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Meeting Planners Responds to Crisis Communications Simulations

Crisis Communications

Meeting Planner Organization Responds to CommCore’s Crisis Communications Simulations

 (Washington, DC, Dec 11, 2014) – Members of the Senior Planners Industry Networks (SPiN) had to think fast during a recent crisis communications simulation workshop by specialty communications firm CommCore. Read more

Only 500 Twitter followers??


I’ll bet a few days ago former PR executive Justine Sacco thought that having only 500 twitter followers was a safe way to stay under the radar.  After all, there are almost 150 million people who follow the combined Twitter accounts of Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, and Lady Gaga.
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A&E Can’t Duck This One.


Is anyone really surprised that Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson gave an interview bashing the gay community?  The real story will be how A&E handles the backlash coming from all sides.
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Hashtags and Diamonds are Forever. #AskJPM

One of the most epic failures of social media use occurred this week when JP Morgan scheduled then cancelled a live Twitter Q&A. 
Transparency is a good thing and social media is a great tool to build relationships and listen in on what others are saying about a company and its reputation.
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What Pasta Will You Buy This Week?

Barilla Pasta’s crisis whirlwind started with a comment in Italy (probably in Italian). Within days it became a trending hashtag on Twitter and Facebook, a global electronic boycott, spoof commercial ads on YouTube and Vine, and now Ad wars with competitors like Bertolli being shared on Instagram and across the Internet. Read more