Edelman leads the way again with $874.9M in net fees, but there was some jostling at the top. W2O Group ($122.7M) bumped APCO ($120.6M) down to third and several newcomers made the top ten.
The Federal Trade Commission sent out more than 90 letters in April to prominent influencers, detailing how any material connection those third-party spokespersons have with brands should be disclosed when promoting or endorsing products on social media. (1 reader comment)
Interpublic today reported revenue and operating income gains for the first quarter of 2017, with the holding company's CMG portfolio of marketing and communications firms serving as one of the standout performers for the period.
Koch Industries has retained lobbying help to advocate its opposition to a divisive GOP tax reform proposal that could drastically overhaul how imports are taxed in the U.S.
In a piece on forbes.com, independent PR agency owner Lou Hammond says PR is a good field for women who want to own their own businesses, despite the fact that “the big agencies are all run by men.” (2 reader comments)
Anthony J. Ferrante, former director for cyber incident response at the U.S. National Security Council and chief of staff of the FBI’s cyber division, has joined FTI Consulting’s global risk and investigations practice as senior managing director.
Longtime Fox News Anchor Bill O’Reilly “will not be returning” to his post, it was announced this afternoon by 21st Century Fox, parent of the news channel. What say you? Read comments by Ashley McCown, Tom Madden, Joe Honick & Stan Steinreich.
PR and marcom agency Stryker-Munley Group ups its nationwide office count to nine, each of which is independently owned and run by leaders in their markets.
The Socialist Party of Albania becomes the latest Albanian political body to retain Washington D.C. consulting and advocacy services as that country prepares for a contentious series of parliamentary elections in June.