Public Relations

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Mr. New York: Grover Whalen's Unique Diplomacy

Monday, January 14, 2013


In this 1956 appearance at the Books and Authors Luncheon, Grover A. Whalen takes us from his childhood on the Lower East Side to his role in assuring that the United Nations would build its headquarters in New York City. 

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Three Big Companies and Their Three Bigger Public Relations Disasters

Monday, August 23, 2010

It's safe to say Goldman Sachs, Toyota and BP had a rough year. The three high-profile companies all faced huge catastrophes and then suffered the public relations nightmares that followed (and continue to plague them).

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The Flavor of a Dictator: Stalin's Face Appears on Soda Bottle

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

You might think he's an unlikely choice as the face of a soda, but a Russian beverage company has chosen the image of Joseph Stalin for its logo. The former Soviet dictator is gracing the labels of a limited edition range of soda bottles. It's part of a growing trend in Russia to rehabilitate Stalin from a monster to a hero. We find out if this represents genuine change in public opinion in Russia of Stalin.

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