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Baylor, Starr make sex abuse crisis worse

Worst ever. That seems the overwhelming consensus on former Baylor University President and Chancellor Kenneth Starr’s “performance” in an interview last week. Starr, who was forced to step down, along with the Baptist school’s athletic director and head football coach, … Continue reading

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Kane, McCoy cases in Buffalo show different crisis responses

Buffalo’s a huge sports town. The television ratings for its woeful but improving Buffalo Sabres are nonetheless cresting near the top of the NHL standings. People follow athletes in Buffalo like soccer players in Barcelona or skiers in Austria. It’s … Continue reading

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Flint water a huge problem for Michigan’s governor

Politicians don’t have it easy these days. But sitting office holders who upset the populace usually face impeachment [see, Governor of Maine, Clinton, Bill] or a well-financed opponent in the next election. In Michigan, Gov. Rick Snyder is in a … Continue reading

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Planned Parenthood not yet crisis free, but doing a lot correctly toward that goal

When videos surfaced in July of a Planned Parenthood official from Southern California discussing the costs of supplying fetal tissue for research, the outrage was quick and the crisis immediate. But Planned Parenthood — and especially its president, Cecile Richards … Continue reading

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Survey of corporate imperatives shows people demand integrity, so prepare now

The siren song of crisis management is to train for and establish a crisis plan before a crisis hits. Any crisis manager will tell you that for every call he or she receives from a client who wants to create … Continue reading

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VWell handled, Volkswagen owns up to its mistakes and takes responsibility

Volkswagen has a smelly mess — and that’s not just its diesel exhaust — reporters already christened “Dieselgate.” Jalopnik reported that Volkswagen and Audi face a maximum fine of $18 billion, including the possibility of pending criminal charges and being subject to Congressional … Continue reading

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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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