PR Perspectives

Al-Jazeera Under Siege at Home

Al-Jazeera Under Siege at Home

When you take a stand as a brand, especially as a media company, you’re going to get some pushback and criticism. When you do so in the Middle East, that pushback is going to be substantial. And, often, when you don’t take a stand where you should … or if you refuse to … the […]

University Apologizes for “Sexist” Request

University Apologizes for “Sexist” Request

Sooner or later, certain institutions will learn that establishing a dress code that is not unilaterally applied will get them into hot water and create a series of headlines which will have them apologizing to millions of strangers. Until they all do make this realization … or until said institutions tell the protesters to get […]

O’Donnell Agrees to Terms with MSNBC

O’Donnell Agrees to Terms with MSNBC

So far this year, Fox News has seen a lot of turmoil among its biggest names. Meanwhile, other networks have been able to sit back, point fingers and grin a little bit about the negative headlines generated by the troubles suffered by their competition. Then, somewhat out of nowhere, MSNBC stalwart Lawrence O’Donnell tweeted up […]

Orchard Owners Turning to Robot Labor?

Orchard Owners Turning to Robot Labor

Farmers in Washington State are worried that they won’t have enough workers to keep up with the harvest in coming years. Most orchards depend on migrant farmers to pick their crops, many of whom work illegally in the United States, according to the Associated Press. With the Trump administration’s promise to crack down on illegal […]