Last week, Crikey took you behind the process those consultants usually take when dealing with personal reputation crises. Today, we have a look at some of Australia's biggest controversies, and how spinners managed them.
The year has started with record-low share prices for Seven West Media, down 3.6%.
We may be at a remarkable moment for speaking out against assault, but the accused are doing what they've always done: paying professionals to put out the fires.
Chris Walsh's lawyer claims it's a "a case that goes to the very heart of the freedom and independence of the media."
Children's newspaper Crinkling News has folded, just months after it crowdfunded more than $200,000 to keep itself afloat.
Seven News Melbourne's news director has defended an interview with neo-Nazi Blair Cottrell which painted Cottrell as a right-wing activist with a community focus, and did not include any of his convictions (which include arson and making threats to kill).
Seven News Sydney is this year's first recipient of a Wankley Award for a very shoddy go at last week's flash of outrage at Queensland reportedly removing gender descriptions from its driving licences.
The sacked co-host of Melbourne's top-rating FM radio breakfast show Anthony 'Lehmo' Lehmann has told the Sunday Herald Sun of his shock at getting the boot from Gold FM.