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Our Public Private Lives

Recent events have brought the private lives of politicians to the forefront of our national conversation. First there was the shocking revelation that former Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger had fathered an illegitimate child while married to his now separated … Continue reading

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Locationgate: Now You See Me, Now You Don’t

Today, representatives from Apple and Google are appearing before Congress to explain the use of location data in their respective mobile phone platforms (iOS and Android). This is the latest development in the ongoing ‘locationgate’ episode that began when it … Continue reading

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What’s on the Horizon for BP?

Wednesday, April 20, will be the first anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf Coast. Just a week out from that infamous date, BP is holding its annual general shareholder meeting, an event which is reigniting the flames … Continue reading

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Groupon Passes the Buck: Two Reputations at Risk

Crispin Porter + Bogusky has created some of the most memorable ad campaigns of the last decade – among them, the American Legacy Foundation’s theTruth.com anti-smoking campaign, the Burger King “King” ads, and Microsoft’s “I am a PC” commercials that took … Continue reading

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Crisis Management Crisis Management

Yes, you read that correctly: today’s Fosbury Flop is about what happens when your communications plan backfires, or at least comes under heavy suspicion. Yesterday morning The Atlantic ran a piece of investigative journalism on the apparently sorry state of … Continue reading

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Reputation Wrap-Up: Jobs Gained and Lost, Booze Abandoned, Unsafe Landings

Big things happened this week – primarily, the midterm elections came and went, and the results are (mostly) in. But that isn’t what we’re going to focus on in this week’s wrap-up. Let’s look at everything else going on this … Continue reading

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Danger and Opportunity

The Web 2.0 has become an integral part of globalization and the biggest source of our information anxiety. We have been given the opportunity to create bigger impacts as individuals, but also as individuals, we no longer share a similar set … Continue reading

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"Sext-Gate" or Tiger 2.0

Since we’re in October, it is most appropriate to open this post with some memorable words from New York Yankees great, Yogi Berra. “It’s déjà vu all over again.” Although this time, the quote isn’t referring to back-to-back bombs by … Continue reading

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The Passion of Mel Gibson

While BP is hogging all of the mainstream news, celebrity segments are caught between “The Outlaw Lindsay Lohan” and, as I like to call it, “The Passion of Mel Gibson.” Did Oksana have a black eye? Is Mel a baby … Continue reading

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