What We Can Learn From The Drunk Girl Video Backlash

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There has been a great deal of buzz about the “drunk girl” video that made the rounds on the interwebs last week. If you haven’t seen the video, it features an actress pretending to be drunk as she wanders the streets of Los Angeles looking for a bus stop. Several different creepy guys try to take […]

Edelman Called Out For Advising Oil Companies to Attack Pipeline Opponents

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I came across an interesting article today from Hamilton Nolan of Gawker in which he calls out Edelman for advising oil companies to attack their opponents. Nolan, quotes Greenpeace documents, first made public by the New York Times, in which: Edelman advises its client TransCanada, a Canadian energy company, to go on the attack against people and groups […]

Grady Hospital’s Walking Dead Meme Wins The Internet

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Those who know me, know I love The Walking Dead. I love that it is filmed in my beloved Atlanta. I love the suspense and the survival and, yes, the insanely outrageous gore. Why do I profess this love for a TV show on a PR and Social Media blog you ask? Because Grady Memorial […]

Is Ello As Privacy-Focused As They Claim?

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As you know, the privacy-driven social networking site, Ello, began a BETA-launch media blitz last week that has secured them media coverage in nearly every possible outlet and made them a trending topic on Twitter overnight. The site is still in invitation-only BETA, which is a brilliant marketing move because the invites are becoming more […]

What FDR Teaches Us About Crisis Communications

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If you haven’t been watching the Ken Burns documentary, “The Roosevelts, An Intimate Portrait” you’ve been missing out. Personally, I am a Roosevelt nut. I’ve read all the biographies and seen all the fictional movies. And, still, I learned things from this documentary that I never knew about them, particularly about Teddy, who was just […]

Facebook Demands Drag Queens Use Their Real Names

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There are a couple of groups no one should ever tangle with online: Mommy Bloggers and Drag Queens. But, Facebook just can’t seem to help themselves in their latest fight with the latter group. Apparently, the social networking site has been threatening to shut down the profiles of drag queens until they use their legal […]

Retailer Faces Social Media Backlash Over “Holocaust Shirt”

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The Spanish fashion retailer, Zara, has removed a tee-shirt that sparked a massive backlash on Twitter. The item in question is a striped tee-shirt with a large yellow star designed for children. The retailer claimed the design was inspired by the “sheriff stars from the classic western films.” However, thousands of people in traditional and […]

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