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INTERVIEW: Ellen Barry, New PR Brand Champion for LIVESTRONG - Posted June 11, 2014
Last week, we brought you a story on the brand re-awakening of a known advocacy team based in Austin known as LIVESTRONG. Oh sure, you... [PRNewser]

LIVESTRONG Rides with PR for a New Horizon - Posted June 6, 2014
A few things in this world have been marketed so seamlessly that consumers cannot think about one without the other. There's Disney and Mickey Mouse. Nike and Jordan (or Tiger). Volvo and Safety. Starbucks and Coffee. Susan G. Komen or Mary Kay and the color pink. Branding is very successful when done right,... [PRNewser]

Top 7 'PR Case Study' Names We Never Want to Hear in 2014 - Posted December 18, 2013
You may have missed it (lucky you), but lots of PR-ready news stories went down this year. Some were ridiculous, some were inspiring, some were cringe-worthy "teaching moments" and some were held up as "let's figure out how this person got so successful so we can quantify it"... [PRNewser]

More Lance Armstrong Fail: He Offered Rival $100,000 to Throw Race - Posted December 16, 2013
Calamitous falls from grace in sports are unfortunately commonplace. There was Pete Rose's gambling and ... [PRNewser]

Weiner Dodges WaPo 'Worst Campaign of 2013' - Posted December 10, 2013
The choice by Chris Cillizza today of Chris Quinn over Anthony Weiner for the worst political campaign of 2013 ... [GalleyCat]

Weiner Dodges WaPo 'Worst Campaign of 2013' - Posted December 10, 2013
The choice by Chris Cillizza today of Chris Quinn over Anthony Weiner for the worst political campaign of 2013 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Weiner Dodges WaPo 'Worst Campaign of 2013' - Posted December 10, 2013
The choice by Chris Cillizza today of Chris Quinn over Anthony Weiner for the worst political campaign of 2013 ... [FishbowlNY]

A-Rod Follows Lance Armstrong and Takes the Easy Way Out - Posted October 8, 2013
A couple of months ago we gave Yankees slugger/celebrity boyfriend/yacht enthusiast Alex Rodriguez some totally unsolicited advice about the best way to deal with the steroid controversy thr... [PRNewser]

From Blogger to Talk Show Host, Nitika Chopra Reveals the Secrets to Success - Posted September 25, 2013
Let's face it: Most of us have a blog and a professional brand whether or not there's a full-time job involved. And most of us have big dreams to cultivate our brand and launch it into a show, product...anything! Nitika Chopra is one of us but here's... [MediaJobsDaily]

American Public to Soccer: Now Is Not the Time to Take a Dive - Posted September 11, 2013
Most kids in high school know one thing: the good looking girls like the popular guys, and if you're on the football team--yes, American football--then you're doing okay with the ladies. Meanwhile, the rest of us turn to unhealthy habits, The Catcher in the Rye, and hanging out i... [AgencySpy]

American Public to Soccer: Now Is Not the Time to Take a Dive - Posted September 11, 2013
Most kids in high school know one thing: the good looking girls like the popular guys, and if you're on the football team--yes, American football--then you're doing okay with the ladies. Meanwhile, the rest of us turn to unhealthy habits, The Catcher in the Rye, and hanging out i... [PRNewser]

'Me Walls' and Vanity License Plates Reflect Personal Brands - Posted August 22, 2013
Having a active presence on the latest social platforms is the main focus for many self-promoters. But 'me walls' and vanity license plates have been around far longer than Facebook posts and Twitter handles. They offer creative personal branding options for car owners and exec... [PRNewser]

What A-Rod Should (But Probably Won't) Do - Posted August 8, 2013
Today in Ridiculously Overpaid Athletes Are People Too news, New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez is the latest beefed-up domino to fall in baseball's ongoing steroid scandal. MLB commissioner Bud Selig decided to make an example of "... [PRNewser]

Niche Marketing Sends Nike Sole Searching - Posted April 15, 2013
Chances are you, or someone you know, owns a pair of shoes. Now consider there are currently about 7.078 billion people on earth. That's how big and lucrative the shoe industry is, and for decades Nike has been at the forefront of shoe sales. But tim... [PRNewser]

7 Tips for Your Next Big Apology Tour - Posted April 2, 2013
Last week brought news of disgraced general/CIA chief and potential presidential candidate David Petraeus's first post-scandal appearance. Petraeus used a speech before a University of Southern Cal... [AgencySpy]

