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A Cool Head in a Sea of Angry Customers

We’ve all had to deal with angry customers. Disappointed clients, infuriated readers, resentful consumers—whatever your line of work, there’s somebody who’s not happy with what they bought from you. If you’re a communicator wo… | MORE »

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Goldman Sachs Director’s Exit Interview For All the World To See: Toxic and Cautionary

Greg Smith, executive director at Goldman Sachs, resigned today and he wants the world to know that the environment at the Goliath investment firm is “now is as toxic and destructive as I have ever seen it.”  The New York Times today is ru… | MORE »

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You Don’t Work Weekends — Or Do You?

It’s been noted that Monday through Friday is a typical work week in North America, with weekends freed up for everything but work. There are exceptions with the occasional business trip that bleeds into the weekend or a project that needs extra atte… | MORE »

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PR Pros Lie? Say It Isn’t So

A blog post by a writer at the U.K.’s Guardian has fueled an ethics debate over the weekend that has reached across the pond to America. The post, provocatively titled “Have you ever been lied to by a PR?” was actually in response to another post… | MORE »

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Trying to Prove PR’s Value? All You Need Is an iPhone

A flight attendant went berserk on an American Airlines plane this morning as it taxied for takeoff in Dallas, and some of the action was broadcast on the Web. This got me thinking: Who got the first email or call at American when the story broke? I th… | MORE »

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Saints Bounty: Consequences Loom, but Not For PR

Has the news that the New Orleans Saints had a “bounty” program—paying defensive players $1,500 for a “knockout” and $1,000 for a “cart-off” of offensive opponents—been a PR disaster for the NFL? Hardly. Currently the NFL is exp… | MORE »

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Ben & Jerry’s ‘Lin-Sanity’ Flavor Leaves Bad Taste

Jeremy Lin’s hoop success not only brought questions about how players of different ethnicity, experience and education are judged in the NBA, but also questions of political correctness and racial sensitivity—or insensitivity—off the court. … | MORE »

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Innovation Is Overrated

We asked a simple question on the PR News Facebook page this week: “What words are overused in press releases?” “Innovative” popped up the most among the responses. Did your eyes glaze over when you read that? That’s the … | MORE »

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Demos Lead Republicans in the ‘Worst PR Spellers’ Race

While there are several months to go before we find out if a Republican can unseat the incumbent in the White House, right now, the Democrats lead the Republicans in “worst PR spellers” race. A couple of weeks ago, someone from Rick Santoru… | MORE »

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Controversies Do Little to Dent Apple and Google’s Reputation Armor

Are Apple and Google’s reputations bulletproof? Both tech behemoths have been under fire recently, with the computer maker under the gun about working conditions at their suppliers’ plants in China, and Google taking shots today about planting a co… | MORE »

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