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Bad PR Move: No Uggos Allowed At Pretty People Party

Bad PR Move: No Uggos Allowed At Pretty People Party | PR, Public Relations & Public Opinion | Scoop.it

Last night, Tiffany's held a party hosted by photographers Scott Schuman and Garance Dore. The party was DJed by Beyonce's little sister Solange. So far, sounds like every other semi-famous people party, right?

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DiGiorno tweet turns domestic violence solidarity into a promotional opportunity

DiGiorno tweet turns domestic violence solidarity into a promotional opportunity | PR, Public Relations & Public Opinion | Scoop.it
The #WhyIStayed and #WhyILeft hashtags opened an important conversation. Then the frozen pizza brand ruined it
Sara Duane-Gladden's insight:

Maybe check the hashtag before you try to exploit it, right???

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Top PR firms will no longer represent climate deniers

Top PR firms will no longer represent climate deniers | PR, Public Relations & Public Opinion | Scoop.it
PR firms have the power to influence major policy decisions; now, some are taking a stand against bad science.
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Anti-Redskins ad airing during NBA Finals

Anti-Redskins ad airing during NBA Finals | PR, Public Relations & Public Opinion | Scoop.it
California tribe paid for message objecting to name to run during Tuesday night’s Heat-Spurs game.
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It's well-past time to change the name.

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Water Park's Amber Alert Joke Freaks Out Parents

Water Park's Amber Alert Joke Freaks Out Parents | PR, Public Relations & Public Opinion | Scoop.it
A New Jersey water park was flooded with negative comments after creating an email ad featuring an ill-conceived pun about missing children.

Sahara Sam's Oasis attempt to lure visitors Thursday night quickly backfired when recipients saw the emai...
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The best of #AskChevron: Protestors engineer a brilliant PR disaster

The best of #AskChevron: Protestors engineer a brilliant PR disaster | PR, Public Relations & Public Opinion | Scoop.it
The company has yet to provide any answers
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Thankfully, Chevron didn't learn from JP Morgan's #AskJP hashtag fiasco so I can share this PR disaster with you today.

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After backtracking, Black Milk apologizes for sexist “Star Wars” Day post

After backtracking, Black Milk apologizes for sexist “Star Wars” Day post | PR, Public Relations & Public Opinion | Scoop.it
Their Expectation vs. Reality meme did not go over well
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US Airways Just Tweeted Out One Of The Most Graphic Things You've Ever Seen A Brand Tweet

US Airways Just Tweeted Out One Of The Most Graphic Things You've Ever Seen A Brand Tweet | PR, Public Relations & Public Opinion | Scoop.it
YIKES. This is very NSFW and US Airways is looking into what happened exactly.
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Chick-fil-A wings in new direction after gay flap

Chick-fil-A wings in new direction after gay flap | PR, Public Relations & Public Opinion | Scoop.it
Chick-fil-A is re-setting its moral and culinary compass. It wants to go from old school to new cool.
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Magazine Makes Fun of Cancer Survivor's Tutu

Magazine Makes Fun of Cancer Survivor's Tutu | PR, Public Relations & Public Opinion | Scoop.it
A San Diego runner and cancer survivor says she was snubbed by a popular women's magazine that used a photo of her wearing a tutu to make fun of the fitness fashion trend. Monika Allen said she was “stunned and...
Sara Duane-Gladden's insight:

You would think an editor of a nationally published magazine would do a little research to make sure they don't make fools of themselves, but you would be wrong. Future credibility, shattered.

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Job list manager’s harsh emails go public; she apologizes

Job list manager’s harsh emails go public; she apologizes | PR, Public Relations & Public Opinion | Scoop.it
Kelly Blazek, one of the International Association of Business Communicators’ communicators of the year last year, pulled no punches with people seeking to join her Cleveland-area job list.

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Wow. She uses "entitled", "tacky" and "assumptive" as if none of these words apply to her.

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Poised Publicity's curator insight, March 3, 9:19 AM

A simple apology does NOT always fix the problem. Let's see if/how she will try to save her brand.

Laura Avila's curator insight, March 16, 7:38 AM

Unbelievable.

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My Wife Was Vandalized by Arcade Fire

My Wife Was Vandalized by Arcade Fire | PR, Public Relations & Public Opinion | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago, my wife noticed a logo spray painted on the long gray wall of the custom picture framing shop where she works in Austin, Texas’s gallery district.
Sara Duane-Gladden's insight:

I was getting angry for the guy and his wife, then read the PR response to this and feel defused.

