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Creating a Marketing Campaign to Expose Corrupt Corruptions: Johnson & Johnson Edition

#CleanUpYourMeshJNJ #CleanUpYourMeshFDA September 8, 2014 For years I was responsible for marketing for large corporations so initially it was a little counterintuitive creating campaigns against corporations. Instead of trying to achieve a quota through a traditional sense the goal was watch a company fall in rankings by highlighting the unethical or...

FDA Better Late Than Never: Mass Recall Largest Ever Recorded

September 3, 2014 The situation with medical device and the FDA is often thought of as a chicken/egg situation.  Did device companies purposely set out to cut corners and save money first or was the FDA full of fuck ups that didn't know how to do...

Tax Break for Whistleblowers? PRSpin UnSpun: IRS Edition

August 10, 2014 Accounting Today states that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has expanded its awards to whistleblowers, allowing tipsters to claim a potentially greater share of the proceeds the IRS collects on extra tax revenue. The final regulations released Thursday provide guidance for the whistleblower award program...

SEC Has 6,500 Whistleblowers: PR Spin UnSpun

  July 29, 2014 According to the WSJ: 6,500 people offered confidential information under the whistleblower program of the Securities and Exchange Commission. The agency set up the program in mid-2011 with hopes of eliciting dirt on corporate wrongdoers. It offers a bounty of up to 30% of penalties for any...

Jerry Seinfeld-Asshole to Glasshole

June 28, 2014 Jerry Seinfeld is just the latest paid pawn proving that Google Glass is clueless on how or who to market their product to, as he's on this month's Wired according to his wife's Instagram. I'm sure it's a hilarious Seinfeldesque take on the product. (yawn)  No,...