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Wisconsin Chancellor Receives Public Rebuke Over Porn Star Invite

Wisconsin Chancellor Receives Public Rebuke Over Porn Star Invite

The University of Wisconsin is facing scrutiny after the chancellor of the La Crosse campus was “reprimanded” for inviting porn star Nina Hartley to speak on campus. The Wisconsin University System’s president “questioned the judgment” of UW-LaCrosse chancellor Joe Gow after he invited Hartley to come and deliver a lecture during “Free Speech Week.” The […]

Dolce & Gabbana’s Marketing Mishap

Dolce & Gabbana’s Marketing Mishap

It’s been a shaky couple of weeks for Dolce and Gabbana, after they released an ad campaign that has been described as “disrespectful and racist”. The backlash has been immediate and hard, ranging from boycotts by celebrities and having its products withdrawn from Chinese e-commerce sites. The Italian luxury fashion house’s controversial advertising campaign includes […]

Investigation Exposes Extreme Filth and Animal Cruelty at Marriott Egg Supplier’s Farms

INVESTIGATION EXPOSES EXTREME FILTH AND ANIMAL CRUELTY AT MARRIOTT EGG SUPPLIER’S FARMS

Shocking investigation shows feces-covered cages, flies crawling over eggs, animal abuse; non-profit Lever calls on Marriott to treat Asian customers equally Washington DC — Shocking video footage released this morning shows extreme food safety risks and animal cruelty at farms of an egg supplier to Bethesda-based hotel chain Marriott International. The footage shows: Feces and […]

Equifax Breach Puts 143 Million Credit

Equifax breach

Using consumers at risk of identity theft We live in the age of the computer pirate, the hacker, and the security breach. It’s almost becoming pedestrian. Week after week, someone is getting hacked. From big box stores to restaurants to grocery stores to government agencies and political groups. Hacking feels just part of life these […]

Ministry of Commerce, Government of Pakistan Seeks PR Firm

Nation Branding is a means to build and maintain a country’s strategic advantage with the purpose of economic growth. It is the process of figuring out a nation’s economic identity and how it will be communicated to the trading nations of the world. As a consequence of globalization, all countries must compete with each other […]

Michael Moore Attempting A Message Of Unity

Michael Moore

Infamous documentary filmmaker Michael Moore has made a career out of celebrating liberal ideas and giving conservatives fits. He has never shied away from controversy or worried over much if his ideas might be pushing a conversation too far one way. If there was one thread throughout all his commentary and movies, though, it was […]

United Takes Steps to Reduce Involuntary “Bumping”

United takes steps to reduce involuntary “bumping”

United Airline is taking a public relations beating this year…much of it self-inflicted. Now, after months of misfires and misreading public sentiment, the company appears to be trying to make moves in the right direction. Moves that some are calling “baby steps” … but at least they’re moving. Recently, the company began promising to “bump” […]

Hobby Lobby Fined for Illegal Smuggling

Hobby Lobby fined for illegal smuggling

Hobby Lobby leadership has agreed to pay millions in fines to the US federal government after being found to have illegally smuggled religious artifacts from the Middle East. According to the federal accusation, the company or associates related to the company engaged in “intentionally mislabeling” Iraqi religious artifacts for import into the United States. PR […]

What Leaders Can Do in a Corporate Crisis

What Leaders Can Do in the Middle of a Corporate Crisis

Once there is a corporate crisis, there’s also a big threat to the financial fortunes of the company, as well as their relations and reputation with the world at large and the key stakeholders. For large organizations, such a crisis is likely to strike more than once and as often as every five years on […]

Verizon and Yahoo Brace for Layoffs

Verizon and Yahoo Brace for Layoffs

There are a lot of mergers in the air. As Fox is trying to make good on its offer to buy Britain’s Sky TV network, Verizon is in the process of trying to collect Yahoo. And it looks like Verizon is a lot closer to making this happen than they were after shareholders approved a […]