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Stoli CEO Issues Open Letter To Gays Over Russian Boycott Concerns - July 26, 2013 - The Gaily Grind

Stoli CEO Issues Open Letter To Gays Over Russian Boycott Concerns - July 26, 2013 - The Gaily Grind | PR, Public Relations & Public Opinion | Scoop.it
Facing mounting pressure from the LGBT community's Russian boycott campaign, the CEO of Stolichnaya Vodka has written an open letter to the LGBT community in order to distance themselves from the anti-gay and oppressive Russian regime.
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Florida PR Professional Taylor Chapman Ruins Life With Racist Video Rant at Dunkin Donuts

Florida PR Professional Taylor Chapman Ruins Life With Racist Video Rant at Dunkin Donuts | PR, Public Relations & Public Opinion | Scoop.it

Andy Warhol famously said that one day, everyone would be famous for fifteen minutes, but 27 year-old Florida PR professional Taylor Chapman managed the feat in just over eight minutes.

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Amazon’s awful war of words: How an iron-fisted PR strategy went off the rails

Amazon’s awful war of words: How an iron-fisted PR strategy went off the rails | PR, Public Relations & Public Opinion | Scoop.it
Misquoting Orwell and alienating authors, Amazon is like a politician who can't appeal to voters outside his base
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Blogger Tweeted Offensive Things About Native Americans Before Joining Redskins PR Effort

Blogger Tweeted Offensive Things About Native Americans Before Joining Redskins PR Effort | PR, Public Relations & Public Opinion | Scoop.it
On the same day Virginia-based liberal blogger Ben Tribbett announced his surprise resignation from the Washington Redskins' public relations campaign, a website unearthed some of his derogatory tweets aimed at a Native American.
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Chobani apologizes for dissing science

Chobani apologizes for dissing science | PR, Public Relations & Public Opinion | Scoop.it
The company got schooled on Twitter after claiming that "nature, not science" created its 100-calorie yogurts
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Redskins’ Twitter Campaign To Defend Their Name Goes About As Well As You’d Expect

Redskins’ Twitter Campaign To Defend Their Name Goes About As Well As You’d Expect | PR, Public Relations & Public Opinion | Scoop.it
It did not go well.
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Agency apologizes for offensive ad depicting Malala Yousafzai getting shot by Taliban

Agency apologizes for offensive ad depicting Malala Yousafzai getting shot by Taliban | PR, Public Relations & Public Opinion | Scoop.it
The ad posits that the human rights icon was "Bouncing Back" from the attack thanks to a mattress
Sara Duane-Gladden's insight:

WHY the heck would a supposedly respectable agency like Ogilvy & Mather think that this would be ok?

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UPDATE: Sponsors Have Begun to Abandon the Clippers - PRNewser

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UPDATE: Sponsors Have Begun to Abandon the Clippers

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“Sponsors are leaving because they don’t want to be affiliated with a controversy. Because the Clippers’ management has yet to determine what if any disciplinary action will be brought upon Mr. Sterling, they are leaving to save face. If the Clippers want to avoid this they need to act swiftly against Mr. Sterling.” -Hunter Frederick

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Veet Pulls Its Ad After Creating Hairy Controversy

Veet Pulls Its Ad After Creating Hairy Controversy | PR, Public Relations & Public Opinion | Scoop.it
A Veet ad stirs up controversy about shaming women into shaving.
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Why I’d love for my daughter to go into PR

Why I’d love for my daughter to go into PR | PR, Public Relations & Public Opinion | Scoop.it
PR’s reputation as a stressful career has led some pros to say they don’t want their kids to follow in their footsteps. Here’s why one pro would like to see his daughter take up the mantle.
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Anti-Piracy Group Accused of Stealing the Photo They Used in an Anti-Piracy Ad

Anti-Piracy Group Accused of Stealing the Photo They Used in an Anti-Piracy Ad | PR, Public Relations & Public Opinion | Scoop.it
Well this is awkward... We're all for people advocating for copyright law and making sure that people at least understand that it's bad to steal other peop

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Under Armour's crisis management on target

Under Armour's crisis management on target | PR, Public Relations & Public Opinion | Scoop.it
At stake: the brand's reputation for creating cool, techie duds that are worth the high price tags.
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PandoDaily's Threatening Email Meltdown

PandoDaily's Threatening Email Meltdown | PR, Public Relations & Public Opinion | Scoop.it
Former BusinessWeek reporter, TechCrunch columnist, and current tech PR star Sarah Lacy has made a name for herself: her website, PandoDaily, is one of the industry's most loyal allies.
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Why The ‘Golden Corral’ Chain Is About To Have A Major PR Meltdown

Why The ‘Golden Corral’ Chain Is About To Have A Major PR Meltdown | PR, Public Relations & Public Opinion | Scoop.it
It's already on Reddit, and going viral everywhere else. All I can say is, EWWWW!
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