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Wall Street’s Reputation Redemption Strategists: Fink and Dimon

By Pen Pendleton The blackened reputation of “Too Big To Fail” institutions may be on the verge of a facelift. Given the level of public scorn, political abuse, and regulatory backlash prompted by the financial crisis, it’s nearly impossible to imagine a scenario that restores the credibility of banks, investment banks, and wealthy fund managers.…

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Ripple Effects of an Academic Crisis

Or, what to do with, or to, the students whose parents cheated, and how do schools recover their integrity? Steven Fink, President and CEO, Lexicon Communications Corp. There is a metaphor in the law called “fruit of the poisonous tree.” Simply stated, it describes evidence that is obtained illegally. If the tree is tainted, then anything…

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United’s Excess Baggage

Steven Fink, President and CEO, Lexicon Communications Corp. I make my living dealing with corporate crises, and I can tell you that a crisis caused by human error carries its own particular baggage. In the case of a nuclear power plant crisis, or deaths caused by eating contaminated hamburgers, products that have intentionally been tampered with,…

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Crisis Management – Huma Abedin Sends “Carlos Danger” Packing (Op-Ed)

By Steven Fink, President and CEO, Lexicon Communications Corp. A shade over three years ago, I publicly advised Huma Abedin to say adios to “Carlos Danger,” the nom de twitter her husband, Anthony Weiner, used when “sexting” photos of his crotch to strange women on the internet. (Click here to read the original post). Huma has been Hillary…

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Communications Experts Take A ‘Deep Dive’ into #RyanLochte & Reputation Management

By CommPRO Editorial Staff The Ryan Lochte situation dominated mainstream and social media channels  as part of the Olympics wrap-up. #RyanLochte is a classic example of crisis communications, which is a specialization within the public relations profession, which is utilized in responding to threats posed to the reputation of an individual, company or organization. An important component…

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Ryan Lochte: Sink or Swim

By Steven Fink, President and CEO, Lexicon Communications Corp. Ryan Lochte finally figured a way to get out from under Michael Phelps’ shadow. But jumping into the deep end of the pool while wearing a pair of concrete boots was not the best way to do it. For those living under a rock for the…

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Crisis in the NFL (Commentaries & Recap-UPDATED)

By Nicole Giovia, Contributing Editor, CommPRO.biz Throughout the past year, it seems that every week there is a new crisis occurring in the National Football League.  Spousal abuse, child abuse, illegal fire works causing the loss of digits; with problem after problem, the NFL is facing a real PR nightmare.  All the while, Changes have been made…

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