Category: Crisis Communications

Posted by T.J. Winick

The “Temporary Insanity” PR Apology

October 20, 2017 In Crisis Communications Leave a comment

“Nevermind.” That famous punchline uttered by Gilda Ratner’s character Emily Litella on Saturday Night Live decades ago is not unlike what Donna Karan’s and Dave Ratner’s recent apologies sounded like.

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Did Dove Miss the Mark in its Apology?

October 12, 2017 In Crisis Communications Leave a comment

Dove apologized after posting an image on its Facebook page that depicted a black woman removing her top and morphing into a white woman after supposedly using Dove body lotion.

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Posted by T.J. Winick

An Evolving Dialogue: Talking Title IX

September 28, 2017 In Crisis Communications Leave a comment

Secretary of Education Betsey DeVos made good on her promise to rescind Obama-era guidelines on how to adjudicate reports of campus sexual assault. Civil liberty groups are celebrating and survivors’

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Ashley McCown Featured in PR News

September 11, 2017 In Crisis Communications Leave a comment

When Equifax, one of the country’s three major credit organizations, announced last week that it’s data network was breached, the company jumped into crisis mode. The data of an estimated

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Vice President T.J. Winick Weighs in on Recent Equifax Security Breach Crisis

September 11, 2017 In Crisis Communications Leave a comment

By now, you’ve probably heard about the major Equifax security breach that came to light last week. The company disclosed that the personal information of 143 million people has been

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Posted by T.J. Winick

Solomon McCown Crisis Expertise featured in PR News

August 4, 2017 In Crisis Communications Leave a comment

If you own one of those shiny iPhone cases containing fancy liquid and glitter, you may have been shocked to learn that nearly 275,000 of these cases were recalled this

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Ashley McCown Featured in CommPRO

July 18, 2017 In Crisis Communications Leave a comment

Solomon McCown President and Crisis Communications Expert Ashley McCown’s take on The Top 4 PR Crises of 2017…So Far is currently featured on CommPRO. Her countdown, which includes the infamous Pepsi ad,

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Ashley McCown Weighs in on British Airways Shutdown

May 31, 2017 In Crisis Communications, Executive Leave a comment

The skies haven’t been so friendly for airlines recently, with the most recent example being British Airways’ technical problems, which stranded 75,000 passengers flying in and out of London’s airports

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Ashley McCown on Fox News’ Advertiser Crisis

April 4, 2017 In Corporate, Crisis Communications Leave a comment

Solomon McCown & Company President and crisis communication expert Ashley McCown is quoted in an NBC News business piece on advertisers fleeing Fox News after a recent New York Times

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Solomon McCown’s Top 4 PR Crises of 2016

January 3, 2017 In Crisis Communications, Executive Leave a comment

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