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Turbulence Over an Airline’s Dress Code

April 1, 2017

A crisis took flight for United Airlines when consumers and celebrities criticized the company’s dress code as sexist and restrictive. Michael Gordon discusses how the airline can land this crisis safely with the International Business Times.
United Airlines should scrap ‘no leggings’ policy: Crisis expert Michael Gordon

A Scandal Taints Brazil’s Meat Industry

March 22, 2017

As a far-reaching inspection scandals threatens to butcher the reputation of Brazil’s meat market, a systematic response is vital, Michael Gordon tells the Associated Press.
Brazil meat exports collapse in wake of inspection scandal

Questions over Uber’s Game of ‘I Spy’

March 3, 2017

Revelations that Uber used a secret tool to dodge law enforcement land the ride-sharing company in the hot seat, again. Michael Gordon shares his assessment with the Guardian:
Greyball: how Uber used secret software to dodge the law

Bad behavior at Uber

March 2, 2017

An influx of troubling events at Uber reflect deep cultural problems that stem from the top. Michael Gordon weighs in with the Los Angeles Times:
Uber CEO pledges to ‘grow up’ after video shows him lashing out at a driver

A crisis leaves the Academy speechless

March 1, 2017

Slow to respond to the Best Picture mix-up, the Academy’s performance was less than Oscar-worthy. Jeremy Robinson-Leon gives his review in Variety:
Oscars Best Picture Gaffe and Slow Response Eclipse Diversity Gains

Presenting an Oscars nightmare

February 27, 2017

Facing fallout from an embarrassing Best Picture mix-up, PwC gets low ratings for its Oscars performance. Jeremy Robinson-Leon offers his take with the Los Angeles Times:
A celebrity photo, the wrong envelope: the missteps before the Oscars mistake

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