This Week in PR: January 22nd

Take a look at PRDaily's coverage of the call for boycotting the Oscars and the Academy's diversity problems, and see what you can learn about crisis communications from it. Waiting for the start of Storm Jonas? Check out how Philly is using social media to update what'll be closed around the city with #ClosedinPHL. Have … Continue reading This Week in PR: January 22nd

This Week In PR | No. 10

Another installment of current events and public relations developments for the week, in case you missed anything! Chi Omega faced public scrutiny this week after a social media fiasco by one of their members. A member of the chapter at the University of Alabama posted a picture on her Snapchat with a caption boasting that … Continue reading This Week In PR | No. 10

This Week In PR | No. 9 #Ferguson

Though there are always many public relations fiascoes to share, this is another week where it seems more appropriate to focus on one major issue that, believe it or not, impacts us all. On Saturday, August 9th, Mike Brown, an 18-year-old Ferguson resident, was shot down by a police officer. Though some details of the … Continue reading This Week In PR | No. 9 #Ferguson

This Week In PR | No. 8

This week (as are most weeks) was pretty full of major current events and changes in the public relations world. Here are just a few to give you a quick recap of what you may have missed. one / two / three Remember Malaysia Airlines? As predicted, they have recently launched a social media campaign … Continue reading This Week In PR | No. 8

This Week In PR | No. 7

Malaysia Airlines has seen its fair share of troubles this year. Earlier this year, flight MH370 simply disappeared while more recently, another flight was shot down over Ukraine. Since the tragedies, flight cancellations have risen and Malaysia Airlines is steadily losing profit. Many wonder if the company can recover from the two massive hits it … Continue reading This Week In PR | No. 7

This Week In PR | No. 6

This week, unfortunately, has been riddled with tragedy. From Israel continuing to attack Gaza to the recent shooting down of a Malaysian Airlines flight,  this week's news headlines have been grim to say the least. In an effort to give both of these ongoing issues their proper respect, This Week In PR will focus solely … Continue reading This Week In PR | No. 6

This Week In PR | No. 5

Need a recap of this week's public relations happenings and current events? Well, you're in luck. Here's what happened this week in PR. In entertainment news, Laverne Cox became the first transgender woman nominated for an Emmy for her role in the Netflix breakout series Orange is the New Black. She has been recognized for … Continue reading This Week In PR | No. 5

This Week In PR | No. 4

It's Friday, which means it's time for your weekly roundup of public relations happenings and current events. In case you missed it a few weeks ago, FAFSA's Twitter account posted a meme from the hit movie Bridesmaids with the quote, "Help me I'm poor." Naturally, it was received with mixed reviews. While some took great … Continue reading This Week In PR | No. 4

This Week In PR | No. 3

This week in public relations and current events was full of head-turning headlines...and faces. Here's just a few of the things that occurred within the last week. Though this news is probably more relevant to this blog's younger readers, it's news nonetheless. The Unicode Consortium announced the release of 250 new emojis. Making their debut … Continue reading This Week In PR | No. 3

This Week In PR | No. 2

It appears that Europeans' protest against driving company Uber may have been the best publicity they've ever received. Uber saw a major spike in profits after protests broke out against the company saying that they are taking money away from taxi drivers. Despite posing fierce competition for taxi companies and having what many feel is … Continue reading This Week In PR | No. 2