How would you handle the crisis surrounding the Dalai Lama as a PR professional? The situation, as it unfolded is such: On April 11, a video of the Dalai Lama asking a child to suck his tongue emerges. Worldwide reaction was swift and many people accused the Nobel Laureate of being a pedophile and a... Continue Reading →
The Jakarta Globe mounts a defensive commentary on its Lady Gaga editorial
Thank God and the FPI for democracy. Because of them the Jakarta Globe could show its true colors on where it sits where freedom of speech and taking a strong stand on sensitive issues are concerned. Today it took an unusual step in penning a commentary on its controversial Lady Gaga editorial that resulted in... Continue Reading →
Did The Jakarta Globe’s editorial go gaga over Lady Gaga?
Indonesia's Twitterverse and the Liberal-minded are aghast. In today's editorial (below) The Jakarta Globe, seen by some as being until lately a progressive force in Indonesia, seemingly condoned the decision to nix Lady Gaga's controversial would-be concert in Indonesia. The editorial begins by saying that the organizers made the right decision to cancel Lady Gaga's... Continue Reading →