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PR Fail: USPS Uses Children's Author Quote on Maya Angelou Memorial Stamp

On Tuesday, the United States Postal Service revealed its new stamp honoring the memory of Maya Angelou, an influential poet and cultural icon. Along with Angelou’s portrait, the stamp features a quote that reads: 408 more words

Entertaintment News

Starbucks' PR Tail Spin

As a student studying Corporate Communications and Public Relations, the recent PR tailspin that Starbucks found themselves in last week appeared on my radar. Coffee… 366 more words

Was Removing the “Quiet Wadhwa” Episode a #PRFail?

‘Women in tech’ is a hot topic that has focused a lot of attention on Silicon Valley and women in leadership roles, especially as of late. 451 more words

Public Relations

Protests Take Over the Nation

This fail is coming in light of serious need of social change in the US. This past week a grand jury decided not to indict the police officer who was caught on tape choking a New York City man to death. 210 more words


When PR isn’t enough

PR cannot overcome things that shouldn’t have been done.” Harold Burson

PR can achieve many things. It can increase sales, repair a damaged reputation, and establish credibility. 306 more words

Public Relations

Uber and Spotify Join Forces to Combat PR Crises

The ride sharing company Uber recently announced a partnership with the online music-streaming service Spotify. With this partnership, Spotify Premium users taking an Über ride will be able to play their music through Spotify in the requested Uber car. 507 more words

über And Spotify

Another Latin American President digs himself a hole

The Mexican government was not amused by the Uruguayan President’s recent remarks.  In the Latin American edition of Foreign Affairs magazine, President Mujica said of Mexico: “It gives one the sense, seen from a distance, that this is a kind of failed state, in which public authorities have completely lost control.” In case there was any doubt, he went on to say that Mexico was infested or rotten with corruption.   156 more words