Doing No PR to Make a Big Splash?

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Doing No PR to Make a Big Splash?

RivianA new electric vehicle automaker called Rivian decided it was in their best interest to remain very quiet until their first products were ready to display at the L.A. Auto Show in November. Unlike its better known, larger and very …

BBC Story on PR Causes PR Biz Controversy

BBC Radio 4This is somewhat inside baseball, but a story in the Financial Times discusses a controversy within the British PR industry over what constitutes public relations. It all started with an early January interview by BBC Radio 4 of actual PR …

Facebook Trips and Falls, A PR Crisis Mess

Facebook cFor those who have not read The New York Times story of November 14 about the PR missteps of Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg in the face of revelations about 2016 Russian election interference at the social media platform, …

Papa John’s Remains Mired in PR Crisis

PapaJohn'sWhat a mess. Papa John’s founder and former chairman of the board, John Schnatter, is trying to regain his chairmanship after resigning last month. Schnatter has been controversial. Last year he got into trouble over his comments about NFL protests …

PR Crisis at Papa John’s Gets Complicated

PapaJohn'sBy now you’ve likely heard that Papa John’s founder and chairman John Schnatter has resigned from the company after it became known that he used a racial slur while doing media training with his public relations firm. Schnatter has had …

YouTube’s PR Problem

The social media site adds 400 videos a minute and that’s the source of YouTube’s PR problem. It hasn’t adequately reviewed all of them and has “come under fire for posting videos aimed at children with violent and sexual themes”, …

“Fearless Girl” Take Top Cannes PR Award

The “Fearless Girl” statue that this blog has written about here has taken Cannes top PR award as well as two other top awards. Karen van Bergen, who headed the jury selecting the PR winner and CEO of Omnicon Public …

Future Tech Intersecting With PR

PRWeek takes a look at some medical technologies being developed and what it means for public relations. These once sci-fi technologies are right around the corner. The ethical issues they bring are complex and managing the PR surrounding them will …