jump to navigation

Wikileaks’ Julian Assange hires PR firm to polish his tarnished image January 15, 2011

Posted by rmshepard in Uncategorized.
Tags: , , ,
trackback

Wikileaks’ Julian Assange has hired one of the best PR firms in England to repair his image. Although some journalists and reporters are defending Assange for fighting corruption in America and abroad, his reputation has taken a hit following allegations of sexually assaulting two women in Sweden. As Assange gears up for another major document release – which some believe will target Bank of America and/or NewsCorp’s Rupert Murdoch – his framing of his actions, and response to the attacks against him will surely need to be better executed.

For more on how Assange has been framed since his arrest in England, see the following report from Fox News:

Discussion Questions:

1.  Why is Assange’s reputation so important, even though he embraces the image of a rebellious journalist?

2.  If you were in charge of repairing improving Assange’s image, what actions would you take? What strategies would you recommend to him?

Advertisements

Comments»

No comments yet — be the first.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: