Two thousand and seventeen is drawing to a close. What a year it has been. It has been a year that has seen some major stories with serious public relations lessons that will be applied going into 2018 and far beyond. What were the major stories and the public relations lessons that can be learned ..
Strategic Vision’s own David Johnson discussed #TakeaKnee, the NFL/national anthem controversy, how it affects the NFL itself, its sponsors and brands, and the possible confusion over what the protest specifically represents
One can win in the court of law but still lose in the court of public opinion. We have just seen this with New England Quarterback Tom Brady. A federal judge threw out the NFL’s four game suspension of Brady for his involvement in ‘deflategate’ last season during the playoffs. In case you forgot, ‘deflatgate; ..
Another day has passed and another NFL player has been arrested with domestic violence charges – Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer. This comes as the NFL is still reeling from the public relations damage of Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson, Greg Hardy, and the admission in court documents that nearly a third of its players ..
The NFL continues to be battered in the court of public opinion. Last week it was the Ray Rice saga and the “what did NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell know and when did he know it questions.’ This week it is outrage over Minnesota Viking Adrian Peterson who is facing criminal charges for spanking his four-year ..
If anyone can sympathize with Mitt Romney’s public relations woes it is the National Football League. One of America’s favorite past times and traditions has become a symbol of corporate greed and intransigence to many fans. Even now a week after a botched call by a temp referee in the Seattle Seahawks/Green Bay Packers game ..