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Thu., Feb. 4, 2016
Teneo Aids EOS in Blister Suit
By Editorial Staff
 
eosEOS, the lip balm in an egg-shaped container that grew wildly popular from social media and celebrity endorsements, has engaged Teneo Strategy as it copes with fallout from class action lawsuits from customers who experienced blisters and other skin irritation after using the product.
Category: Crisis Communications
Tue., Feb. 2, 2016
Abernathy MacGregor Aids Wounded Warrior Project Under Fire
By Editorial Staff
 
wounded warrior projectWounded Warrior Project, the veterans' aid organization under scrutiny for lavish spending, has engaged Abernathy MacGregor Group for PR counsel.
Category: Crisis Communications
Thu., Jan. 28, 2016
Adidas Pulls Back Support from IAAF
By Ronn Torossian
 
Ronn TorossianAdidas in 2008 signed an 11-year sponsorship deal with the IAAF for upwards of $33 million. In the wake of the biggest doping scandal to hit the IAAF, however, Adidas is now looking for a way out.
Category: Crisis Communications
Wed., Jan. 27, 2016
Blog: Public Health Should Take Top Priority in Flint Crisis Response
By Jon Gingerich
 
City of Flint, MichiganThe health crisis unfolding in Flint, Michigan, is a tale of inept leadership, unfathomable government neglect, and a gross failure on behalf of state and local officials to inform and protect the public.
Category: Crisis Communications
Tue., Jan. 26, 2016
Why 'Crisis Marketing' is a Misnomer
By Cortney Stapleton
 

Cortney StapletonWhen a crisis hits, it isn’t always necessary to call in the rescue squad. In many cases, a thorough, strategic communications plan can double as a crisis communications blueprint.

Category: Crisis Communications
Mon., Jan. 25, 2016
Protective PR
By Ronald N. Levy
 
Ronald N. LevyA major function of PR in a jumpy economy is to protect management and aid the public by communicating important realities.
Category: Crisis Communications
Fri., Jan. 22, 2016
Michigan Gov Gets PR Help in Flint Water Crisis
By Editorial Staff
 
City of Flint, MichiganMichigan Gov. Rick Snyder has brought in crisis PR support as his administration tackles fallout from a contaminated water crisis in Flint, Mich.
Category: Crisis Communications
Fri., Jan. 22, 2016
Why Crisis Management is 70% Internal, 30% External
By Brian Ellis
 

Brian EllisHaving internal protocols in place that effectively handle the flow of information and address the issues at hand are key to success in crisis management.

Category: Crisis Communications
Fri., Jan. 22, 2016
Why Cyberattacks Put More Than Data at Risk
By Thomas Graham
 
Thomas Graham Reg Harnish
The potential impact caused by a cyberattack should be considered in every organization’s communications program.
Category: Crisis Communications
Thu., Jan. 21, 2016
On the Academyís Racial PR Crisis
By Ronn Torossian
 
Academy AwardsA planned boycott of the Oscars due to an alleged lack of diversity in this year’s nominee lineup has put the Academy in crisis mode.
Category: Crisis Communications
Thu., Jan. 21, 2016
Response Versus Reputation Enhancement
By Alex Stanton
 
Alex StantonWhile speed is always important, a thoughtful and successful crisis communications approach also requires keeping the longer-term implications of an organization’s reputation in proper focus.
Category: Crisis Communications
Wed., Jan. 20, 2016
Benjamin Franklinís Crisis Wisdom Still Applies Today
By Michael Fineman
 
Michael FinemanBenjamin Franklin’s adages and aphorisms remain relevant in our complex media landscape today, and can be used as a guideline for reputation management and crisis communications.
Category: Crisis Communications
Tue., Jan. 19, 2016
Failure to Plan Guarantees a 'Crisis Within a Crisis'
By Ron Sachs
 
Ron SachsLife is often about solving problems, but an actual crisis that can be triggered by internal or external forces poses a distinctly separate set of more severe dilemmas. 
Category: Crisis Communications
Fri., Jan. 15, 2016
Crisis Planning for the Greek Life
By Ashley McCown
 
Ashley McCownRecent incidents involving the hot button issues of race and campus sexual assault have put Greek life under a microscope.
Category: Crisis Communications
Wed., Jan. 13, 2016
Managing the Cybersecurity Threat
By Heather Wilson
 
Heather WilsonThe likelihood of being victim to a cybersecurity attack isn’t a matter of if, but when.
Category: Crisis Communications
Tue., Jan. 12, 2016
Washington and Crisis, a Unique Relationship
By Michael Robinson
 
Michael RobinsonCrisis communications and Congressional hearings are inevitably intertwined, proving the adage that the most dangerous place to be in Washington is between a politician and a TV camera.
Category: Crisis Communications
Mon., Jan. 11, 2016
The Fall of the Columbia Journalism School
By Fraser Seitel
 
Fraser SeitelUnder its current dean, former Washington Post reporter Steve Coll, the once mighty bastion of fairness and objectivity has increasingly become a willing spear-carrier for liberal political causes.
Category: Crisis Communications
Mon., Jan. 11, 2016
Crisis Preparation in a Digital Age
By Brandon Andersen
 

Brandon AndersenCrisis communication has changed from a primarily reactive tactic, to one that requires speed and proactivity. 

Category: Crisis Communications
Thu., Jan. 7, 2016
Chipotle Splits with Edelman, Notes Media Impact, Criminal Probe
By Editorial Staff
 
chipotleChipotle, which was decimated in the fourth quarter over a norovirus outbreak that followed an E. coli incident earlier in the fall, has parted ways with Edelman amid a conflict.
Category: Crisis Communications
Thu., Jan. 7, 2016
Facts and Myths About Data Security
By George Little
 
George Little & Siobhan GormanMisconceptions and misunderstandings about data security are holding companies back from sharing their stories and developing effective strategies.
Category: Crisis Communications
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