Monthly Archives: August 2014

NFL wakes up, admits it’s wrong and acts appropriately — in the end

ISIS is the true crISIS. The Washington pro football team’s name is still racist. But a remarkable event took place yesterday in another crisis that’s very much worth noting. National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell admitted he and the league … Continue reading

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Lessons not to be ignored emerge from shooting death of Michael Brown

The heart-rending pictures of Michael Brown’s family mourning at his funeral yesterday say much more about life and death than anything worth recording here. But after three weeks that shook America, made its moral superiority suspect to much of the … Continue reading

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Ferguson shows how poor crisis management worsens the damage

The shooting of an un-armed black man by a white Ferguson, MO police officer stayed a local crisis for about 10 seconds. The incompetent crisis management by the town police chief made it a regional and then a statewide crisis … Continue reading

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Kansas City NFL franchise seems to understand getting ahead of a crisis

In the crisis business, 90 percent of the calls you get come from those already knee-deep in alligators. It’s therefore so noteworthy and empowering when an organization sees a crisis around the corner, or just works under the assumption and … Continue reading

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Bon Jovi has credibility problem discussing Bills purchase and move

Jon Bon Jovi has a PR problem — beyond his ’80s ‘do. The New Jersey-based rocker is the front man for a Toronto-based group that wants to buy the Buffalo Bills and, if he is to be believed, let them … Continue reading

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