Capital One’s data-breach muddle, Uber cuts 400 marketers, and brands tout chicken wings

Under Armor chief stands for Baltimore, flawed career advice, and younger consumers grow skeptical of tech companies.

Good morning, PR pros:

Organizational psychologist Adam Grant asked Twitter users for the worst career advice they ever got:

What’s the worst career advice you’ve ever received?

— Adam Grant (@AdamMGrant) July 13, 2019

Many people weighed in—and even Monica Lewinsky jumped into the conversation with a self-depreciating joke:

an internship at the white house will be amazing on your resume. 😳

— Monica Lewinsky (@MonicaLewinsky) July 14, 2019

What awful professional advice have you received? Tell us under the hashtag #MorningScoop.

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A Seattle-based hacker stole 100 million U.S. Capital One customers’ personal data—and an additional 6 million Canadian customers’ information. The company issued a statement saying it was “unlikely” that the data was shared online to commit fraud.

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