Immediately following the tsunami that hit Japan in January of 2011, with more than 10,000 deaths and two nuclear plants disabled, Japanese authorities were initially reluctant to act for fear of damaging expensive nuclear equipment and possibly causing wider harm than what had already occurred. Yet this is how almost all corporate crisis responses begin.
All corporate executives have one thing in common; at some point, they or their company will screw up.
Today’s government shutdown is on most people’s minds. And a question that several people are asking is: What’s at stake?
Rodale may have calculated that she’s the boss and needed to communicate her message regarding the use of chemicals in the U.S. Fair enough. But the letter was not so well-received. A writer at Discover.com, for example, called it “insensitive crack-pottery.”
Sure, Anthony Weiner was toast electorally weeks ago. And now that’s he’s officially been bounced from the Democratic primary, it’s likely we’ve seen the last of Weiner, at least politically.
PR News on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, celebrated the winners and honorable mentions of its PR Agency Elite Awards at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. The awards set benchmarks of excellence in client PR efforts, as PR agencies were recognized for their work in 23 practice areas.