There's been lots of marketing for "Chinese" new year and "Lunar" new year - let's break down how this difference gives an insight into cultural appropriation versus appreciation.
In my mind, there was no way any PR professional could be so inconsiderate and tactless in their ways - but boy, was I wrong.
I've seen a lot of lists for predictions for food industry trends as well as what the latest press releases have been focusing in on, and I thought I would break down what I saw.
Hello! I hope you have been enjoying the content I've been writing, it's been such a pleasure writing with a different perspective in mind. Usually, I write from a personal narrative angle but when my prof (Thanks Prof. Munther!) made keeping up this blog my assignment for term, it really forced me to grow and … Continue reading Update: Fresh Start
It started with an innocent enough Tweet, yet somehow spiraled into people exposing themselves to be, how do I put it gently... No, I can't, they were just Straight Racist. I call it how I see it - plus it's a great opportunity to show you how to write potentially Here's how it began: Captured … Continue reading When Food Critiques become Straight Racist…
The last official blog prompt that my prof has given: describe the process of creating an infographic.
So Chick-fil-A is no longer donating to anti-LBGTQ organizations... what's up with the public spectacle about their decision? What does it mean for the relationship between the company and its consumers? Don't worry - I have the breakdown for you.
The phenomenon of posting absurd amounts of food being made or about to be devoured - “Food Porn,” as the kids call it – seems innocent enough… but is it ethical to profit and promote excess and overindulgence?
Sometimes, a meeting needs a change in scenery. Also, that you're hungry. So what to do about those times that it seems impossible to choose the right place, to satisfy everyone in your meeting?
Where does the line between cultural appropriation lie for those making foods outside of their own culture? I present: Lucky Cat, by Gordon Ramsey.
With the onslaught of brands and restaurants creating social media accounts across multiple platforms, there's been one question no one seems to have stopped to ask: are these online presences even necessary?
Coming to terms with how Keurig was confronted by their K-cup controversy: are their environmental promises even worth keeping in check?
Getting a huge following is one thing - having a memorable account and presence is another.
Having a place to broadcast your opinion via review is easier than ever - but what happens when your business is receiving bad input?
There is nothing more comforting than some food when you need it most. For me, I don't think anything more scary of an issue to face - regardless of age or location - is food scarcity. This issue becomes more prevalent every year due to the severity of climate change's impact on the environment, specifically … Continue reading From Devastation to Finding Smart Food Solutions
You were just watching one video and - what the heck - almost two hours have passed. What happened and how did this entire food genre completely take over the Internet?
Tweeting about bright red soup to... reviving a centuries-old international conflict?
I'm Em, public relations junior at University of Oregon. To be completely honest, this blog is part of my PR class' assignment in learning another aspect/angle of creating content.