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How Peloton Could Improve Communications

Wed, May 12, 2021

By Ronn Torossian

Ronn Torossian

Peloton’s recent treadmill crisis, where the company initially pushed back against requests from regulators to recall one of its models before 70 safety incidents were later reported in connection with the product, provides an important communications lesson for brands.

Sitrick & Co. Provides Crisis Support to Archegos

Tue, Apr. 6, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Bill HwangSitrick And Company is providing crisis support to Archegos Capital Management, the $10B family investment firm that imploded in mid-March in one of Wall Street's most spectacular collapses. (Updated)

The Power of Trust in Times of Crisis

Fri, Jan. 29, 2021

By Donovan Roche

Donovan RocheThe catastrophic events of 2020 illustrate how easily trust is lost during a crisis, and why establishing and maintaining trust is paramount for protecting brands’ reputations.


CSR: A New Frontier for Crisis Communications

Wed, Jan. 27, 2021

By Lucy O'Brien

Lucy O'BrienThe events of 2020 have underscored the importance for companies to communicate their corporate social responsibility initiatives to the communities they serve—or crisis can follow.

Crisis Management: The Full Swing 

Tue, Jan. 26, 2021

By Emigdio Rojas

Emigdio RojasIn order to be successful, companies must begin embracing the fact that crises are inevitable. Today, knowing how to properly manage these multi-part affairs from preparation to follow-through is a key to success.


Hamptons Bigwigs Tap Mercury for NIMBY Fight 

Mon, Jan. 25, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Ron LauderBillionaire Ron Lauder and trend-spotter Faith Popcorn have signed on to fight the burial of a power line 30 feet under Wainscott Beach in Long Island’s Hamptons.

Out of Crisis Comes Opportunity

Mon, Jan. 25, 2021

By Whit Clay and Jill Zuckman

Whit Clay and Jill ZuckmanCommunications lessons we can take away from one of the most historically challenging years on record.

Managing Crisis Around Bankruptcy Filings

Thu, Jan. 21, 2021

By Phil Denning

Phil DenningA bankruptcy filing is a significant crisis event for any company, requiring a proactive, integrated communications program that speaks to all impacted stakeholders across every phase of the process.

Lessons Learned: COVID and Long-Term Care Facilities

Thu, Jan. 7, 2021

By Michelle Ubben

Michelle UbbenPerhaps no industry has borne the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic worse than the nation’s long-term care facilities. And yet, in the months since, they’ve been able to pivot from the crisis and turn things around.

SFW Lessons from an NSFW Crisis

Fri, Dec. 18, 2020

By Greg Behr

Greg BehrDespite these past weeks of constant election turmoil and raging pandemic coverage, you may have spotted a headline regarding PornHub, the industry leader in user-generated erotica.

Teneo President/Co-Founder Band Quits

Wed, Dec. 9, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Doug BandDoug Band, 48-year-old president/co-founder of Teneo and ex-confidante to president Clinton, is stepping down from the high-stakes corporate communications firm to spend more time with his family and pursue other interests.