Category Archive for: public awareness

The Star Steps In It

The CBC is really having field day with the Toronto Star’s misstep late last week. Under a huge headline “A wonder drug’s dark side” the Star’s investigative team took issue with the Gardasil vaccine shown to prevent HPV. Citing anecdotal evidence it seems the reporters either ignored or played down the significant scientific evidence supporting…

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A Dark Day for PR

Global TV announced late last night that news anchor Leslie Roberts has been suspended over conflict of interest. In its statement, the station said: “At Global News we take matters of journalistic integrity very seriously.” As a result of being found out, Roberts has apparently resigned from a PR company in which he was secretly…

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PR Wars

It seems not that long ago that we had entered what was thought to be a post war era in which international conflict on the scale of World War II could never again occur.  Militaries were downsizing and demobilizing.   In Canada one proposal to manage the massive cuts to our defense budget was to eliminate…

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Freedom of Speech — Sort of

It’s been an interesting week. Apparently the let-it-all-hang-out generation has discovered privacy and a few other things not quite so nice. The first news item that caught my attention was a report in a Wall Street Journal story by Daniel Henninger reporting on commencement cancellations at US Colleges. Seems Smith announced last Monday that Christine Lagarde, the French head…

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Does PR Create “Art”?

A recent story in Intelligent Life provides some interesting context for the upcoming AGO exhibit on Michelangelo.  Like many artists who have achieved postumous fame, Michelangelo Buonarroti wrestled to find commissions and acceptance during his lifetime.  The show which opens in October this year  promises to provide visitors with a unique opportunity to discover the story behind…

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