Crisis Corner

Timeline of a crisis: The fall of Bell Pottinger

Timeline of a crisis: The fall of Bell Pottinger

A cautionary tale about how one of the U.K.'s best-known PR firms caused its own destruction through an ill-advised campaign that stoked racial division in South Africa

Timeline of a crisis: Harvey Weinstein's downfall

Timeline of a crisis: Harvey Weinstein's downfall

The Harvey Weinstein scandal cast a shadow that loomed over Hollywood, social media, politics, and PR. Weinstein's position as a preeminent producer came cascading down.

The timeline of the CNN and Project Veritas saga

The timeline of the CNN and Project Veritas saga

Self-styled anti-corruption nonprofit website Project Veritas took aim at CNN with the aim of backing up the claims of President Donald Trump that the cable network peddles "fake news."

The timeline of 'pink slime'

The timeline of 'pink slime'

The saga of what happens when a phrase as emotive as "pink slime" drives the narrative around a mass-consumption meat product in the United States

Timeline of a Wild Fyre

Timeline of a Wild Fyre

A gathering of wealthy socialites in the Bahamas descended into farce as partygoers ended up gnawing on gnarly cheese sandwiches rather than rubbing shoulders with glamorous models and influencers.

Timeline of a crisis: United Airlines

Timeline of a crisis: United Airlines

United Airlines suffered the mother of all social media crises when a video of law enforcement officers dragging a passenger forcibly off one of its planes went viral.

Timeline of a crisis: USA Gymnastics

Timeline of a crisis: USA Gymnastics

U.S.A. Gymnastics struggled to demonstrate transparency and commitment to athlete safety when accusations emerged in the media about child sexual assault on its watch.

Timeline of a crisis: When Chipotle's new crisis met its old one

Timeline of a crisis: When Chipotle's new crisis met its old one

After a punishing year of food-safety concerns, Chipotle dropped one of its CEOs and prepared to improve its in-store experience as its financial woes bled into 2017.

Timeline of a crisis: Wells Fargo

Timeline of a crisis: Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf steps down in face of fierce pressure from regulators and shareholders after an unauthorized account creation scandal.

Timeline of a crisis: How Mylan responded to the EpiPen controversy

Timeline of a crisis: How Mylan responded to the EpiPen controversy

Mylan was slammed by people unable to afford its lifesaving EpiPen injection device following a price hike - its response was seen as too little, too late.