Tag Archives: FEMA

PeRception, the PResident and Puerto Rico

They say perception is everything. It can sometimes be a matter of life and death. Just ask Puerto Rico. According to CNBC, “It has been more than a week since Hurricane Maria wreaked devastation on Puerto Rico, destroying the power grid and leaving millions without access to necessities. Emergency supplies of food, water and gas have begun to arrive at… Read more »

A must-read on PR blunders

Steve Adubato’s fabulous book, “What Were They Thinking? Crisis Communication: The Good, the Bad and the Totally Clueless,” is incomplete. In fact, since its 2008 publication, this extraordinarily readable and informative primer on 22 crisis case studies, the world has witnessed countless PR blunders, not the least of which were Penn State’s pedophilia scandal and BP’s Gulf region oil spill. These major events aren’t in the… Read more »