Jason Chupick

Nike (Finally) Drops Lance Armstrong

Looks like public opinion has turned decisively against Lance Armstrong. According to a statement issued today, prime sponsor Nike (NYSE: NKE) officially terminated its contract with the cycling star. Nike’s […]

Lance Armstrong Doping Gambit: Blame Big Tobacco

Bonked. Cooked. Whatever bike racing term you use, it now applies to the reputation of Lance Armstrong and, more sadly, to the reputation of his 15-year-old cancer advocacy organization, The […]

Ferris U.’s Racist Memorabilia Museum Designed to Spark Dialogue

The small Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia at Ferris University is generating a good deal of publicity, for good reason.  The massive collection of not-so-distant artifacts from America’s racist […]

The Ticker: O’Reilly re-signs; Google Drive; Clickthroughs; Social brands; Planet Daily

TVNewser:  Bill O’Reilly Re-Signs with Fox News InformationWeek:  Google Drive: Hands-On Winner Poynter: Study: Clickthroughs don’t matter for ads, but viewing does Press release:  Market Strategies Reveals Most Social Brands […]

The Ticker: Crisis PR; Craig Newmark loves squirrels; Wal-Mart in China; Young dudes & paywalls; ‘Awkward Black Girl’

Washington Times:  Doing harm: The Hilary Rosen guide to crisis PR AllTwitter:  If You Tweet About Squirrels, Craigslist Founder Will Donate $1 Holmes Report:  Walmart Brings In PR Counsel In […]

The Ticker: Regulating PR; News.me; MSNBC on weekends; Tobacco marketing; Corporate blogging

AdAge:  Let’s Act Responsibly to Avoid Ruining the Marketplace of Ideas TechCrunch:  Read Offline: News.me Automatically Downloads Your News Whenever You Leave Home TVNewser:  Chris Hayes and Melissa Harris-Perry: ‘A New […]

The Ticker: Chamber of Commerce; Earth Day PR fails; Foursquare & advertising; Sports PR disasters; ‘GMA’ tops ‘Today’

The Economist:  Corporate lobbying: The Chamber of Secrets; The biggest business lobby in the United States is more influential than ever Grist:  The weirdest, worst PR crap we’ve seen this […]

The Ticker: Spotify + Coca-Cola; Secret Service scandal; AllFacebook & AppNewser; Dick Clark’s career; DoJ vs. Apple

LATimes Company Town:  Spotify forges marketing partnership with Coca-Cola CBS News:  Source: Ousted Secret Service agent plans to sue Press release:  WebMediaBrands Introduces New Social Media Services and Relaunches AllFacebook.com […]

The Ticker: Sheen returns; Wikipedia errors; NYTimes Well blog; Journalism awards; Social media vs. traditional journalism

Inside TV: ‘Anger Management’ scoop: Audience test scores for Charlie Sheen show are in! Phys.org:  Survey finds majority of Wikipedia articles about companies contain factual errors Nieman Journalism Lab:  The […]

The Ticker: #4sqDay; Campaign ads on PBS; Second screen viewing; Read it Later; Read more books

VentureBeat:  Foursquare confirms 20M users, 2 billion check-ins, on 4sqDay 2012 Mother Jones:  Are Campaign Ads Coming to PBS? Multichannel News:  Tablets Are Clear Go-To Alternative To TV: Study; Device Owners […]