Public Relations Proves Vital In Chicago’s Troubled Waters

Tinley Park

Tinley Park, a suburb of Chicago, recently faced a controversy over their water meters. It seems the information from the meters was too often incorrect. The city hired a PR firm to help them through the crisis. Prairie State Strategies helps with community outreach, engagement, and crisis communications – all to inform the public of […]

Chromogenex – Owned By Squadron Capital – Sued Again


Medical-device company, Chromogenex has been sued by a leading New York PR company – 5W –for nearly $100,000 plus legal fees and damages due to non-payment. According to media reports, Chromogenex is owned primarily by Squadron Capital, an “investment vehicle headquartered in Connecticut”, whose primary investor has been identified as Jennifer Pritzker, the billionaire investor […]

Fake Reviews Don’t Pay

fake reviews

Journalism is a precarious vocation. A writer must keep objectivity in mind despite the how reality-altering stories become to the general public. Remaining objective requires the writer to embody a voice and a morality perpetually altering the facts on the ground and in the minds of everyone involved with news or media. However, there are […]

Volkswagen’s Four PR Firms & Their Ongoing Crisis


The latest emission scandal by Volkswagen severely crippled the company’s growth, shaken the trust of investors, consumers, and, as this article posits, leaves the entire brand of Volkswagen threatened. These are dark days for the company but also a opportunity for to rebrand the company with a new green initiative and more corporate oversight. Four […]

Doing PR For Poor-Performing Hedge Funds

Hedge Fund PR

Lately, hedge funds like Paulson & Co. have been losing business and unfortunately for PR firms, there’s little that can be said to sway public opinion about it. Since August, Hedge funds have lost 0.6% since August. Paulson’s fund fell an entire 8.5% in September and was down an entire 12 points in 2015 through […]

Peppercomm and DKC Public Relations News Of The Week

peppercomm PR

    Peppercomm PR Pushes Boundries in the Broadway Scene In an intriguing change per the norm of Broadway PR, executives from the New York theater press agency O&M Co., headed by Rick Miramontez, join with DKC Public Relations to Launch DKC/O&M.  This new agreement offers a significant push into the Broadway scene for DKC […]

Bad PR For A$AP Rocky From His Publicist

Asap Rocky

The significance of maintaining healthy relations between employer and employee extends beyond hours, pay or contractual agreements. A$AP announced Rocky’s former manager (and publicist) filed a lawsuit against the young rapper. The plaintiff claims Rocky cheated him out of $850,000 in commission, and broke their contractual obligations. Rocky’s then manager, Geno Smith, originally entered into […]