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Tronc Puts Digital Pro in Charge of LAT

Tue., Aug. 22, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Ross Levinsohn, ex-Fox Interactive Media president and Yahoo! interim CEO, named publisher/CEO of Los Angeles Times.

Anderson Exits MWWPR

Tue., Aug. 22, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Delaware River Port AuthorityKyle Anderson, who joined MWWPR as chief of staff last December, has returned to the Delaware River Port Authority.

Trump Takes Ownership of Afghanistan Mess

Tue., Aug. 22, 2017

By Joe Honick

Joe HonickPresident Trump took ownership of the Afghanistan war last night during his speech that offered no specifics about US objectives. (2 reader comments)

Meltwater Stays Hot on Acquisition Trail

Tue., Aug. 22, 2017

By Steve Barnes

MeltwaterContinuing its aggressive acquisition spree, Meltwater has acquired Cosmify, a knowledge discovery platform that employs advanced machine learning technology to analyze corporate data sets.

Most Americans Want CEOs to Take on Trump

Mon., Aug. 21, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Richard EdelmanA majority of Americans want CEOs to speak out against President Trump's policies and views, according to a poll by Edelman. (4 reader comments)

Building a Social Media Community from Scratch

Mon., Aug. 21, 2017

By Copley Broer

Copley BroerA social media community can be one of the best places to build your reputation as a thought leader in your industry. It takes commitment and consistency, as well as a clear understanding of your brand’s voice, but an online community provides valuable insights that make the time and effort worth it.

NFL Re-Ups Ex-PR Exec Goodell

Mon., Aug. 21, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Roger GoodellRoger Goodell, the public face of the National Football League and among the most powerful figures in sports, is expected to sign a contract extension through 2024.

Bragman Takes on 'The Mooch'

Mon., Aug. 21, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Howard Bragman with Anthony ScaramucciHollywood publicist Howard Bragman, who has extensive experiences in crisis, celebrity and LGBT categories, takes on 'The Mooch.'

Bannon Vows to 'Go to War' for Trump

Fri., Aug. 18, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Steve Bannon returns to Breitbart NewsOusted White House strategist Steve Bannon has returned to the alt-right platform Briebart News and promises to "go to war for Trump." (1 reader comment)

Trump’s Last Gasp on Public Relations ‘Hope’

Fri., Aug. 18, 2017

By Fraser Seitel

Fraser Seitel Interim communications director Hope Hicks may have just assumed the toughest communications job on the planet, but there’s no way she could do any worse than her predecessor. (2 reader comments)

Women of Color Discuss Barriers to Advancement

Fri., Aug. 18, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Lisa Osborne RossThe barriers blocking women of color from top positions in PR were the subject of a spirited panel discussion at the 2017 ColorComm Conference in Miami.

Feds Say Calling Beer 'America' Is O.K.

Fri., Aug. 18, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

Tom HogueU.S. Treasury Dept., in an email to odwyerpr.com, which had said “America” on Budweiser beer bottles appeared to be illegal, said the labels were accepted on “our public certificate of approval registry.”

SV&C Works Calpine Deal

Fri., Aug. 18, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

CalpineSard Verbinnen & Co. represents Calpine as it agrees to $5.6B acquisition by Energy Capital Partners.

Financial Services Communications Post-Crisis

Fri., Aug. 18, 2017

By Jackie Kolek

Jackie KolekTen years after the subprime mortgage meltdown pulverized markets and brought about the Great Recession, it isn’t just the financial services industry that has fundamentally changed. How financial services PR firms communicate, who they communicate to, and the tools they now use to do it have evolved as well.

'Beautiful' Confederate Statues?

Thu., Aug. 17, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

The EconomistPresident Trump bemoans loss of "beautiful" Confederate statues and monuments. There is little beauty in what those statues and monuments represent. (5 reader comments)

ObamaCare Vet Johnson Joins PhRMA

Thu., Aug. 17, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

PhRMAPharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America has brought on Juliet Johnson as deputy VP in its pubic affairs division.

PAN Plants Flag in NYC

Thu., Aug. 17, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

PAN Communications, Inc.PAN Communications has widened its east coast presence with the addition of an office in New York.