CommCore CEO Andy Gilman quoted in New York Times “VW’s Pitch to Americans Relied on Fun and Fantasy” September 27, 2015.
“If your focus is on the brand, the issue comes down to trust,” said Andrew Gilman, the president of CommCore Consulting Group.
Andy Gilman, CommCore CEO, was recently asked his view on the VW crisis. He states that it will all come down to trust. Read more of his comments and of others in the September 28, 2015 edition of PR News: VW_Crisis_PRNews9.28.15. Read more
Andy Gilman states: Lie Low: If Subway can keep an arm’s length from Jared’s behavior, I’d do little or nothing in terms of communications,” Gilman says. “The issue will be if Jared’s actions [can be linked] to the company…If there was knowledge at Subway of his actions…they have a problem..If not, the average consumer will not go to Quiznos instead of Subway.” Still, I’d leave no stone unturned, so Subway can be sure nobody had knowledge [of Jared’s activities]. Read more
As seen in the recent Planned Parenthood scandal, the emergence of undercover video has been the cause of many crisis communications scandals. CommCore’s Senior Vice President Nicholas Peters comments on the importance of always being aware of your surroundings and who may be standing by with a smartphone. Read more
Shonali Burke, president of Shonali Burke Consulting, Inc., quotes CEO Andrew Gilman in her latest blog post “Digital Crisis Communications: When to Shut Up.” When talking about crisis PR in today’s world, Burke uses Gilman’s tips about social media as advise for her readers. Read more
“Where the Future of Digital Meets Business”
Thursday, August 27, 2015, from 2PM to 4PM
“So you’ve been publicly shamed?” Is the underlying question behind this interactive communications bootcamp scenario where you will receive a first-hand look at how to help resolve a digital crisis live! Read more
Will having a female lawyer help Bill Cosby’s case? In this New York Times article, CommCore CEO Andy Gilman gives his thoughts on this new development and what he believes should be the next step for Cosby. Read more
CommCore CEO Andy Gilman gives great advice to PR professionals in this PRNews article by Matthew Schwartz. When training executives, it is important to tailor the session to the individual’s personality and availability. Read more
CommCore CEO Andy Gilman talks about how communications crises of the past would operate in today’s social world in this interview with Geoff Livingston. Andy will be discussing social media’s role in crisis communications at the next xPotomac. Read more
How should brands, organizations and other entities counter bad news or what they believe to be inaccurate reporting? Melanie Streeper, a public information officer for the St. Louis City Comptroller and a former TV journalist, took an interesting tack when Elliot Davis, an investigative reporter from Fox affiliate KTVI-2, recently tried to interview City Comptroller Darlene Green about whether she had been using a city take-home car that reportedly was costing taxpayers $26,000. Read more