7 Tips for Your Next Big Apology Tour - Posted April 2, 2013
Last week brought news of disgraced general/CIA chief and potential presidential candidate David Petraeus's first post-scandal appearance. Petraeus used a speech before a University of Southern Cal... [PRNewser]

Victoria's Secret Gets an Earful from Irate Parents - Posted March 28, 2013
The public doesn't appreciate brands that cross invisible but well-established lines in our culture, particularly in the name of greed. For example, don't break out your storefront Christmas decorations ... [PRNewser]

Nike and Tiger Woods Lose Focus in the Name of Winning - Posted March 27, 2013
The public loves tenacity. We understand that people go through difficult times, and many of those struggles are self-inflicted. But we love a good comeback story because we believe that tough times build character. We all fall down, and most of us get back up again. It makes us better, more compassionate... [PRNewser]

Court Orders Retrial as Amanda Knox Preps for Publicity Tour - Posted March 26, 2013
We in PR know that bad publicity almost never doubles as good publicity, but exceptions do stand out. Accused/acquitted/accused again murderer Amanda Knox, for example, got $4 million to write a book despite the fact that -- ... [PRNewser]

Livestrong Pushes Forward, Unveils New Logo - Posted March 1, 2013
After its founder Lance Armstrong was publicly revealed to be a cheater, a ... [AgencySpy]

Burger King Gets Royal PR Boost from Twitter Hacking - Posted February 26, 2013
We've all heard the tired maxim that there is no such thing as bad publicity (though Lance Armstrong may disagree). So it makes us feel warm and fuzzy when this adage reveals itself to be true. When news hit that the Burger King Twitter ... [PRNewser]

When Should Brands Drop Celebrity Spokesmen? - Posted February 21, 2013
Today brought the completely unsurprising news that Nike has suspended its contract with... [PRNewser]

Drug Makers Turn Doping Scandals into Good PR - Posted February 19, 2013
Here's an interesting way for controversial brands to maintain or improve their reputations: take an industry's biggest scandal and ... [PRNewser]

Jonah Lehrer Can't Save His Reputation Now - Posted February 12, 2013
At first the Jonah Lehrer plagiarism story may feel a little too "inside the media" for its own good--but it's a very relevant case study for anyone involved in PR... [PRNewser]

ABC News Report Sparks Possible Lance Armstrong Confession - Posted February 7, 2013
An ABC News scoop that disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong was under criminal investigation was cited as one of the reasons that Armstrong is now considering cooperating with the US Anti-Doping Agency. ABC's ... [TVNewser]

Burger King Admits That Its Sandwiches May Contain Delicious Pony Meat - Posted February 1, 2013
Saddle up for the week's biggest PR fail: Burger King, a chain long known for its absolutely positively top-notch ingredients, finally admitted that some of... [PRNewser]

First Lance Armstrong 'False Advertising' Suit Filed (by a PR Exec!) - Posted January 24, 2013
We just couldn't resist: today marks the filing of the first post-Oprah lawsuit against admitted liar and ... [PRNewser]

Cable Network Ranker: Week of January 14 - Posted January 24, 2013
It was a big week for cable last week, between Oprah and Lance Armstrong, the pre-inauguration festivities and a number of big premieres. Fox News ... [TVNewser]

PR Fail: Oprah Interview Hurt Lance Armstrong - Posted January 22, 2013
We know, we know: you're sick of hearing about Lance Armstrong. Trust us, we are too. Still, we thought we'd take a minute to report the results of the lat... [PRNewser]

What's Roland Tweeting? - Posted January 22, 2013
Many people woke up on Tuesday morning afternoon with new tales to tell of their inaugural experiences. Some got great seats for the event. Others watched from home and avoided the crowd. But, many folks partied their asses off on Monday evening. Among the revelers was TVONE host and CNN co... [FishbowlDC]

What's Roland Tweeting? - Posted January 22, 2013
Many people woke up on Tuesday morning afternoon with new tales to tell of their inaugural experiences. Some got great seats for the event. Others watched from home and avoided the crowd. But, many folks partied their asses off on Monday evening. Among the revelers was TVONE host and CNN co... [PRNewser]

