King for a Day

King for a Day

Dear Jamie, Yes, you’re the king. All those comparisons to J.P. Morgan must really be putting on the big head swell right now. You’re feeling pretty darned good, I bet. And why not? You gave up several nights’ sleep to get this deal done. And the ends certainly appear to justify the means, at least […]

A Piece of the “PR 2.0” Puzzle

A Piece of the “PR 2.0” Puzzle

The Times (of London) Online today proclaimed that: “…a new industry is springing up to allow companies and individuals to track how they are perceived on the web – call it PR 2.0.” Reporter Rhys Blakely’s subhead: “Blue-chip companies, billionaires and pop stars turn to software solution to protect their reputations online.” Actually, Rhys, this […]

Unforgettable

Unforgettable

We all know that PR alone cannot repair the reputation of a scurrilous scallywag. Actions speak louder than words, and contrition can only take one so far. Right, Mel? In fact, in an age when “the whole world is watching” (not to mention recording and posting), actions not only speak louder than words but they […]

Notable & Quotable

Notable & Quotable

“This entire experience has opened my eyes up to a tragic world of injustice,” he said. “If police officers and a district attorney can systematically railroad us with absolutely no evidence whatsoever, I can’t imagine what they would do to people [who] do not have the resources to defend themselves.” — Former Duke lacrosse player […]