Current News Cycle Shows Why Actionable Results Are Imperative In an earlier blog post, I wrote about the importance of having a crisis communications plan and the basics of implementation. Even if you or your organization are not expecting a crisis (who is?) one will likely occur and your executives will need to spring into action. After all, you will be judged not only by your response but by the measurable actions your organization has […]
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This year has featured a variety of PR nightmares that have surfaced in the media, creating negative reputations for companies across the globe. As one adverse scenario leads to another, the overall culture, mission and values of businesses rapidly become destroyed as information is interpreted (or misinterpreted) by the public. For instance, the recent United Airlines controversy began with the mistreatment of a passenger. Less than three weeks after this incident, a new story about […]
It can’t have escaped your notice that several of today’s most recognizable names are sorely in need of some positive PR: Pepsi, United, and Sean Spicer. In solidarity with PR teams all over the world that are cringing at these parties’ recent debacles, today’s blog will examine the PR landscape that did and should surround these three incidents. First, a review of what happened: Pepsi Capitalizing on real protests, making light of weighty historical moments, […]