Ashley McCown, President of Boston-based Strategic Communications firm Solomon McCown, provides her annual review of the top ten public relations crises of the year.
In the court of public opinion, the arrest of Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO and founder Martin Shkreli for securities fraud is inextricably linked to this year’s sudden, stratospheric rise in the price of AIDS drug Daraprim.
We look at some of the biggest PR crises of recent months and see if all that bad press has a silver lining.
Winner: John Guilfoil, Owner/Principal, John Guilfoil Public Relations (JGPR) John Guilfoil has proven to the police and fire departments of New England that his services are of value. In just one year, he’s grown his… Continued
Winner: Karen Doyne, Managing Director and Leader, US Crisis Practice, Burson-Marsteller From the tragedy at Virginia Tech to the Target data breach to the Lufthansa/Germanwings crash to countless other crises, Karen Doyne brings to every… Continued
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When the Makovsky Wall Street Reputation Study began four years ago, the financial sector was just beginning to heal after being bruised and battered.