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Is Bieber Next Troubled Teen Star?

When you think about Justin Bieber, you may think of his boyish good looks, his catchy songs or more recently, his constant public blunders that have many wondering, is he the next Lindsay Lohan? In the past few months, Bieber has attracted … Continue reading

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Luck of the Irish? Manti Te’o Creates PR Crisis For Notre Dame

What started as public relations gold has quickly turned into a spiraling crisis for the University of Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish headed into the championship season with a story and an athlete incomparable to other contenders. The team’s star … Continue reading

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Another Scandal in Need of Crisis Management

In response to the previous post about Public Scandals and PR, there is yet another scandal circulating the media involving Brett Farve. You know, the quarterback who retired then decided he still wanted to play football so he un-retired. While … Continue reading

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Learning Lessons the Hard Way: The Brett Farve Edition

“I’m not getting into that. I’ve got my hands full with the Jets.” — Brett Favre to NY Post reporter Fox Sports News posted a story online this week about how Brett Favre’s wife will be making television appearances and could … Continue reading

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Strategy #1: Understand Business Financials

For my business journalism class with Professor Leckey, I have to read “24 Days,” which is a book that chronicles The Wall Street Journal’s experience in covering Enron’s collapse. (To this day, the ex-American energy company is credited as the … 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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