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Paula Deen and the Odor of Inauthenticity

January 19th, 2012 by

Food Network star and cookbook author Paula Deen chose to keep her diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes a secret for three years, while she continued to promote recipes heavy in fat, sugar and salt—recipes that if followed faithfully and frequently can contr…

Cruise Ship Crisis: What the PR Industry Should Be Talking About

January 17th, 2012 by

After the partial-sinking of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia last Friday off the Tuscany coast resulting in at least 11 deaths and dozens still missing, the media coverage has been a balance of soft stories (one couple took the cruise instead o…