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“PR Problem” or Operational Issue?

“PR Problem” or Operational Issue?

 |  Apr 11, 2017

Are you sure what you have is a PR problem? Or do you have an operational issue on your hands that the PR team now has to handle? [Click below for more]

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In Über Their Heads?

In Über Their Heads?

 |  Mar 22, 2017

Bre wrote a blog post last week about Uber's CEO's poor leadership style. Since then, a lot has happened. [Click below for more]

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No Comment on Public Relations

No Comment on Public Relations

 |  Mar 17, 2017

What do you do when a reporter asks your client a question they don't want to or can't answer? There are more things you can say besides "no comment." [Click below for more]

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The Oscar Ordeal

The Oscar Ordeal

 |  Feb 28, 2017

You had to have heard about the Oscars Best Picture mix-up...what do you think of PricewaterhouseCoopers' crisis communications in this moment? [Click below for more]

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CEOs & Spokespeople: Do Your Values Align With Your Brand?

CEOs & Spokespeople: Do Your Values Align With Your Brand?

 |  Feb 17, 2017

Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin Plank got in some hot water with his brand representatives when he praised Donald Trump. Spokespeople aren't the only ones that need to align with company values. [Click below for more]

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Crisis Communications – Sexist Olympic PR Problems

Crisis Communications – Sexist Olympic PR Problems

 |  Aug 12, 2016

All this week I have been planning to write about the Olympics, since I really enjoy watching them (and no, not just the tennis portion). At first I was going to write about the Russian athletes who were banned from the Olympics for failing drug tests. I had written earlier in the year about Sharapova’s […]

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Crisis Communications – Women: Get On Your Knees

Crisis Communications – Women: Get On Your Knees

 |  Mar 31, 2016

Most people who know me know that I am passionate about a lot of things (my son is number one and tennis isn’t far behind). So, it probably comes as no surprise that quite often I come across situations regarding tennis that I am moved to write blog posts about. A couple of weeks ago […]

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Crisis Communications – Sharapova’s Drug Crisis

Crisis Communications – Sharapova’s Drug Crisis

 |  Mar 17, 2016

I seem to be on a path right now to write about crisis communications (I must be part of some multi-platform database from Facebook and Twitter to show me articles I would be interested in – which include public relations and crisis communications) because just a few weeks ago I wrote about Uber’s crisis communications […]

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Crisis Communications – Responding vs Reacting

Crisis Communications – Responding vs Reacting

 |  Mar 10, 2016

Earlier this week I heard about Whole Foods being under fire for selling whole pre-peeled oranges in plastic containers. Very quickly, as a result of social media, Whole Foods (and people who would purchase the product) were being attacked for being too lazy to peel an orange and also the waste of the plastic container […]

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Does #Uber have a Crisis Communications Plan?

Does #Uber have a Crisis Communications Plan?

 |  Feb 24, 2016

Landis Communications, our Public Relations Global Network (PRGN) partner in San Francisco, shared a post from Carolyn Said, reporter from the San Francisco Chronicle and SFGate, on Twitter titled Uber marshals crisis-response for Michigan shooting spree. Side note: I don’t know who runs the Twitter account over at Landis, but apparently we have the same […]

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