Posts Tagged ‘Public relations’

Can you believe the McWhopper? Burger King & McDonald’s Big New Idea.

Marketing is usually a dog-eat-dog world. It's all about "I'm better than you!" and "oh yeah? Well you don't have this feature." Of the notable bitter rivalries which exist, none is more instantly recognisable than Burger King and McDonalds. Whether you're loving it how it is or want to have it your way, the two restaurant chains just can not seem to get along. That is... until today.

Crisis Management: Malaysian Airlines MH370

Background/ Context Before anything, I would just like to say my heart goes out to all those affected by the recent incident. May those on the flight be well, happy, and free from suffering, and may their families and friends be well, happy, and free from suffering. If you have not heard of the incident, a Malaysian Airlines flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing went missing on March 8th, 2014 (four day...

PR Failure: The KangKung Protest

Note: This article contains heavy references to specific politics. If this is not down your alley, I urge discretion. This article was originally published sometime January, but due to concerns for my own safety I retracted it and am re-publishing it now (as the topic is not so hot and I am in a safe area). Enjoy. Politicians are always on the forefront of the new...

Google: a fighter for freedom and equality

When it comes to being a part of our lives, Google knows it is a big influence. Google has taken pride in being a part of almost everything- from dominating the internet (mail, search, websites, blogs. Arguably, the internet is almost all of modern life nowadays), to dominating in innovation (mobile phones, google glass, self driving cars. and more). With this amount of power, there comes responsibility. Google is well p...