Lance Armstrong

January 21, 2013

Armstrong Interview Is A Winner for Oprah

by: in: communications, Crenshaw Communications, imPRessions, public relations, reputation

Lance Armstrong’s much-touted one-on-one confessional with Oprah,  broadcast last Thursday and Friday on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), was a winning performance. Not for Armstrong; for him, the road ahead seems very rocky. But for Oprah and her namesake network, the sitdown was a breakout accomplishment. You could practically hear the sound of millions of…
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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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August 24, 2012

Armstrong’s Crisis PR Is In Fighting Form

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

As evidence that he used performance-enhancing substances has gained traction over the years, cyclist Lance Armstrong always managed to stay out in front, avoiding major reputation damage. Until now. But even now, he may be down, but he’s not out. As he threw in the towel, announcing that he’d no longer contest the US Anti-Doping…
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