Clooney’s public lambasting of a news source that many already regard as untrustworthy is surprising. But his decision to take action and set the facts straight provides an example of how the target of a negative story can fight back against irresponsible journalism—and win.
Nonprofit localizes nationwide crisis For two weeks last October, the federal government of the United States shut down. The opposing sides of the Affordable Care Act reached what seemed to be an
While FAFSA is not actually responsible for giving out loans, reminding those who have used your service that they are poor—the same people who are currently shouldering the largest debt burden in history—is a terrible communications tactic.
What happens when the nation’s largest retailer picks a fight with the nation’s most respected newspaper? Does this make for good PR or bad PR?
After Delta tweeted congratulating the U.S. men’s national soccer team on their win over Ghana on Monday night, negative feedback starting rolling in almost immediately.
PR pros can play a meaningful role in rehabbing scarred brands by creating a comprehensive plan to ensure that communications initiatives do not get stalled at any middle level.
Professional communicators have debated the evolving role of the press release with increasing frequency over the past few years, but DNA Brands Inc., makers of a line of energy drinks, proved this week that the press release is still a very important tool.
Detroit’s financial emergency and trip through Chapter 9 bankruptcy have been more than 60 years in the making, so it is no surprise that the crisis management lifespan for this event is longer and more protracted than others.
The PR field has perhaps undergone more transformation in the past five years than in the previous two or three decades. Changes in the way content is produced, distributed and consumed have had a dramatic affect on marketing communications, from mobile to social media. But there may be an even more profound change afoot.