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Wed., Aug. 24, 2016
BuzzFeed Splits, Enlists Communications Chief
By Editorial Staff
 
carole robinsonCarole Robinson, a veteran Viacom and MTV corporate communications hand who stepped down last year, is slated to join BuzzFeed as chief communications officer for the digital news and content provider.
Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016
Viacom PR Chief Departs After Shakeup
By Editorial Staff
 
carl foltaCarl Folta, executive VP of corporate communications for Viacom, has left the media giant after the ouster of CEO Philippe Dauman by the mogul Sumner Redstone and his daughter Shari.
Category: Corporate Communications
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016
Doing it the Right Way
By Richard Goldstein
 
Richard Goldstein  The steps necessary for a successful PR agency merger or acquisition, according to Rick Gould’s new book, which provides M&A tips and advice for PR agency owners.
Category: Financial Management
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016
Starz Tunes in Glover Park
By Editorial Staff
 
Power on StarzTV network and video entertainment company Starz has plugged in Glover Park Group for communications and government relations focused on Washington.
Category: Media News
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016
WPP Sees Solid Gains for PR, PA in First Half '16
By Editorial Staff
 
martin sorrellWPP reported PR and public affairs revenues climbed 8.8% in the first half of 2016 to $661.1M while revenues across the agency conglomerate saw a 5.2% rise to nearly $9.4B.
Category: Marketing Communications
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016
Finn Partners Acquires Lane
By Jon Gingerich
 
Finn PartnersFinn Partners has entered into a formal agreement to acquire Portland-based independent agency Lane PR.
Category: Personnel Appointments
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016
Cindy Leggett-Flynn Insures AIG Communications
By Editorial Staff
 
cindy leggett-flynnAmerican International Group has recruited Brunswick Group partner Cindy Leggett-Flynn to take the PR reins as chief communications officer for the New York-based insurer.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016
McGrath/Power Secures Monitronics
By Jon Gingerich
 
MonitronicsMcGrath/Power Public Relations and Communications has been named agency of record for Monitronics International.
Category: News of Accounts
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016
Sponsors Dump Lochte; Mom had Tipped Press
By Jack O'Dwyer
 

Ryan LochteSponsors Speedo, Ralph Lauren, Airweave and Gentle Hair Removal dumped Ryan Lochte. His mother, Ileana, had told reporters of the incident resulting in NBC’s Billy Bush nabbing Lochte on the beach.

Category: Crisis Communications
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016
Sard Aids Eddie Bauer in Cyber Attack
By Editorial Staff
 
Eddie BauerOutdoor apparel brand Eddie Bauer engaged Sard Verbinnen & Co. after the retailer was hit by a cyber attack and data breach.
Category: Crisis Communications
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016
Ogilvy Ups Risi on Massey Exit
By Editorial Staff
 
Jennifer RisiOgilvy PR has upped Jennifer Risi to global chief communications officer with the exit of Robyn Massey, who held the post for the past year.
Category: PR Firms
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016
Keillor Retires with Crisis Averted
By Joe Honick
 

Joe HonickFor reasons still unknown, an anti-Jewish tirade by Garrison Keillor was completely overlooked by fans and the media.

Category: Crisis Communications
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016
The Disclosure Wars; Investing in Social Media Property You Don't Own; Pokemon Go Over?
By Editorial Staff
 

Transparency The disclosure wars (J. Courtovich) 

Disclosure Could Times expose help level the playing field for advocates in the press? (D. Rakestraw) 

Content Marketing Don't make home improvements on a rental property (F. Strong) 

Retrospective A quarter century of lessons learned working in PR (B. Pickard) 

Tech Has Pokemon go run its course? (Consumerist) 

Content 3 content marketing strategies you should know (N. Rideout)

Social How long before brands completely abandon Twitter? (A. Hanson) 

Category: PR Links
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016
Kekst Works EQT's Press Ganey Buy
By Editorial Staff
 
EQTSweden-based private equity group EQT engaged Kekst and Company for PR counsel in its $2.35B acquisition of Press Ganey Holdings, the patient survey administrator for healthcare institutions.
Category: M&A
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016
The F Word Financial Marketers No Longer Ignore
By Joe Anthony
 
Joe AnthonyHow to adapt communications and marketing efforts to accommodate financial advisers’ and RIA firms’ increasingly fragmented audiences.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016
Brazil, Olympics Officials and Media Savage Lochte; Accuser Is Accused
By Jack O'Dwyer
 

Ryan Lochte with Matt LauerOlympic swimmer Ryan Lochte almost drowned in news stories last week as Brazilian, Olympic officials and compliant media faulted him and fellow swimmers after guns had been pointed at them and they forked over $50.

Category: Crisis Communications

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Tue., Aug. 23
Sponsors Dump Lochte; Mom had Tipped Press
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Tue., Aug. 23
Keillor Retires with Crisis Averted
By Joe Honick

Mon., Aug. 22
Brazil, Olympics Officials and Media Savage Lochte; Accuser Is Accused
By Jack O'Dwyer

Mon., Aug. 22
It's Time to Show Some Respect for Our Flag
By Bill Huey

Fri., Aug. 19
Donald Trump's 'Apology'
By Arthur Solomon

Thu., Aug. 18
What Roger Ailes Should Tell Trump
By Fraser Seitel

Thu., Aug. 18
What PR Can Learn From This Election Cycle
By Wendy Glavin

Tue., Aug. 16
The Commonality Of PR People And Donald Trump
By Arthur Solomon

Fri., Aug. 12
Business Lessons Learned from Rio Olympics
By Ronn Torossian

Thu., Aug. 11
New York Times Decries “Vanishing” Jury Trials
By Jack O'Dwyer

Mon., Aug. 8
“Branded” Media Content Fights Facebook (and Loses)
By Jack O'Dwyer

 
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