Monthly Archives: June 2015

3 things PR professionals can learn from Donald Trump

Photo of Donald Trump

On June 16, Donald Trump officially announced his candidacy for president.   When running for high office, a candidate’s image becomes everything. How a candidate handles matters of public relations will greatly influence how he or she is viewed by the public. Let’s look at decisions made by Trump to learn the do’s and don’ts… Read More

What happens when Dave Grohl, Paul McCartney, and Kanye West share the same stage?

Dave Grohl standing next to Paul McCartney

To be honest, we’re not quite sure what that would look like.  Unfortunately, after Foo Fighters guitarist Dave Grohl broke his leg a few weeks ago upcoming shows, including a headlining spot at Glastonbury 2015 in England, were canceled. It wasn’t until his healing process began that Grohl revealed his secret hope for the band’s… Read More

Still no hate crime laws in South Carolina even after Charleston shooting

On Wednesday, white gunman Dylann Roof killed nine black churchgoers in a racially charged shooting, and yet he can’t be indicted with a hate crime under South Carolina law.   There are five U.S. states that have no hate crime statutes, and South Carolina is one of them. From 2009 to 2014, many have tried… Read More

Amnesty International report shows United States lack laws regulating lethal force by police

A situation between a police man and a citizen providing resistance.

With police shootings higher this year than ever before, it’s no surprise that the United States failed international standards for the use of lethal force by law enforcement.   A recent report by Amnesty International suggests that it isn’t required in the United States for police to make preservation of life a priority. Deadly force… Read More

A recap of the havoc wreaked by Apple Music a week away from its big launch

The Apple logo next to Beats headphones to promote the new partnership

We are only days before the big launch of Apple Music and already the streaming service is under some intense fire.  Below we have provided details about the backlash Apple Music has experienced to date, so that you can make an informed decision about whether or not to subscribe to their service.   It was… Read More

Fathers say the darndest things on Jimmy Fallon’s Father’s Day themed #Latenight Hashtag segment

Logo for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

One of the most popular segments on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” is “#Latenight Hashtags.” Previously, he has collected input from his viewers to present hilarious compilations of incidents relating to #MyDumbInjury, #WorstAdvice, and #MyWeirdRelative.   In honor of the day that honors our fathers, Fallon created the hashtag #dadquotes and called upon his viewers… Read More