Crisis Management 4 PR lessons from the backlash over HBO’s ‘Confederate’ ‘Our mistake was thinking that we would be able to announce an idea that was so sensitive and require so much care in a press release,’ said the network’s president of programming. By Beki Winchel@bekiwekiJuly 31, 2017 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.