For professional communicators, especially those who work in the sports world, The Players’ Tribune offers yet another example of how the media are becoming more siloed and, at the same time, more open and direct.
“Keep Tracy Morgan’s name out of headlines,” would be one of the more blameless strategies Walmart could have adopted. But on Monday, the company filed federal court papers claiming that Morgan’s injuries were caused by his failure to wear a seatbelt.
If you encountered a longer-than-usual line at your local Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts or McDonalds today, you should at least have a free cup of coffee to show for it. Today is National Coffee Day, an unofficial holiday that many coffee chains are celebrating by giving away free cups of joe.
Figuring out how to best handle a PR crisis depends in part on whether your client is a public company, private company or non-public organization like an NGO.
In our hyperconnected world, little is hidden from the public view. Most CEOs understand this, but they may benefit from an update on how the scope of public relations has broadened to meet the new stakeholder reality.