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Last Updated: Wed., Jan. 19, 2022 @ 5:26 pm

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Embattled Manhattan DA Turns to Heller

Wed, Jan. 19, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Alvin BraggManhattan district attorney Alvin Bragg, who has come under fire for his memo to prosecutors telling them to seek prison time only for those charged with serious crimes, has reached out to crisis pro Risa Heller.

A 2022 Wish: Plan To Manage Your Crisis Risks

Wed, Jan. 19, 2022

By Alex Stanton

Alex StantonWhy planning ahead and putting in the time and effort toward creating thoughtful, workable crisis communications plans is one of the best investments companies and organizations can make in 2022.

Wartime Lessons: Crisis Doctrine for Complex Times

Fri, Jan. 14, 2022

By Jessica Berk Ross

Jessica Berk RossAs we prepare for what’s shaping up to be yet another hostile year in communications, a look to the principles put forth in military doctrine provides some important lessons for managing challenges.

Crisis Communications in a Social Justice World

Thu, Jan. 13, 2022

By Hal Dash

Hal DashPR pros should add new tools to their communications arsenals in an effort to assess and plan for what’s amounting to a widespread breakdown of trust in our major institutions.

Fighting Fake News

Wed, Jan. 12, 2022

By Nick Puleo

Nick PuleoStrategies to counter the three kinds of fake news campaigns that could victimize your company.

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Fighting Hate and Bias on Campus

Tue, Jan. 11, 2022

By David Ball

David BallCommunications steps university leaders can take from the crisis management playbook to combat hate crimes in higher education.

World Economic Forum Defers Davos Meeting

Mon, Dec. 20, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

WEFThe World Economic Forum today deferred its January 17-21 Davos annual meeting of billionaires, corporate tycoons, celebrities, politicos, influencers and ad/PR people until the early summer due to the Omicron outbreak.

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BoJo Spokesperson Quits in Xmas Party Uproar

Thu, Dec. 9, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Allegra StrattonAllegra Stratton, a spokesperson for UK prime minister Boris Johnson, has resigned her post after a video leaked to ITV showed her joking about an alleged Christmas party that took place in Downing Street in violation of the government's COVID-19 lockdown rules.

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Spokesperson for VP Harris Departs

Thu, Dec. 2, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Symone SandersSymone Sanders, chief spokesperson for vice president Kamala Harris, is leaving the White House. Her resignation had been expected by Harris’s staff, according to CNN.

Slow Response Worsened Astroworld PR Crisis

Wed, Nov. 10, 2021

By Ronn Torossian

Ronn TorossianA music festival that turned deadly provides some lessons on how and when to respond when things suddenly go wrong at large-scale events.

Congress Targets PR's Role in Shielding 'Kleptocrats'

Fri, Oct. 8, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Tom MalinowskiConcerned that PR firms may be playing a role in covering up the money laundering activities of dictators, criminals, terrorists and 'kleptocrats,' Congress wants to require communicators to report suspicious client activity.

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Stripe Theory Protects Rep of Jordan's King

Thu, Oct. 7, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

King AbdullahStripe Theory, the data-based PR, crisis and reputation management firm, provides consulting services to the Royal Hashemite Court regarding potential defamation suits concerning articles about Jordan’s King Abdullah II.