Category Archives: Public Relations

The Atomic Press Release

August 6 marks the anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Official announcement came through a press release issued by President Harry Truman: Sixteen hours ago an American airplane dropped one bomb on Hiroshima, an important Japanese Army base. … Continue reading

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V for Victory and Viral

July 19 marks the anniversary of World War II’s “V for Victory” campaign. A New York Times article of the day describes it as a “nerve war” against the Nazis in occupied Europe. Launched by the BBC, championed by Winston Churchill, and executed by countless … Continue reading

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Three Examples of Bad PR, Q2 2014

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: Controversy about the treatment of veterans is as old as the nation, from the Pennsylvania Mutiny of 1783 which drove Congress from the then-capital of Philadelphia, to the Bonus Army of 1932 protesting economic conditions, to … Continue reading

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