Seth Oster, whose PR career has spanned government, agency and corporate posts, has been as global head of corporate communications of United Talent Agency, the Beverly Hills-based talent agency with an A-list roster.
Media Young Americans doubt media's ability to cover Trump, according to polls (Chicago Tribune)
PR Counsel Top ten signs you shouldn't hire a PR firm (Observer)
Crisis Comms. Building the crisis-ready board (CGMA Magazine)
Media When Trump goes low, media can go away (RealClear Politics)
Reputation U.S. allies abroad fear the consequences of a Trump presidency (MSNBC)
Media Struggling media company almost desperate enough to hire someone qualified for job (The Onion)
Social Media It's best used for distraction, not argument (Mother Jones)
PR Society of America, after 12 years at 33 Maiden lane, far from the midtown PR/ad/media industries, has moved a short distance away to 120 Wall St.
The President-elect doesn't try to win over critics because he knows they can't be won over. (4 reader comments)
Danish tech company Hypefactors offers new PR software designed to give earned media pros the tools to calculate the financial value of media coverage.
PR Fail Obama says there were times when he lost the PR battle (The Hill)
Reputation Foreigners trust America more than Americans do (Slate)
Media Ad-supported digital media isn't dying says Quartz president (WSJ)
Trump Hotels Questions surround Trump's hotel profits pledge (Wash. Times)
Media Those who defended Roger Ailes and those who now regret it (NY Times)
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The National Press Club, referring to President-elect Trump’s refusal to answer a question from CNN’s Jim Acosta at yesterday’s presser, condemns his liberal use of the term “fake news.” (1 reader comment)
PAN Communications has appointed Phil Carpenter to the role of executive vice president and managing director. He’s been charged with overseeing growth at the agency’s San Francisco and Orlando outposts.