Katie Couric Gets First On-Camera Interview with Manti Te'o - Posted January 20, 2013
Manti Te'o has granted his first on-camera interview following revelations of a hoax involving a fake girlf... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Katie Couric Gets First On-Camera Interview with Manti Te'o - Posted January 20, 2013
Manti Te'o has granted his first on-camera interview following revelations of a hoax involving a fake girlf... [FishbowlNY]

Katie Couric Gets First On-Camera Interview with Manti Te'o - Posted January 20, 2013
Manti Te'o has granted his first on-camera interview following revelations of a hoax involving a fake girlf... [TVNewser]

Lance Armstrong and Oprah Walk Into a Bar... - Posted January 18, 2013
We don't know about you guys, but we've had about enough of this Lance Armstrong. Full confession: we didn't even watch the Oprah interview live, because we were too busy catching up on American Horror Story (which is kinda campy but wow, Jessi... [PRNewser]

Networks Angling For Manti Te'o Interview - Posted January 17, 2013
As the Manti Te'o hoax story spreads across the media landscape, the race is on to get the first interview with the star Notre Dame football player. TVNewser hears that ESPN and NBC News have both been making their pitch to No... [TVNewser]

Three Career Lessons to Learn from the Lance Armstrong Interview - Posted January 15, 2013
When the Lance Armstrong interview airs this Thursday night on OWN, we're already hearing via CBS News and The Associated Press that he confessed to doping. What can we learn from all of this, in particular as it relate... [TVNewser]

Lance Armstrong's Confession: A PR Win for Oprah? - Posted January 15, 2013
In a breaking story that will surprise very few, sources close to Lance Armstrong confirm that he used his exclusive interview with ... [PRNewser]

Tuesday Morning Stir - Posted January 15, 2013
-Perhaps as a swan song for The Office, Tongal is crowdsourcing a Super Bowl ad for Dunder Mifflin, the fictional paper company from the show that was brought to life in late 2011 when NBCU teamed up with Staples' unit Quill to sell real DM products. link -With the Super Bowl almost... [AgencySpy]

Reader Poll: Should Lance Armstrong Fess Up to Oprah? - Posted January 9, 2013
We know a few of our readers have probably run out of patience with Lance Armstrong at this point, but he remains one of the best-known names in sports, and the delicate dance he continues to perform in the interest of maintaining his ... [PRNewser]

Monday Morning Stir - Posted November 12, 2012
-Director Daniel Garcia, who has helmed Nike spots for W+K and Chevy ones for GS&P among others, has joined the roster of NYC-based creative studio, DECON, for commercial representation. -Brooklyn design agency HUSH has brought ... [AgencySpy]

New York Times' Juliet Macur to Pen Book on Lance Armstrong - Posted November 9, 2012
Juliet Macur, the sports reporter for The New York Times who has been on top of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New York Times' Juliet Macur to Pen Book on Lance Armstrong - Posted November 9, 2012
Juliet Macur, the sports reporter for The New York Times who has been on top of ... [FishbowlNY]

Lance Armstrong: What Price Reputation? - Posted October 26, 2012
Readers: today we're excited to feature an exclusive op-ed by Gerard F. Corbett, chair and CEO of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). Corbett, who is accredited in Public Relations (APR) and is a member of the PRSA College of Fellows, has been a member of PRSA for more than... [PRNewser]

Los Angeles Times Gets Their Armstrongs Wrong - Posted October 18, 2012
Either the Los Angeles Times needs a copy editor for their headlines, or a dead astronaut just lost an endorsement deal with Nike. The headline has been corrected since thi... [FishbowlLA]

Nike (Finally) Drops Lance Armstrong - Posted October 17, 2012
Looks like public opinion has turned decisively against Lance Armstrong. According to a statement issued today, prime sponsor Nike (NYSE: NKE) officially terminated its contract with t... [PRNewser]

Lance Armstrong Doping Gambit: Blame Big Tobacco - Posted October 10, 2012
Bonked. Cooked. Whatever bike racing term you use, it now applies to the reputation of Lance Armstrong and, more sadly, to the reputation of his 15-year-old cancer advocacy organization, The Lance Armstrong Foundation (LAF, or Livestrong). Today the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency released ... [PRNewser]

