The manner in which Malaysian government authorities and airline executives communicated with hundreds of journalists pounding away for answers created a circus-like atmosphere that became every bit as explosive as jet fuel.
The A&E Network announced last week that they were lifting their suspension of Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson and bringing him back less than a week after suspending him for remarks he made in GQ in regards to homosexuals and African-Americans.
Lululemon athletica, the Vancouver-based yoga apparel marketer roughed up on the PR front this year, retained Weber Shandwick to handle news of its CEO succession and exit of its outspoken chairman this week.
Barneys New York, the upscale retailer immersed in an alleged "shop and frisk" policy toward black shoppers crisis, has retained a civil rights consultant/crisis PR/PA pro to review its customer service practices.
US Investigations Services, the background screener and security firm that vetted rogue contractor Edward Snowden for government work, has engaged crisis PR counsel as it faces legal and image fallout.
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