PR Has A Rape Problem

Yes, you read the headline right. Public relations has a rape problem, made obvious by 2015’s biggest campaign disaster. The question is, how did these campaigns get published in the first place?

Here are a few examples:

No means no, Bud Light.

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Here is Bud Light’s formal apology.

Bloomingdales suggested date-raping your best friend.

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Vanderbilt Football just made the college rape culture even worse than it already was.

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Here’s a call to action for all you public relations professionals:

Think about your campaigns before they go viral for the wrong reason.

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