Crisis PR

Yiannopoulos left CPAC and Breitbart no choice

Yiannopoulos left CPAC and Breitbart no choice

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 […]

Disney Management Axes PewDiePie

Disney management axes PewDiePie

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 […]

Clergy abuse victim advocate steps aside

Clergy abuse victim advocate steps aside

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.

What Airlines can Teach About Crisis Communications

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Linda Rutherford, VP and chief communications officer at Southwest Airlines, recently shared some tips for crisis communications and making a plan in advance. These ideas apply to all businesses and are pretty basic concepts. If you don’t already have a plan, start one, and if you do, continue to update and upgrade it with the […]

CVS introduces generic competitor to EpiPen

CVS introduces generic competitor to EpiPen

Months back, when Mylan, maker of the popular EpiPen announced that the product’s price was going up rather precipitously, people from coast to coast panicked, then began looking for another option. Some tried to go without the life-saving drug. Others looked toward Canadian import companies. This was the status for countless Americans for months, scrambling to […]

Pfizer drops the cost of vaccine to charities

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It’s been a rough year for Big Pharma. You know all the stories, huge drug price hikes, exclusions, rate increases on prescription drugs … endless headlines turning the public image of the average drug company into some kind of Mad Max post-apocalyptic wasteland. One drug company appears tired of taking it on the chin. Pfizer […]

How Can Local Governments Prepare for Crisis PR

How Can Local Governments Prepare in Advance for a Crisis

All that’s needed is to watch the news for a few weeks for people to know that crisis can happen with very little warning. Natural disasters – flooding, earthquakes, tornados, and blizzards offer little or no warning for communities, but at the same time, those communities are aware of what natural calamities could befall their […]