- Bungled protocols at Texas Presbyterian Hospital, site of the original infection
- Conflicting public messages from hospital, county, state and federal government authorities
- Lack of overall preparedness and coordination
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We’re not in the business of picking on pro athletes. But it sure appears that some of them are quite good at social media blunders. We can learn from two ill-advised postings over the summer:
Shortly after Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin (aka RGIII) lost his starting job, an intern he hired to manage his social media postings “liked” a posting on Instagram criticizing the football team’s owner. Read more
Think of the wonderful sparring partners in fiction, film and TV. Is there any better metaphor for the co-dependent relationship between reporters and PR professionals?
As the saying goes, “Can’t live with ‘em. Read more
It’s often said that America loves a comeback story. But the announcement by Nike on the eve of the 4th of July weekend that it has re-hired NFL quarterback and convicted felon Michael Vick to a multi-year contract has a great deal of risks. Read more
Scott Van Camp, editor of PR News, recently posted a blog by a former Bausch + Lomb communications executive on empowering line communications staff by ceding control of some communications to them. Read more
Men behaving badly isn’t just confined to the sex accusations. The litany of sins and crimes that we read about also includes insider trading, fraud and more. Read more
Mashable blogger Todd Wasserman’s recent listing of five successful branded social media video channels just goes to show that the more things change, the more they remain the same.
The technology, media platform, and type of consumer interaction in social media may be relatively new by traditional marketing and advertising industry standards. Read more
From a PR and corporate communications perspective, the highly-touted insider trading verdict against Galleon Group hedge fund founder Raj Rajartnam (http://bit.ly/k1jlzA) already seems to be having a ripple effect far beyond Rajartnam and hedge funds. It is making waves in all aspects of the financial services industry, as well as for prosecutors and investigators charged with rooting out financial malfeasance. Read more