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Tue., May 19, 2015
Environmental Firm in Fed Corruption Probe Brings in PR Help
By Greg Hazley
 
abtechAbtech Industries, the publicly traded environmental engineering firm, brought in crisis PR support after it was drawn in to a corruption scandal that toppled New York's Senate leader.
Category: Crisis Communications
Mon., May 18, 2015
FitzGibbon Turns Up Heat on Nestle
By Kevin McCauley
 
nestleFitzGibbon Media is promoting the May 20 protests at two Nestle water bottling plants in Los Angeles and Sacramento to pressure the consumer marketing giant to end operations for the duration of the Golden State's drought.
Category: Crisis Communications
Thu., May 14, 2015
Tylenol Murders Website Opened
By Jack O'Dwyer
 

Michelle RosenMichelle Rosen, daughter of one of the seven Tylenol murder victims of 1982, has launched a Tylenol Murders website,  vowing to take down what she calls “the empire of lies and corruption” surrounding the incident.

Category: Crisis Communications
Thu., May 14, 2015
Federal Officials, Media Perform Well in Wake of Train Accident
By Jack O'Dwyer
 

Robert SumwaltFederal officials got the basic facts of the Philadelphia train wreck out within 24 hours—the train was going double the speed limit and that section of track lacked available safety measures. The public mostly got the news of the crash and press conferences via their hand-held devices and TV.

Category: Crisis Communications
Mon., May 11, 2015
Widmeyer Aids Ole Miss After Chancellor Axed
By Greg Hazley
 
dan jonesThe University of Mississippi's board has called in PR support after its decision to not offer a new contract to chancellor Dan Jones roiled prominent alumni, donors and students.
Category: Crisis Communications
Fri., May 8, 2015
Victim's Daughter Seeks Documents in 1982 Tylenol Murders
By Jack O'Dwyer
 

rosenMichelle Rosen, who watched her mother die of a poisoned Tylenol pill in 1982 after returning from the hospital after giving birth, is seeking to reopen investigation of the murders. She challenges the "madman going from store-to-store" theory. 

Category: Crisis Communications
Tue., May 5, 2015
Edelman Aids Sally Beauty in Possible Data Breach
By Greg Hazley
 
sally beautySally Beauty Holdings, the $3.8B beauty supplies retailer and distributor, has put on its crisis face as it investigates a possible second data breach in a year.
Category: Crisis Communications
Tue., May 5, 2015
Chubb Adds Edelman to Crisis Roster
By Greg Hazley
 
Global insurer Chubb has added Edelman to its roster of PR firms to aid companies in crisis.
Category: Crisis Communications
Tue., Apr. 28, 2015
Lott Lobbies for Safe Campuses
By Kevin McCauley
 
safeFormer Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott spearheads a Squire Patton Boggs lobbying push for the Safe Campus Coalition.
Category: Crisis Communications
Mon., Apr. 27, 2015
PR Firms Need to Back Diversity Words with Top Hiring Action
By Mike Paul
 
mike paulThe top 20 global PR firms and top 20 global corporations should hire at least 12 executives of color to demonstrate their commitment to diversity.
Category: Crisis Communications
Mon., Apr. 27, 2015
Inventure Foods Gets Comms Counsel in Recall
By Greg Hazley
 
inventureInventure Foods, the frozen foods processor and marketer that has recalled two product lines after listeria was found at a Georgia facility, is leaning on PR and IR counsel through the crisis.
Category: Crisis Communications
Fri., Apr. 24, 2015
Popeyes Copes with Pregnant Manager Firing
By Greg Hazley
 
popeyesFast-food chicken franchise Popeyes has moved to contain fallout from a Houston TV news report about the firing of a pregnant employee that went viral online and was widely picked up by news outlets.
Category: Crisis Communications
Wed., Apr. 15, 2015
Abernathy Schools For-Profit Corinthian on PR
By Greg Hazley
 
corinthianCorinthian Colleges Inc., the for-profit college slapped with a $30M fine by the Dept. of Education April 14 is relying on Abernathy MacGregor for PR support.
Category: Crisis Communications
Fri., Mar. 27, 2015
Pilots Groups Hit Media, Leaks on Germanwings Crash
By Greg Hazley
 
fvrThe Montreal-based International Federation of Air Line Pilots Associations condemned the "leaking" of content from the Germanwings Flight 9525 cockpit voice recorder, following the jetliners crash in the French Alps on March 24.
Category: Crisis Communications
Wed., Mar. 25, 2015
Lufthansa Navigates PR Aftermath of Deadly Crash
By Greg Hazley
 
crashBurson-Marsteller is aiding client Lufthansa after the deadly French Alps crash by its budget airline Germanwings.
Category: Crisis Communications
Wed., Mar. 18, 2015
FEMA Expands Ogilvy's Work
By Kevin McCauley
 
FEMA logoFEMA has awarded a five-year $130M contract for flood risk communication/mitigation to a joint venture of Michael Baker International, technology and engineering consultant, and Ogilvy Public Relations.
Category: Crisis Communications
Tue., Mar. 17, 2015
Rev. Dollar Depends on 5W PR
By Kevin McCauley
 
Creflo Dollar5W Public Relations is repping televangelist Creflo Dollar, who has come under fire for his bid to raise $65M from his followers to buy a private jet.
Category: Crisis Communications
Wed., Mar. 11, 2015
47 Republican Fiddlers in Foreign Policy
By Joe Honick
 
The 47 Republican Senators who sent a juvenile though threatening letter to Iran made themselves, their party and the US look even more foolish in foreign policy.
Category: Crisis Communications
Tue., Mar. 10, 2015
H+K Works to Get Metrorail's Rep Back on Track
By Kevin McCauley
 

metroHill+Knowlton Strategies and O'Neill and Assocs. are working to restore the battered image of Washington's Metrorail subway system.

 
Category: Crisis Communications
Tue., Mar. 3, 2015
Was Netanyahu's PR Play Worth It?
By Kevin McCauley
 
netanyahuIsrael's Prime Minister Benjamin Natanyahu speaks before Congress and then goes home to Israel. Damage done. Was it worth it?
Category: Crisis Communications
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