FCS 226 Consumer Video - Musician Mad at Airline

FCS 226 Consumer Video - Musician Mad at Airline - So he...

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A musician named Dave Carroll recently had difficulty with United Airlines. United apparently damaged his treasured Taylor guitar ($3500). Dave spent over nine months trying to get United to pay for damages caused by baggage handlers to his custom Taylor guitar. During his final exchange with the United Customer Relations Manager, he stated that he was left with no choice other than to create a music video for YouTube exposing their lack of cooperation. The Manager responded "Good luck with that one, pal".
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Unformatted text preview: So he posted a retaliatory video on YouTube. The video has since received over 5.5 million hits. United Airlines contacted the musician and attempted settlement in exchange for pulling the video. Naturally his response was "Good luck with that one, pal". Taylor Guitars has since sent the musician two new custom guitars in appreciation for the product recognition from the video that has lead to a sharp increase in orders. Here's the video. ... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5YGc4zOqozo&NR=1...
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2010 for the course ANTH 7173 taught by Professor George during the Spring '10 term at CSU Long Beach.

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