Massage Envy spas finds itself virtually naked in the midst of a national crisis, with no meaningful response to the growing attack on its brand.
While companies know CSR is important, how to effectively start and manage a corporate social responsibility program remains a challenge, especially for younger companies.
The smartest attorneys I’ve had the privilege of working with know what they don’t know. When it comes to litigation communications, they understand that the stakes are extremely high and that truly professional assistance is required.
This is a huge story with significant and long-term implications that certainly will trigger in-house audits of behavior by athletic departments across America. In-house and outside PR and legal counsel are strapping-in for a long ride.
What does it mean to be a “Soundcloud Artist”? By popular definition, it means you’re underground—unknown to mainstream music listeners. It also means you are probably not signed to a label (yet!), but have a cult-like following of listeners who are relentlessly putting you on.
So far, the missteps of the Atlanta-based consumer credit-rating agency are obvious and serve as a lesson in Crisis Communications.
I recently participated in an intimate meeting between a U.S. intelligence agency cyber-attack investigator and a law firm client’s senior committee to prevent cyber-hacks into their firm’s digital network. We set-up the meeting and worked with our client and the intel agency for this proactive conversation to hear about the latest trends in cyber-crime.
I was grateful to have attended a risk communications workshop at Maga Design this past week where I was trained in Dr. Vince Covello's Pivotal Communication program. Dr. Covello is a leader in theoretical crisis communications and has worked with corporations and government organizations all over the world to develop effective messaging for their crises.
I shouldn’t be writing this. After all, I make a living in public relations. But here goes: It seems like no matter what Uber does or how much bad publicity the ride-hailing company generates for itself, its success may be inevitable.
United’s stocks are on a roller coaster ride and not in a good way.