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PR News Article – How to Turn Bad News About Your Brand or Organization Into a Win – Andy Gilman, CEO

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

Who Media Trained Brian Williams?

Andy Gilman discusses the apology from Brian Williams in today’s PR News Article titled “Who Media Trained Brian Williams?”

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6 Tips for Handling Q&A

At CommCore we regularly remind our clients about the best practices for handling challenging Q&A effectively. A great Q&A session can help you reinforce your main points so your presentation or interview ends on a high note and you leave with your credibility intact. 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. Read more

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. Read more

Pitcher Needs Pitchman Relief

Just because you’re a star baseball pitcher doesn’t mean you’re a good pitchman. The New York Mets’ Matt Harvey – on injured reserve and potentially facing Tommy John surgery – needs more than a physical trainer these days. Read more