Monthly Archives: August 2015

When even Clinton advisors are pleading for her to come clean, she must

Hillary Rodham Clinton’s personal email fiasco has reached the point where her own advisors and some of her key supporters are urging her to come clean. A group of New York Times reporters interviewed more than 75 key Democrats about the presidential … Continue reading

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This is why Subway needs to answer all questions about Jared Fogle

When news broke this week that former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle would plead guilty to multiple child sexual abuse and child porn charges, Subway had almost no comment. That stance persisted this week. Here’s why that’s a really bad idea, … Continue reading

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Fogle saga just gets worse for Subway, which isn’t answering questions it must

The latest and worst news yet involving Subway pitchman Jared Fogle is that he’s about to plead guilty to a lot of really bad things. As the AP reported today, those include: “that he paid for sex acts with minors … Continue reading

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A webinar to bring into focus five key elements for crisis reputation management

Eric Mower + Associates started in the crisis management arena almost 30 years ago, working with Fortune 500 companies that needed help with overwhelming bad news. That expertise, built up by a staff of experts, is more easily shared these … Continue reading

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Two self-inflicted panderings to women blow up in organizations’ faces

These aren’t really crises, unless you work for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers or BIC, the French pen people. [And thanks to my colleague, Allison Conte, and my wife, Liz Kahn, for waving the H*** S***! flags.] BIC says it’s sorry for … Continue reading

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Measurable hit to Tom Brady’s reputation shows financial impact of his actions

New England Patriots’ star QB Tom Brady’s reputational value tanked in the last few weeks. His continued defiance about Deflategate is costing him big points on a scale of celebrity marketability. Surely he’s not plunging from millionaire to pauper, but … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton’s email crisis will persist until she answers all the questions

Hillary Clinton knew at her news conference about her email practices while Secretary of State that her explanations were thin and faulty. You could see it in her lack of eye contact, defensive body language and weak answers to questions. … Continue reading

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