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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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Could ‘Android KitKat’ Melt Reputation?

Google unveiled its new Android mobile operating system, Android KitKat, Sept 9. Since 2009, Google has named their Android operating systems after desserts. They started with Cupcake and moved through the alphabet. Android KitKat, the latest sweet title is the … Continue reading

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Will Beyonce’s Lip-Syncing Tarnish Image?

Beyonce’s performance of the Star-Spangled Banner took a prime spot in Inauguration Day media coverage when the 16-time Grammy Award-winning pop star came under fire for allegedly lip-syncing the national anthem. An inaugural official soon confirmed that the star did indeed … Continue reading

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Give and Take

The animosity between the public relations students and the other students at the Cronkite School is no secret. We hear it all the time, being referred to as the, “ PR People,” and then eye rolls that follow when you … Continue reading

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Ding, Dong the Noob is Dead!

Have you ever been forced to sell anything door to door?  Whether it was cookies, wrapping paper or window tint, the anxiety of ringing doorbell after doorbell is enough to make even the sweetest of cookie pushers cringe. That is … Continue reading

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12 year old boy faces adult murder charges

******************************************************************* CNN.com reports: On a chilly morning in February 2009, state police found 26-year-old Kenzie Houk in her bed with a bullet though her head. She was eight months pregnant. The search for her killer ended with the most surprising … Continue reading

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Reputations are on the line on-line

I ran across a interesting topic on crisisblogger concerning executive worry about online reputations.  It drew on a story from PRweek about a survey taken called Risky Business: Reputation Online.  What struck me most was that of the 700 top … Continue reading

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Social Media and Our Professional and Personal Reputations

In Brian Solis’ blog PR 2.0, in a post entitled “In the Social Web, We Are All Brand Managers,” he talks about creating corporate brands using socia media, including Facebook, Twitter, and many more. “Everything we share online, the comments we … Continue reading

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Weekly roundup

JMC417 students are, understandably, very concerned with the public perceptions of the profession they are entering. Following on posts from the previous week, such as ABC PR’s discussion of the “PR lady” in the Mac vs. PC commercials, this week … Continue reading

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Your Search Engine Results are as Important as Your Resume

by Metis PR I selected a posting from the PRos in Training blog called, “Your Search Engine Results are as Important as Your Resume.” Most public relations professors, like many of the people in this class, focus on honing their … Continue reading

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