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Hey Coach…Any Questions?


We’re not sure how many more interviews we can read or watch leading up to the Super bowl because it’s hard to get anyone to actually answer the questions.  However Coach Jim Harbaugh takes the non-response to a new art form. Read more

The Big Bangs Theory

We acknowledge that at this week’s Inaugural events in Washington predictable attention was paid to the famous designer gowns and hairstyles worn by women at all the events, and particularly at the star-studded balls.   (How much can you say about a man’s classic white tie tuxedo?)

 
But thenews coverage” of First Lady Michelle Obama’s choice of gowns and the new bangs she sported, for example, also highlights a longstanding theory that is supported by a 2010 study by the Women’s Media Center and She Should Run. Read more

Is “I’m Sorry” Ever Enough?


 
Seeing Oprah and Lance Armstrong together reminds us that the latest celebrity apology tour is now underway.  Despite the overwhelmingly negative response to his actions, the real question is: what’s the long term prognosis for Lance Armstrong’s resurrection? Read more

Survey Says: PR needs PR

One of the old saws about the PR industry is: PR does a poor job of PR for itself as a profession.

A new global consumer surveydoesn’t exactly get rid of that image. Read more

“Debate Prep a drag?”

It’s been several days since the first presidential debate.  The polls reflect the “bump”, the candidates continue to duke it out, and the campaigns move on. Read more

LivingSocial Hits a Home Run with Baseball Playoffs

Strike fast and be opportunistic are good mantras for successful PR.

Online coupon company LivingSocial hit the proverbial home run but coming to the rescue of the Washington DC Metro system just before the Washington Nationals appear in the National League playoffs. Read more

On Penwomanship

Four years ago it was Motrin-gate – the argument over whether Johnson & Johnson over-reacted when it pulled a Motrin ad campaign aimed at relieving the back pain suffered by Moms who carry their babies in a sling. Read more