Category Archives: Public Relations

Toys ‘R Us Reverses Course Of Action

The well-known children’s store across the nation, Toys ‘R Us, is receiving huge backlash after releasing a line of Breaking Bad inspired action figures. Of course we know that there are many action figures on the shelves carry swords, spears, … Continue reading

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Too Little Too Late, Ferguson Apology

After two months of silence, Ferguson Police Chief, Thomas Jackson has spoken. Whether his so called “apology” has been accepted by those it was geared toward is up to you. Many believe he waited too long, many believe it was unprofessional, … Continue reading

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A Howl-O-Scream-Inspired PR Nightmare

In the midst of recent ISIS hostage events, some American businesses are having to tread lightly.  This week, Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Virginia, made headlines when it chose to remove certain props from its annual Howl-O-Scream Halloween event.  Following the horrific ISIS hostage … Continue reading

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Authors Guild vs. Google, Round 1

Google ended an 8 year battle with the Authors Guild on November 14, 2013 over the “fair use law” in its favor. Google has been digitizing books since 2004 without the expressed written consent of the writers for Google Books. … Continue reading

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Abercrombie’s Glitch

Recent reports claim that Abercrombie & Fitch, a teen clothing company, had a drop in sales of 10% in the last quarter. After news of their plummeting sales hit, the company’s stocks plunged by 18%. There are claims that this … Continue reading

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Browsers stop trackers in their tracks

If you’re reading this blog post, you have some stake in the proposal brought up by the FTC this past December. Because of concerns for internet user confidentiality and lack of clarity with privacy settings, the FTC proposed a “no … Continue reading

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