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Three New Examples of Bad PR–Summer 2012

Penn State: The school’s PR crisis has not abated with the conviction of former coach Jerry Sandusky on multiple counts of child sexual abuse. In an independent investigation, former FBI director Louis Freeh said Penn State officials hid allegations against … Continue reading

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Wal-Mart’s Mexico Crisis: Main Street Goes Global

The New York Times has revealed evidence that Wal-Mart used widescale bribery in Mexico to win and expedite approvals for building stores and then covered up the illegality. While allegations have yet to be proven, Wal-Mart’s growing controversy provides important … Continue reading

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