Public Relations: 04. How to Handle Bad Press

Course overview

You've heard the saying, "There's no such thing as bad press." That's only true to an extent. You will have to deal with negative stories and bad press, but how you overcome these can make or break a company. As a public relations professional, it's your job to handle disasters. No two situations are the same, but in this course, we'll talk about some tips for handling a PR nightmare. We'll discuss getting in front of the story, controlling the "spin," shortening the news cycle, and when it's best to take no action.
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