When a misquote or other media relations mistake occurs, sometimes it’s best to leave it be. Even better, avoid off-the-record comments altogether.
Stories by Arthur Solomon
All that glitters is not gold. The Beijing Olympics may damage reputations of companies associated with the games.
A yearly tradition continues as veteran communicator Arthur Solomon offers headlines that contain lessons for PR pros, young and old.
Football star Aaron Rodgers tarnished a stellar and lucrative reputation when he tried to get cute with the press about the COVID-19 vaccination.
It’s natural to want to respond fast to a negative story. However, patience sometimes is a better course, as one or two bad stories often fail to grow into a full-blown PR crisis.
Communicating the withdrawal from Afghanistan included PR lessons, both what to do in a crisis and what to avoid. Here is a look at a few.
A stunt for a stunt’s sake offers little measurable value. From that viewpoint, MLB’s ‘Field of Dreams’ game is a mystery.
Veteran sports PR pro Arthur Solomon believes Olympics sponsors are vulnerable. In response, they should prepare PR plans that position them as tolerant of peaceful protests.
The old version of the PR playbook urged companies to release statements saying they were apolitical, which hardly ever was true. Today, companies should consider encouraging employees to participate in politics.