear a Brand?

Social media can make or break the success of a brand. But can one post ruin a long history of great social media strategy? Tarte Cosmetics is a brand that includes makeup and skincare products. The brand is known for … Continue reading

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Copper Topping Tests Mac’s Mettle

It’s not pink slime nor dark meat nuggets that are pushing McDonald’s into the limelight this time, but rather molten copper. That’s right, molten copper is the new buzz surrounding McDonald’s food. It’s not in the food nor used in … Continue reading

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Pilot Shortage May Ground Flights

Airplane tickets can get expensive and that is no secret. Depending on the final destination, plane tickets can be thousands of dollars. The secret that these airlines are keeping from the public is the major crisis they are currently facing … Continue reading

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Riding Out Passengers’ Uber Nightmare

Many of us, if not all, know about the increasingly popular cab service called Uber. If not, Uber is a multinational online transportation network that offers cheap, convenient rides. An Uber ride is simple, just open an app on your … Continue reading

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Chemical in Cans Tainting Food?

A crisis involving canned goods has emerged due to a report that claims that there are levels of BPA in cans from brands including Campbell’s soup, General Mills’ Progresso and Del Monte. This particular report also detected BPA in off-brand can packaging … Continue reading

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Info Lag Adds Edge to E Coli Scare

In ironic timing with the release of the burrito emoji, contemporary Mexican grill and sorority girls’ favorite restaurant, Chipotle, was faced with the news that approximately 20 cases of E. coli were connected to their restaurant chain. As you can … Continue reading

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Southwest’s ‘First-Class’ Response

On Sunday, Oct 11, Southwest Airlines passengers on more than 800 flights around the country experienced lengthy delays due to a technical glitch in the company’s systems. Disgruntled passengers took to Twitter and Facebook to voice their grievances, prompting Southwest … Continue reading

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Walmart’s Wrongs & Rights

The Guardian recently posted an article about Walmart’s employee policies. For those unfamiliar with Walmart’s employee rights, the company has been cited for discrimination against women and minorities, and critics claim that executives have no real concern for the well-being of … Continue reading

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