'Et tu, Brute?' Lance Armstrong's Assistant Turns Against Him - Posted August 31, 2012
Despite the fact that Lance Armstrong's recent decision not to fight the continued charges leveled against him by the US Anti-Doping Agency shocked observers around the world, millions remain in his cor... [PRNewser]

Oh No! Not Taylor Swift! - Posted August 24, 2012
Sometimes the ones we love the most end up breaking our hearts--first we learned about ... [PRNewser]

End of an Era: Lance Armstrong 'Won't Fight' Dope Charges - Posted August 24, 2012
For once, we didn't see this coming: In case you haven't heard, cyclist, cancer survivor and one-man-brand Lance Armstrong ... [PRNewser]

Lance Armstrong To Share Exclusive Photos & Videos From His Life With Fans On Mobli - Posted January 31, 2012
You may remember Mobli as the visual social media platform that Leonardo DiCaprio invested in back in October, that has also attracted big names like ... [SocialTimes.com]

Lance Armstrong Thought the Yellow LIVESTRONG Armbands 'Would Be A Joke' - Posted September 22, 2011
[caption id="attachment_27625" align="alignleft" width="350" caption="Left to right: Lance Ulanoff, Lance Armstrong, and Doug Ulman"][/caption] Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong put aside the ... [AgencySpy]

Armstrong Asks Court to Order FBI Agents to Discuss Media Contacts - Posted July 18, 2011
Arguing that only someone in government could have leaked key details to the media about a grand injury investigation into his alleged use of performance-enhancing drugs, seven-time Tour de France winner ... [SportsNewser]

Video: NHL Great Joe Sakic Sinks $1M Hole-in-One - Posted July 18, 2011
During the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship at Lake Tahoe, former NHL star Joe Sakic sank a hole-in-one on the 162-yard, 17th hole that earned a $1 million prize -- half going to Sakic and the other half going to Lance Armstrong's Livestrong Foundation. ... [SportsNewser]

Lance Armstrong Confronts Tyler Hamilton Outside Aspen Bathroom - Posted June 13, 2011
Abe Streep of Outside magazine ... [SportsNewser]

Sorry You Did Something Stupid | Unfollow The Lead | Star Dress - Posted June 1, 2011
SportsNewser: Lance Armstrong is demanding that 60 Minutes issues an apology for its report that portrayed... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sorry You Did Something Stupid | Unfollow The Lead | Star Dress - Posted June 1, 2011
SportsNewser: Lance Armstrong is demanding that 60 Minutes issues an apology for its report that portrayed... [FishbowlNY]

Armstrong Demands On-Air Apology from '60 Minutes - Posted June 1, 2011
Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong issued a letter Tuesday to CBS News Chairman ... [SportsNewser]

How Long Until "Liestrong" Bracelets Become Popular? - Posted January 25, 2011
Sure, but can Next Media depict Tommy Craggs' epic takedown of the case against the case against ... [SportsNewser]

Lance Armstong, Still Not Concerned (UPDATE) - Posted January 19, 2011
Sports Illustrated is going after ... [SportsNewser]

SI Drops The Hammer On Lance Armstrong - Posted January 18, 2011
Sports Illustrated has new details on the case against Lance Armstrong in this week's issue. Below are excerpts from ... [SportsNewser]

Jimmie Johnson Too Good for TV Ratings? - Posted November 24, 2010
Over the weekend, Jimmie Johnson ... [SportsNewser]

Running Alongside the New York Marathon Reporter... - Posted October 26, 2010
We'll cop (or I will, at least) to being a bit ... [SportsNewser]

Universal Sports Going Cycling in Spain - Posted August 26, 2010
The Tour de France gets all the love from the casual cycling viewer, but hardcore fans want more. That is where the smaller cable sports networks come in. Universal Sports is trying to carve out a nice of its own in the cycling space, and a big part of that is... [SportsNewser]

Lance Armstrong Hires 'Master of Disaster' Mark Fabiani - Posted August 20, 2010
Seven time Tour de France winner and cancer awareness juggernaut Lance Armstrong has veteran crisis guru Mark Fabiani ... [PRNewser]

'Nightline' Snags Floyd Landis Interview - Posted July 23, 2010
ABC News' 'Nightline" has the first television interview with former professional cyclist Floyd Landis tonight. Landis made waves in the sporting world earlier this year when he claimed that he witnessed fellow Tour de France rider Lance Armstrong use drugs designed to improve athletic performance. A tipster says ABC News co... [TVNewser]

