Archive for the ‘crisis communications’ Category

Lebron James Publicist Defends “Decision” Hoopla

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

Lebron James publicist defends the big event announcing his move to Miami as a way to raise money for charity.  Others disagree and saw it as unnecessarily hedonistic.  What do you think?  Here’s the mediabistro link about the interview.

http://bit.ly/daxVPd

Not all publicity is good publicity: Heidi Montag is case in point

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

BP’s not the only one hurting from all the publicity it’s received lately. Mediabistro points out today that depsite all the media attention, including a cover page on People Magazine highlighting her recent numerous plastic sugeries, reality star Heidi Montag sold less than 700 records during the first week of her launch of  aptly named “Superficial” album.

Stay tuned for a Q and A with a company that turned a crisis around in a big way.

BP’s Oil “Leak”

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

http://bit.ly/91pb6G

BP has been getting hammered by PR experts on its poor crisis communication skills.  See the above link to Bulldog Reporter’s take on it. Do you agree?   Check back soon to see some examples of companies who have done a great job handling a bad situation.