Tag Archives: PR blunder

If your CEO is the actual PR disaster

What does a business do when a PR blunderbuss like Charles Green is its media spokesperson? As a keen football follower and PR analyst, I’m compelled to rubberneck the PR debacle that is The (newco/sevco) Rangers back in Scotland. The … Continue reading

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Journalist asks the hard questions of 2DayFM management

Sitting here in the cheap seats, I’ve quietly surmised that Austereo’s handling of the abortive hoax call prank has tended more to stonewalling and message repetition that it has to genuine engagement and undertakings of remedies. Timely then that a … Continue reading

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Army PR disaster shows Facebook’s downside as PR tool

Again and again I say that I’m not a fan of Facebook for organisations with contentious public profiles or business activities, and I’m equally leery when those organisations have staff who may not have developed sensitivity or discretion about how … Continue reading

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Reputation2.0 and Ricky Nixon’s latest PR disaster

Author of ‘PR Disasters’, Gerry McCusker, says that companies and government agencies can learn a lot about Reputation2.0 from outcast AFL player manager’s latest PR disaster. Continue reading

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Bad PR for DDB over blatant idea theft

Ad agency DDB and its client McDonalds accused of pirating animator Cyriak’s work. Continue reading

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