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Thu., Oct. 30, 2014
MDC Grows 13.2%, Narrows Loss
By Kevin McCauley
mdcMDC Partners recorded a solid 13.2 percent hike in Q3 revenues to $327M, while net loss tumbled from $19.3M to $3.2M. Organic growth advanced a solid 8.2 percent.
Category: PR Firms
Thu., Oct. 30, 2014
Seitel: Christie & Ebola - A PR Disaster
By Fraser Seitel
fraser seitelNo matter how hard New Jersey Governor Chris Christie tries, he can't help enveloping himself in one public relations nightmare after another.
Category: Crisis Communications
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Thu., Oct. 30, 2014
NJ Musters PR Search to Burnish Military Bases
By Greg Hazley
picatinnyNew Jersey, which lost a key military base in the Pentagon's last round of closures, has begun an agency search to foster support and "safeguard" five military installations as the Department of Defense pushes for a new round of realignments or closures.
Category: RFPs
Thu., Oct. 30, 2014
FTI Communications Revenue Climbs 7.5% in Q3
By Greg Hazley
FTI Consulting reported strategic communications revenue rose 7.5% to $46.6M in the third quarter 2014 on increased assignments in North America and Asia Pacific.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
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Thu., Oct. 30, 2014
PR Links of the Day - 10-30-2014
By Greg Hazley
Media Why PR should treat Facebook like a media property (L. Hoffman) 
Forecast Getting first dibs on the future of PR and media (W. Marx) 
Tech Yik Yak, what the hell is that? (D. Tarp) 
Social Chevy guy steals show on social media after World Series trophy presentation (NYDN) 
Book Tour Stepping inside the world of cars and crisis PR(Fortune) 
In Memorium Passing of great PR man Frank Mankiewicz (J. Ross) 
PR 101 6 easy ways to get local news to cover your story - and why it's important (C. Scott) 
Ads Victoria's Secret 'perfect body' ads draw criticism (NYDN) 
Media Pew study on political polarization in media itself is polarizing (G. Matusky) 
Release Red Cross responds to Pro Publica piece (RC) 
Int'l SodaStream to move factory out of West Bank settlement(Guardian)
Travel How to pitch: Jen Murphy, deputy editor AFAR (DCI) 
Measurement Advanced analytics: position, velocity, acceleration(C. Penn) 
Crisis Future of PR and social media (S. Stevens) 
Brands The rise of predictive scanning: PR isn't dead, it's poised for a comeback (N. Yelamanchili) 
Events 50+ events for professionals in PR to mobile development(Mashable)
Category: PR Links
Thu., Oct. 30, 2014
Mechanic Shortage Grounds Air Force
By Joe Honick
joe honickAir Force's limited ISIS campaign is undermined by two terribly costly wars, overruns, waste and inefficiencies. How would US respond to a broader conflict with a worthy adversary?
Category: Crisis Communications
Thu., Oct. 30, 2014
NYT Co. Shaves Loss
By Kevin McCauley
The New York Times Co. today reported a $12.4M Q3 net loss, down 48.8 percent from last year's $24.2M deficit. Revenues inched ahead 0.8 percent to $364.7M.
Category: Media News
Thu., Oct. 30, 2014
Al Jazeera to Air 'The Day Israel Attacked America’ Amid US Tensions
By Greg Hazley
libertyAmid tensions between the Obama administration and Israel, Al Jazeera America is scheduled to air on Oct. 31 "The Day Israel Attacked America," an hour-long documentary about the controversial 1967 Israeli Army attack on the US Navy vessel Liberty during the Six-Day War.
Category: Public Affairs
Wed., Oct. 29, 2014
UNC Bills $782K at Edelman Amid Scandal
By Greg Hazley
uncThe University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill's PR has racked up a $782K tab with Edelman, reports the News & Observer.
Category: Crisis Communications
Wed., Oct. 29, 2014
PR Links of the Day - 10-29-2014
By Greg Hazley
Reputation The Red Cross' secret disaster (ProPublica) 
IR How to win a proxy fight (IR Mag) 
Comeback Monica Lewinsky hires PR muscle (Buzzfeed) 
Food/Bev Tracking John Oliver's #ShowUsYourPeanuts campaign(LostRemote) 
Corporate Colorful CEO lifts T-Mobile's reputation, customer base(LA Times) 
Careers What to do after a bad performance review (HBR) Infographic The optimal length for every social media udpate (K. Lee) 
Ebola Let's keep politics and TV ratings out of it (B. Pierce) 
Ebola Repairing the breach in public confidence in healthcare (D. Moore) 
Seasonal The best Halloween costumes for PR pros (Muckrack) 
Category: PR Links
Wed., Oct. 29, 2014
Blog: Why is Resurgent Big Business So Grumpy?
By Kevin McCauley
Though Big Business is on a financial roll, the private sector remains down on politics and President Obama, who helped bring about the corporate resugence.
Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., Oct. 29, 2014
Media: Guardian Goes Native, Newshour Joins with The Atlantic, more...
By Kevin McCauley
Guardian goes native; Warren exits NYT Co; Newshour joins forces with The Atlantic; NPR Pairs environmental staff; Twitter's revenues, losses soar...
Category: Media News
Wed., Oct. 29, 2014
Brunswick Aids Brokerage Amid LIBOR Probe Arrest
By Greg Hazley
TPBritish brokerage Tullett Prebon is relying on Brunswick Group for a PR defense after the UK's Serious Fraud Office filed criminal charges against TP broker Noel Cryan in the ongoing LIBOR manipulation scandal.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Wed., Oct. 29, 2014
Burson-Marsteller's Baer Elected PBS Chair
By Kevin McCauley
don baerDon Baer, Burson-Marsteller CEO, speechwriter for President Clinton and political reporter for US News & World Report, has been elected chair of Pubic Broadcasting Service.
Category: Media News
Wed., Oct. 29, 2014
Kathy Cripps of PR Council Puts PR "Front and Center"
By Jack O'Dwyer

Kathy CrippsPR Council president Kathy Cripps, answering those who believe the PR industry needs a new name, says Council research indicates otherwise.

Category: PR Groups
Wed., Oct. 29, 2014
Public Shifts View on Corporate Activism
By Kevin McCauley
GSGA majority of Americans (56 percent) back corporations taking stands on political and social issues, which is a shift from a year ago, according to a poll from Global Strategy Group.
Category: Public Affairs
Wed., Oct. 29, 2014
London's Liberty Targets SF
By Kevin McCauley
scott beaverUK's Liberty Communications has named Scott Beaver to lead the new San Francisco outpost of the digital communications/integrated technology shop.
Category: Technology PR
Wed., Oct. 29, 2014
Ousted 'Meet the Press' Chief to Appear on Yahoo
By Greg Hazley
david gregoryOusted "Meet the Press" chief David Gregory will resurface alongside Katie Couric on Yahoo's coverage of the midterm Congressional elections.
Category: Media News
Wed., Oct. 29, 2014
ICR Feeds Freshpet in IPO
By Greg Hazley
freshpetNew Jersey-based refrigerated pet food producer Freshpet has engaged ICR for financial communications as it slates a $135M initial public offering.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Tue., Oct. 28, 2014
Licata Turns Off NBC
By Kevin McCauley
richard licataRichard Licata, executive VP-communications at NBC Entertainment, is leaving the Comcast unit after a three-year stint.
Category: Media News
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