Can public opinion be persuaded to once again love fruitcake, that much maligned, fruit-filled, hefty holiday gift? According to Adweek and fruitcake producers, it is possible and it’s underway. For a product that has been around for more than 2000 …
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This story from PBS Newshour illustrates how social media can be manipulated by a government. In an effort to sway public opinion, China has hired a large group of people to post positive comments about the government’s economic developments – …
Public opinion is fickled, or is it just the way public opinion is questioned. The Atlantic looks at two respected surveys. One says the public supports Apple over iPhone security, the other says the public supports the FBI. The article …
According to Pew Research Center, 2015 was a watershed year for American demographic changes. For example, it is the first year Millennials outnumber Baby Boomers and more immigrants from Mexico are leaving the United States than coming in. The …
PRWeek describes some of the media relations efforts being made by embattled Chipotle restaurant chain to overcome damage to its brand from multiple outbreaks of customer illness as a result of consuming its food. As outbreaks continue, the company’s crisis …
Pew Research Center today released new public opinion results on how Americans view Christmas. There are five key findings discussed. Within the widely celebrated holiday (96% of American’s celebrate it), there is a wide range of public opinion about the …
This Associated Press article in the Albuquerque Journal examines if Muslims in the United States are in need of a new public relations strategy. In this difficult time for Muslims, younger members are asking this question. Maintaining positive public opinion …
According to a story in Consumer Affairs, recent Gallup public opinion research shows the VW diesel emissions scandal has done great harm to the company’s reputation. Though brands can be quite damaged by scandals, there is some good news …
In an interview with NewsWorks timed for the holidays, Gallup discusses research on how Americans feel about their health, happiness and thankfulness. According to public opinion, we are filled with wonderful contradictions; but if you want to be happy, live …
In the final posting about Pew Research Center’s fascinating study, the institution with the most positive public opinion is small business. News media and government rank quite low. Surprisingly, technology companies rank second. …