From a reputation management perspective, it’s time to take IT security seriously – before it puts you out of business: The implications of a WannaCry ransomware infection.
In the end, the price for United Airlines of losing its reputation came down to the cost of four seats on a flight from Chicago to Louisville, KY – a round trip that usually costs less than $400 in coach. As you’ve probably already seen, as it’s all over the news and social media, [...]
A guiding principle of credible communication – especially in crisis management – is to stay on message. This also applies on Twitter, as a German regional police force realized over the weekend.
“On the internet, nobody knows you’re a dog”. This famous saying was coined in 1993 by cartoonist Peter Steiner, and published by The New Yorker. Over the years, this has come to refer to the fact that, thanks to the anonymity of the internet, both people and things are not necessarily who or what [...]
The embarrassing volte face that Germany’s Spiegel Online needed to make this week underlines why for news outlets, the race to be first with the news can seriously damage your reputation.
It has already turned journalism on its head, now social media is set to do the same to traditional marketing, writes Andrea Jones.
Love them or loathe them, these five themes will dominate the news in 2017. Since they're guaranteed to get media pick-up, every PR person will be trying to find their own unique angle.
Ride-sharing firm Uber is edgy and disruptive, I get that. It’s part of the way that Uber positions itself to the market – it’s a hip service, not something stuffy and tired like a regular taxi. In fact, Uber goes to great lengths to underline that it’s not a taxi service.
Famously described as "Davos for geeks", tech conference WebSummit moved to Lisbon in 2016 - and attracted a huge crowd: More than 50,000 people from 150 countries. Destrier was part of the success, with Managing Partner Simon Jones taking to the stage on the AutoTech track to moderate a discussion on next-generation wearable technology with [...]
When storytelling goes wrong: German retailer Edeka faces claims that its TV ad for Christmas contains hidden neo-Nazi messages.
Professional AR services now available in mainland Europe as KCG and Destrier team up GalleryAnalyst Relations (AR), Business Strategy, Communication, Digital Marketing & Communication, Integrated Marketing, Marketing Communications (Marcom), News, Storytelling
Award-winning analyst relations training services are now widely available in mainland Europe for the first time, as Destrier Communications partners with KCG, the Knowledge Capital Group.
The traditional press conference is dead. Long live the live blog-optimized press conference! Apple's iPhone 7 event was a masterclass in staging a live-blog optimized event.
It’s important for organizations to treat Brexit as they would any other crisis management situation, where reputations are at stake. We’ve put together a 10-point guide to the communications minefield that lies ahead.
"It's the way I tell 'em," legendary Irish comedian Frank Carson once said. It's good advice that some of the presenters on the Innovate Launchpad at the Smart IoT show in London this week should heed.
From an issues management perspective, embattled UK Prime Minister David Cameron did exactly the right thing by publishing his personal tax returns.
Eight steps to deal with your communications crisis: Follow this guide to start cleaning up the mess.
Crisis communication: The fire combustion triangle. The day your internal issue breaks into the wild as a full blown crisis is certainly not the right time to try and formulate your “issues management strategy”.