Posts Tagged ‘crisis PR’
How To Apologize Via Twitter, Part… Ah, We Lost Count
November 16th, 2011
The Penn State sexual abuse scandal and tragedy will prove a significant moment in future crisis public relations case studies. For now, nearly all the attention has rightfully focused on …Read More
9 + 9 + 9 = Ineffective Crisis Management
November 1st, 2011
With Herman Cain, the (d)evolution of his campaign’s response to sexual harassment allegations has marked a total failure on basic crisis public relations principles. Here’s a rundown of all the mistakes …Read More
Daily Deal: Half-Off Crisis PR
October 18th, 2011
When a damning news story appears about a major company, chances are other big players are involved. In crisis PR, a fundamental element is knowing who your client’s business partners …Read More
The Shaggy Defense Won’t Work for Kenyon Martin
October 11th, 2011
Has it really come to this? NBA Commissioner David Stern announced that the first two weeks of the season will be canceled. We, of course, look at this move in …Read More
Mile-High Crisis PR!
October 7th, 2011
What is it with Southwest Airlines? For some reason, the carrier seems to get caught in a regular media firestorm by kicking off high-profile passengers from their airplanes. The latest …Read More
Lendio Guest Post: Is Your Business Prepared to Deal with the Shaking?
August 25th, 2011
We’ve just gone online with another guest post at Lendio, this one on the basics of crisis management for small businesses. As we just experienced the Great DC Earthquake of …Read More
So When Did Conflict of Interest Come in Style?
August 18th, 2011
Well, we can’t say we haven’t tried to help Conde Nast! Not once, not twice… but three times now a member of the publishing conglomerate has committed a major PR …Read More
Don’t Think Prior Crisis PR Planning Is Important? Talk to Airbnb.
August 4th, 2011
The recent scandal involving Airbnb, the social media platform for home sharing and couch surfing, portends the most fundamental lesson in PR crisis management: It’s a hell of a lot …Read More
Move Over Vogue — GQ’s the Conde Nast Crisis Du Jour
July 28th, 2011
What is it with members of the Conde Nast family and stepping in it, over and over, with both feet? As you may recall, Vogue Magazine pulled off arguably the …Read More
News Of The World Had No Choice Other Than to Shut Down
July 7th, 2011
It’s certainly a breathtaking moment in the media industry when a globally infamous publication like News of the World, first launched in 1843, suddenly announces it will shut down in …Read More