PR Bants #20

Episode 20 of PR Bants covers these topics:

  • How Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle turned into a #PRFail
  • H&M’s reputation comes under fire after “coolest monkey in the jungle” debacle
  • Ikea gets personal with a pregnancy test
  • The curious case of Virgin Trains and the Daily Mail
  • Trump’s vulgar remarks about Africa
  • Madame Tussauds stunt sees wax figure of Trump move to the American embassy

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PR Bants: A review of 2017

In this special edition of PR Bants, we review some of the news stories that have captured our attention in 2017:

  • Theresa May and her personal brand
  • The rise of Jeremy Corbyn
  • How Lyft capitalised on the public backlash against Uber
  • United Airlines’ reputation management
  • Uber and Starbucks’ campaign to encourage young people to vote
  • How Love Island fever swept the nation
  • Why #AskEddie was such a hit for Southern Rail
  • The thorny issue of the BBC Gender Pay Gap
  • #MeToo

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PR Bants #15

Episode 15 of PR Bants covers these topics:

  • A post-election look at brands May and Corbyn
  • Grenfell fire: Why Cashfloat and J.P.Morgan were accused of exploiting a tragedy
  • The media handling of Ant McPartlin’s admission into rehab
  • Toy company Mattel’s reboot of the Ken doll

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PR Bants #14

Episode 14 of PR Bants covers these topics:

  • Lessons from the British Airways IT crisis
  • How Jeremy Corbyn has enhanced his personal brand
  • Why Theresa May’s general election media strategy is not strong and stable
  • Keeping Diane Abbott out of the limelight
  • Walkers Wave and the risks associated with User Generated Content

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PR Bants #13

Episode 13 of PR Bants covers these topics:

  • Lessons from Diane Abbott’s disastrous radio interview
  • The case of Ed Miliband’s lawn and the importance of authentic images
  • What did we learn about Theresa May when she met Cathy?
  • Was McDonald’s right to pull its controversial ‘dead dad’ advert?
  • Grime 4 Corbyn
  • Uber and Starbucks launch campaigns to encourage young people to vote

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PR Bants #12

Our twelfth installment of PR Bants covers these topics:

  • United Airlines’ reputation takes a battering after the violent removal of a passenger
  • Why the death of a giant rabbit is another blow to United Airlines’ reputation
  • An early look at Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn’s approach to the General Election
  • The royals collaborate to get people talking about mental health issues
  • Pepsi’s disastrous advert with Kendall Jenner
  • Cadbury and the National Trust’s battle with The Church of England at Easter
  • FaceApp and claims of racism
  • Is WhatsApp about to face a PR crisis?

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