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It’s Hard to Silence Conversations Online, Just Ask Putin

Vladimir Putin’s campaign Web site for the upcoming Russian presidential election, which takes place on Mar. 4, has provided a good reminder for PR pros on the dangers of trying to control the conversation around … | MORE »

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Planned Parenthood Cut-Off Tests Komen’s Public Image

In the lead-up to the 2012 election, it seems that no nonprofit organization is exempt from dealing with the pressure of politics. This is particularly true for Susan G. Komen for the Cure, which halted … | MORE »

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An Opportunity for Pinkberry to Do Good

Try to imagine worst-case scenarios for a corporate communications team—a company’s co-founder being arrested for beating a homeless man with a tire iron would likely rank somewhere near the top of the list. That’s the … | MORE »

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Facebook’s Message to Investors: Look to the Stars

Mark Zuckerberg is telling potential investors to focus on the distant future and think beyond Facebook’s initial valuation—just in case it’s a slight disappointment. | MORE »

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News Hooks, Sneak Peeks Prime PR Pump for Super Bowl Spots

What football game? What ads? It’s the conversations about the ads that really matter. | MORE »

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Carnival Crash Needs an Industry Response

Some crises are bad news for an entire industry, not just for the unfortunate company that is directly affected by a natural disaster, accident or act of malfeasance. Such is the case with Carnival Corp.’s … | MORE »

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Planned Parenthood Cut-Off Tests Komen’s Public Image

Susan G. Komen for the Cure’s decision to cease funding of Planned Parenthood’s breast cancer screening programs will come with a price. | MORE »

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Google+ Hangouts Gets Presidential Seal of Approval

President Obama’s appearance on Google+ may have had promotional elements to it, but it was effective at putting the Hangouts feature on the map. | MORE »

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Apple Tells Employees ‘We Care’ About Supply Chain Workers

Apple took an employees-only route with its reaction to the New York Times article about its supply chain. | MORE »

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Vassar Opts for the One-Way Channel Crisis Response

When 76 early-decision applicants were mistakenly offered admission on a Friday, Vassar College apologized and told those affected to try calling on Monday. | MORE »

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