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Go Daddy loses over 37,000 domains due to SOPA stance

Go Daddy loses over 37,000 domains due to SOPA stance | PR, Public Relations & Public Opinion | Scoop.it
Hosting and domain registrar company Go Daddy has lost more than 37,000 domains in the past two days due to the company's wishy-washy stance on the Stop Online Piracy Act.

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Bill Cosby Asks to be Memed, Twitter Reminds Him of Rape Accusations

Bill Cosby Asks to be Memed, Twitter Reminds Him of Rape Accusations | PR, Public Relations & Public Opinion | Scoop.it
Billy Cosby's idea to use Twitter to promote his website backfired spectacularly on Monday.
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Men’s Magazine Deletes Insulting Article On Female Sports Fans

Men’s Magazine Deletes Insulting Article On Female Sports Fans | PR, Public Relations & Public Opinion | Scoop.it
The article seems to be entirely built for the purposes of trolling.
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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
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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

UPDATE: Sponsors Have Begun to Abandon the Clippers - PRNewser | PR, Public Relations & Public Opinion | Scoop.it
UPDATE: Sponsors Have Begun to Abandon the Clippers

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Poised Publicity's curator insight, April 28, 5:04 PM

“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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Lululemon Partners With Dalai Lama, Enrages Critics

Lululemon Partners With Dalai Lama, Enrages Critics | PR, Public Relations & Public Opinion | Scoop.it
Lululemon can't even donate to charity without miring itself in controversy.

The yoga-wear retailer is getting slammed after announcing a partnership this week with the Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education. Lululemon will contribute $750,000 ...
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Selling A Swastika Product Turns Out To Be A Branding Problem For Sears

Selling A Swastika Product Turns Out To Be A Branding Problem For Sears | PR, Public Relations & Public Opinion | Scoop.it
The people who run the Twitter account for Sears department stores spent most of the past 24 hours trying to explain why one of the company's websites had been selling rings emblazoned with a swastika.
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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
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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...
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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, 12:19 PM

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, 10:38 AM

Unbelievable.