Archive for May, 2008
OK. Usually this site stays clear of politics because it’s just so darn ugly. And there’s so much lying, pandering, obfuscation, mealy-mouthing, hyperventilating and just plain spinning that its’ too much to keep up with.
But the more I watch Sen. Joe LIE-berman jockeying for the kissing-spot closest to McCain’s ass, and hear him burbling Republican [...]
Just when you thought the PR profession could get no more immoral, unscrupulous, or just plain asinine, along comes Jim Abernathy to take us down to a whole new low.
O’Dwyer’s re-ran quotes of Abernathy’s interview with Business Week about how to deal with China’s PR woes surrounding Tibet, and its overshadowing of the Olympics.
Ever the [...]
I’ve still been noodling on the whole JetBlue post from yesterday and I think this event is a pretty good teaching moment for those who still can’t tell the difference between PR and marketing — as well as those executives who treat PR (and PR people) as a hassle without value. (And for PR students [...]
OK so JetBlue has managed to dive head first into another vat of boiling passenger resentment. But after the Arabic t-shirt fiasco, and the O’Reilly fiasco, and the 25-hour FtLauderdale-to-NYC flight fiasco, and on and on… you’d think that their PR team would be a little better prepared this time around.
Certainly better prepared than to [...]