Chris Wragge Is Out of His Mind - Posted August 25, 2009
This week, CBS' Chris Wragge is starting his day at 3:45am as he fills in for Harry Smith on "The Early Show." Wragge ends his day after anchoring the 11 O'Clock news for WCBS-T... [TVNewser]

Michael J. Fox's Sixty-Minute Book Trailer - Posted May 7, 2009
Tonight Michael J. Fox will release a sixty-minute documentary to support his memoir, "Always Looking Up: The Adventures of an Incurable Optimist" on ABC. Published ... [GalleyCat]

Lunch: Happy Birthday, Cathie Black! - Posted April 29, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE We missed Evander Holyfield by a day, but there was plenty of action to keep our attention in Michael's jam-packed dining room today. Between the surprise birthday party for Hearst Magazines... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Happy Birthday, Cathie Black! - Posted April 29, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE We missed Evander Holyfield by a day, but there was plenty of action to keep our attention in Michael's jam-packed dining room today. Between the surprise birthday party for Hearst Magazines... [FishbowlNY]

When Print is Just an Afterthought: Vanity Fair's Lance Armstrong Scoop Gets Scooped - Posted September 11, 2008
At some point we imagine that the magazine world is going to figure out how to do advertising so that prices reflect more accurately how much views, or traffic, or just all-around attention any given page, or post, or article is getting. At which point printed magazines will become the... [morningmedianewsfeed]

When Print is Just an Afterthought: Vanity Fair's Lance Armstrong Scoop Gets Scooped - Posted September 11, 2008
At some point we imagine that the magazine world is going to figure out how to do advertising so that prices reflect more accurately how much views, or traffic, or just all-around attention any given page, or post, or article is getting. At which point printed magazines will become the... [FishbowlNY]

Leroy Sievers Loses Battle with Cancer - Posted August 16, 2008
NPR's Leroy Sievers, the former Nightline executive producer whose battle with cancer was documented on his NPR blog, died last night. Sievers was one of ... [TVNewser]

Lunch: Anna Wintour & Coming Soon — The Rolling Stones! - Posted March 26, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE We're guessing that spring break with the kiddies kept more than a few bold face names we've become accustomed to seeing away from 55th and Fifth today. Luckily, some of our favorite regulars were on hand — along with the first ever (at least since I've been at my... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Anna Wintour & Coming Soon — The Rolling Stones! - Posted March 26, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE We're guessing that spring break with the kiddies kept more than a few bold face names we've become accustomed to seeing away from 55th and Fifth today. Luckily, some of our favorite regulars were on hand — along with the first ever (at least since I've been at my... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch At Michael's: Lance Armstrong — For Governor? - Posted November 28, 2007
— DIANE CLEHANE Remember a few weeks back when I promised Lunch readers a full report on the off chance we had our own encounter Lance Armstrong... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch At Michael's: Lance Armstrong — For Governor? - Posted November 28, 2007
— DIANE CLEHANE Remember a few weeks back when I promised Lunch readers a full report on the off chance we had our own encounter Lance Armstrong... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 08.28.07 - Posted August 28, 2007
Good morning Washington. Overwhelmingly, you think Dana Perino will be the next White House press secretary. TVNewser reports, "An... [FishbowlDC]

Matthews, Armstrong To Host Presidential Forum - Posted July 25, 2007
Lance Armstrong and Chris Matthews are teaming up to make sure the candidates for president don't forget to, in Armstrong's words, "discuss the No. 1 killer in this country:" cancer. It's part of the two-day Livestrong Presidential Cancer Forum to be held in Cedar Rapids, IA. Matthews and Armstrong will... [TVNewser]

Lunch at Michael's: Tina Brown, Downright Subdued - Posted March 14, 2007
On the menu at today's lunch: a tasty stew of pop culture icons, publishing legends and power brokers — with a side of TV's young-ish guns. There must have been big things afoot. Instead of the usual glad-handing and table-hopping, most diners were deep in conversatio... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch at Michael's: Tina Brown, Downright Subdued - Posted March 14, 2007
On the menu at today's lunch: a tasty stew of pop culture icons, publishing legends and power brokers — with a side of TV's young-ish guns. There must have been big things afoot. Instead of the usual glad-handing and table-hopping, most diners were deep in conversatio... [FishbowlNY]

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