Breast Cancer and PR: Why Celebrity Drug Addictions Get More Press Than Disease

2009-10-13 by EPR Staff
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There are a number of celebrities who have suffered from breast cancer and lived to tell the tale. You've probably heard about a few of them, but the media seems to be more focused on who went on a drinking binge this last weekend or who is in rehab for drug addiction, rather than focusing on diseases that many of us may face someday. Is being sick bad PR? What makes a coke addiction better news than a young actress suffering from breast cancer? First, a look at the celebrities that have overcome this disease. Christina Applegate: One of the... Read More >

Madonna Delivers PR Gift to Lady Gaga on SNL

2009-10-04 by EPR Staff
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In a staged appearance on Saturday Night Live, Madonna attacked Gaga in a Deep House Dish musical skit with Kenan Thompson and Andy Samberg. Some found it funny, but the whole deal reminded me of Diana Falzones's editorial on The Huffington Post - The Lost Art of Being a Lady. Madonna, who is already known for her hot temper, delivered Gaga a beautifully wrapped PR gift when she "interrupted" her performance, starting to pull Gaga's wig and yelling "What the hell is a disco stick?" This girls gone wildperformance is what can be seen as the essence of today's pop... Read More >

Liz Claman of Fox Business Network Defines Business Sexy

2009-10-02 by EPR Staff
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There seems to be no end to terms to describe everything these days from Google trends to messages on Twitter. But Business Sexy? Anchor lady Liz Claman uses this term to describe was has become accepted as her ability to "look the part" daily on Fox's afternoon news programming. When asked about her inate ability to look good in front of the camera, Claman was forthcoming about her idea of being attractive without distracting the viewers from the news. Claman began working for CNBC in 1998, and subsequently "made it" on the Fox business scene with a successful interview with... Read More >

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