Reputation Town
CNN+, the Johnny Depp trial, Dolly Parton and Freshii’s virtual cashier

CNN+, the Johnny Depp trial, Dolly Parton and Freshii’s virtual cashier

May 5, 2022

In this episode, Warren and John ramble about a few of the reputation management stories in the news these past few weeks, including the controversy around Freshii's new offshore, virtual cashier, short-lived CNN+, the reputational impacts of the Johnny Depp/Amber Heard defamation trial and Dolly Parton's impeccably cultivated reputation. 

Breaking down the reputational fallout from The Slap

Breaking down the reputational fallout from The Slap

March 31, 2022

In this episode, we talk about the reputational aspects of the recent incident between Will Smith and Chris Rock at the Academy Awards. 

The PR war in Ukraine, a CEO’s sexist conference comments, the Pay Gap App and Disney versus DeSantis

The PR war in Ukraine, a CEO’s sexist conference comments, the Pay Gap App and Disney versus DeSantis

March 25, 2022

In this episode, John and Warren ramble about who's winning the PR war in Ukraine, the CEO who lost his job after making sexist comments at a conference, the Pay Gap App and what tech like this means for public-facing organizations, the Disney vs. DeSantis controversy and former NHL referee Tim Peel's tweet one year after losing his job to a hot-mic gaffe. 

EP21:  The Spotify/Neil Young situation, truckers vs. Terry Fox and the All-In pod kerfuffle

EP21: The Spotify/Neil Young situation, truckers vs. Terry Fox and the All-In pod kerfuffle

February 1, 2022

This week, John and Warren chat about the controversy around one of the All-In podcast's hosts, the Terry Fox Foundation's response to protestors messing with the Terry Fox statue in Ottawa and, of course, the ongoing saga involving Spotify, Joe Rogan, Neil Young, etc. 

EP20: Our picks for the reputation winners and losers of 2021

EP20: Our picks for the reputation winners and losers of 2021

January 8, 2022

In our 20th episode, we chat about Jon Stewart's tiff with Newsweek, Peloton's recent Sex and the City problems and our picks for the reputational winners and losers of 2021. 

E19: A deep dive on the Alec Baldwin 20/20 interview

E19: A deep dive on the Alec Baldwin 20/20 interview

December 8, 2021

We were delighted to welcome back our friend Molly McPherson to join us for this episode. We chatted about the CEO who fired 900 employees over Zoom, Chris Cuomo's termination from CNN and we wrapped up the episode with a detailed breakdown of Alec Baldwin's sit-down interview with George Stephanopoulos. We hope you enjoy this episode of the podcast. 

E18: Facebook‘s name change, the Rogers family drama, Dave Chappelle & Netflix, Kyle Beach and the Chicago Blackhawks

E18: Facebook‘s name change, the Rogers family drama, Dave Chappelle & Netflix, Kyle Beach and the Chicago Blackhawks

November 6, 2021

In this episode, John and Warren talk about Facebook changing its name to Meta, the pocket dial that set off a boardroom drama for Rogers, Netflix's response to the Dave Chappelle controversy and the various responses/statements regarding the Kyle Beach and Chicago Blackhawks story in the NHL. 

E17: Bill Gates, Facebook‘s PR problems, WPP‘s bribery fine, the Church and the Residential School crisis
Sept. 11 marketing fails, private school buries info about principal, Western U, Leylah Fernandez

Sept. 11 marketing fails, private school buries info about principal, Western U, Leylah Fernandez

September 18, 2021

In this episode, John and Warren ramble about Party City's September 11 marketing email that missed the mark, a private school that scrubbed all online content about its principal who was convicted of abusing students, Western University's response to widespread reports of sexual assaults, Leylah Fernandez shows incredible poise at the US Open. 

A councillor‘s texting scandal, Delta CEO refuses to say ‘Delta‘, politicians vs journalists and more

A councillor‘s texting scandal, Delta CEO refuses to say ‘Delta‘, politicians vs journalists and more

September 10, 2021

This week, we are joined my Alberta-based media training coach Grant Ainsley. The three of us shoot the breeze about a bunch of recent stories, including the Ottawa councillor who got himself in a bit of a Twitter DM scandal, Delta Airlines CEO's refusal to name the Delta variant in his communications, how not to run a press conference, politicians blatantly ignoring reporters' questions, PM Justin Trudeau's mic drop moment on Rebel Media, CNN dunking on Joe Rogan and more. 

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