Crisis Public Relations

China’s Handling of its PR Crisis

China, the most populated country in the world has been experiencing a backlash from some western countries over its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. There has been a lack of trust with the official numbers that have come out of the country, and there has also been plenty of criticism over the country’s alleged withdrawal […]

What PR Pros Anticipate in 2020’s Crisis Communication

Different PR pros hold different predictions regarding anticipated trends in 2020’s crisis communication. Some anticipate a rise in crisis preparedness, while others predict a rise in ethics in crisis management for various reasons. With the 2020 elections set to raise the need for crisis PR, crisis communicators will need to cut through the noise to […]

CRISIS COMMUNICATION PLAN & PLAN

In an earlier article, we discussed how to begin drafting a plan by identifying the primary and secondary spokespersons. Here is a presentation of the next steps. The top topics to focus on were identified earlier and the plan should center around them.  Continue by gathering all current and pertinent information about each subject and […]

Post 9/11

September 11, 2001 is a day most in generation Z and any older generations will never forget.   A drone attack on the world’s largest oil refinery in Saudi Arabia just a few days after this year’s 9/11 memorial punctuated the possibility of even more crises to come. What Does That Prove? The latest drone attack […]

What Happened To Gas Prices

Recent news of drone strikes on the world’s largest oil processing plant in Saudi Arabia not only caused an immediate spike in gasoline prices at the pump but are also causing other issues. In the meantime, observers say it will be weeks before the operation is back to normal. Companies involved in transportation, as well […]

The Golden Rules of PR Crisis Management

At some point, no matter the industry, your business is almost guaranteed to have to face some sort of a public relations crisis. At the same time, your crisis management plan can be the difference between a hugely beneficial image boost, or a major blow to your brand that alienates your customers, business partners, and […]

Getting Ahead of a Crisis Before it Happens

Crisis management. Two words that no business wants to have to handle, but unfortunately this is often a part of running a company. Inevitably, something negative will happen. The effects of these types of situations are highly dependent on how they are handled. But why wait until there is a crisis to handle? Being proactive […]

Managing a PR Crisis

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All businesses, big or small, will face some kind of public relations crisis in their lifetime. Knowing this will happen — and being prepared for it — is the best way to manage these scenarios. All businesses are vulnerable to a wide range of unexpected threats and in this age of anything going viral at […]

Cheap and Ethical: Mutually Exclusive Branding?

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The global fashion industry is facing an existential crisis: after exploding across the globe in search of ever-cheaper places to manufacture its treasures, stories of worker abuses are as depressing as they are consistent: violence, brutally long hours, unpaid wages, dangerous conditions, and perpetual poverty. Last year, workers at an Indian factory known for supplying […]

Jussie Smollett’s career is over

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There can be no doubt now that Jussie Smollett will struggle to revive his career. The Empire star broke his silence on the ‘worst time of his life’ after all charges against him for filing a false police report were dropped earlier this month.  His record has also been wiped clean, and reports indicate he […]