The PR Week 8.20.15: Subway's Jared Fogle problem; hackers leak Ashley Madison data

Longtime Subway spokesperson Jared Fogle was fired amid reports he would plead guilty to child pornography charges; user data from controversial affair website Ashley Madison is leaked on the Dark Web; more analysis of this week's biggest PR news.

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Photo via IlliniGradResearch / Wikimedia Commons, used under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license

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Steve Barrett, Frank Washkuch, and Lindsay Stein discuss the fall of Subway pitchman Jared Fogle, who pleaded guilty to possessing and trafficking child pornography on Wednesday, August 19; the leakage of several gigabytes worth of user data from the affair/hookup website; FleishmanHillard's Guillaume Herbette being named as the next MSLGroup CEO; and more PR and comms news from the past week.

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