In this week’s episode of Under Fire, Wes, Christiana, and Phil discuss how Peloton could’ve avoided the heat they’re getting with the recent recall, Facebook’s Oversight Board’s decision on Trump’s Facebook ban and #DeleteFacebook-gate, Joe Rogan’s opinion on vaccines for different age groups, and more!
In 2009, the South Carolina governor disappeared for six days. The incident and its fallout became one of SC’s biggest political crises to date. In this episode, the Under Fire hosts interview former Governor Mark Sanford’s communications director—Joel Sawyer—to hear the ins and outs of those six days, discuss the media spectacle upon the governor’s return, and get Joel’s main crisis communications takeaways from the situation.
In the fourth episode of Under Fire, Wes, Christiana, and Phil take a look at Chet Hanks’ “White Boy Summer” fiasco, Demi Lovato’s fro-yo drama, a Raiders corporate tweet faux pas, and why it’s best to take a step back before you tweet.
In the third episode of Under Fire, Wes, Christiana, and Phil run down what happened in the world of crisis over the past week. From a discussion about the OnlyFans mom whose kids were expelled to a diatribe on reporters cherry picking tweets to sensationalize stories, the trio share their opinions and advice on all things crisis comms. Bottom line this episode? Never waste a crisis.
In episode two of Under Fire, Wesley, Phil, and Christiana recap Lil Nas X’s “satan shoes” and Nike’s impending brand reputation crisis, we hear Phil’s real thoughts on Rep. Matt Gaetz, and the team argues over the efficacy of Krispy Kreme’s vaccination marketing stunt. Tune in to hear all this and more!
On the first ever episode of Under Fire, Wesley Donehue, Phil Vangelakos, and Christiana Purves discuss Prince Harry and Megan Markle’s interview with Oprah and the royal fallout, Disney and Warner Bros. recent character cancellations, Burger King’s International Women’s Day bumble, and more!