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January 10, 2013

TGIF: The Hellfire and Damnation School of Journalism

by: in: creativity, Crenshaw Communications, PR Fish Bowl, public relations

Confession: I am a word nerd. I read incessantly. I love Scrabble, the Times crossword and Words with Friends. When I’m bored, I anagram, just for fun. Therefore, I’m always on the lookout and (listenout?) for great turns of phrase and colorful language, particularly when there’s evidence of a trend afoot. I noticed just such…
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December 28, 2010

The Best PR Moves of 2010

by: in: communications, Crenshaw Communications, crisis management, public relations, reputation

This year brought well-publicized disasters, misbehaving celebrities, and corporate goofs. But, which individuals and companies communicated most skillfully during 2010? Here are our nominees. Wikileaks. Whether Julian Assange is a hero or a “high-tech terrorist” depends on your point of view. But in 2010 Wikileaks perfected a media relations strategy for maximum impact for the…
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July 15, 2009

The Art of Saying Nothing

by: in: communications, Crenshaw Communications, crisis management, public relations

Since Samuel Alito’s famous confirmation hearings where he hedged even the question of whether he liked Bruce Springsteen, the art of saying nothing has gained favor in high-stakes Washington proceedings. The latest case is Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor.  Her carefully scripted answers, calm demeanor and physical composure throughout two days of hearings have been remarkable.  Michael Wolff implied…
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