This past week the media has been flooded with stories regarding Subway’s spokesperson, Jared Fogle, and the FBI raiding his home in a criminal investigation. This situation was a PR nightmare for Subway. What we are now learning is the investigation started back in April,[...]Read more
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In today’s day of electronic media pushing stories out further than ever before, it is sometimes incumbent upon companies that wish to get their version of a story out to do their own paid public affairs campaigns. While this is not always the answer, there[...]Read more
Big-name brands are coming out in large numbers to publically support LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) couples and Pride Month, according to PR Daily. From small sports franchises to global corporations, companies are taking a stand with the LGBT community. Recently, during Pride Month,[...]Read more
NBC News anchor Brian Williams has been suspended for six months for not telling the truth about being fired upon while in a helicopter in Iraq. But did he tell a lie and thus undermine his credibility as a journalist? Or did his memory fail[...]Read more
The recent high-profile hacking of Sony Pictures has caused a public relations nightmare for all involved. More confidential company data, internal email exchanges and unreleased movies continue to be leaked by the group calling itself “#GOP,” which stands for Guardians of Peace. The spotlight is[...]Read more
An Austin-based public relations firm with a strange name broke an important industry rule and was forced to learn its lesson the hard way this week. Strange Fruit Public Relations, a firm specializing in hospitality and culinary PR, came under a social media firestorm after[...]Read more