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General Motors: Total Recall

General Motors is facing the largest auto industry recall crisis since Toyota’s controversy with stuck accelerators. GM has recently announced several different defects across multiple car lines, resulting in the recall of nearly 5 million vehicles. But the defect that … Continue reading

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Johnson & Johnson: Tarnishing the PR Gold Standard

The New York Times recently ran a piece on the smears and ostracism used in the medical industry to keep doctors from reporting faulty products, focusing on Johnson & Johnson and the lawsuits over its hip implant, the A.S.R. This … Continue reading

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Three New Examples of Bad PR

Bad PR often comprises two components: The poorly received action of an organization. The poor communication surrounding the action. These three recent examples of bad PR have this duality in mind. JOHNSON & JOHNSON: The recall that finally broke the … Continue reading

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