And now for a public service announcement from … Kesha? Yes. The singer, songwriter, and rapper has been at the center of many harsh online “conversations,” and now she’s speaking out about online bullying. At the recent SXSW festival, she took part in a panel discussion on the topic and left no confusion as to […]
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The ads are memorable: A daring adventurer scales a cliff and engages in a fight to the death with a massive dragon. He defeats the beast and earns the right to take his place among The Few and The Proud … the Marines. The campaign and others like it emphasized top-shelf heroism and put masculinity […]
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) deals with a very specific type of problem. So planning for a crisis situation in advance is easier than in some businesses, but putting that aside, most businesses provide a limited number of products or services, so setting up an advance plan for crisis communications is possible … and […]
In what might be the only light at the end of the tunnel for comic and TV star turned accused rapist Bill Cosby a recent court ruling lessens the accusations being leveled against the fallen superstar. According to the Associated Press, a judge ruled that only one of the comedian’s many accusers will be allowed […]
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer recently blocked a few news agencies from a press briefing. The action caused a furor in the press, especially those whose reporters were banned … The New York Times, Politico, CNN, BuzzFeed, and The Washington Post among them. In fact, the briefing was an “invite only” off-camera session. Those […]
During his short and meteoric media career, Milo Yiannopoulos has lived by provoking. He built his brand punking and trolling people on Twitter, then added to it by writing controversial articles and giving incendiary speeches specifically targeted to enrage various groups. When enough people were talking about him – rather than his positions – big […]
When you’re running things, you are held responsible for the decisions of your team, even if you never worked directly with them, and they messed up on their own time. Such is the way of things, especially in the Internet Age. Couple that truism with the fact that prevailing perception quickly becomes reality, and people […]
The allegations rocked the very foundations of one of the world’s largest religions. Catholic clergy were being accused of vile crimes against the children they had been called and commissioned to serve. Not in isolated incidents, but in numbers that filled headlines in nearly every paper in the free world.
No matter which side of this issue people are on, the government is in crisis communication mode … or it should be. The problem seems to be, though, that the government representatives are just as divided as the citizens, immigrants, and the global community. A separatist stance could be taken against the rest of the […]