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'Failing' NYT Moves into the Black

Thu., Jul. 27, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

New York TimesThe New York Times Co. moved into the black during the 2Q, posting a $15.6M net income, up from a $211K red ink performance of a year ago. (1 reader comment)

Qatar Hands $1.8M Pact to Trump-Linked Firm

Thu., Jul. 27, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Avenue StrategiesQatar, which is locked into a diplomatic battle with its neighbors, has hired Avenue Strategies to a $1.8M contract to handle communications with the White House and Congress.

Financial Reporter Hays Joins Edelman

Thu., Jul. 27, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Laurie HaysLaurie Hays, 30-year journalist with The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg, is joining Edelman July 31 as executive VP in its financial communications & capital markets unit.

People on the Move

Thu., Jul. 27, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Robyn UngarTonic takes Ungar; Rhea + Kaiser promotes Vos; Marino ups Latino.

FTI Guides Sage’s Deal for Intacct

Wed., Jul. 26, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

FTi ConsultingFTI Consulting handles UK-based Sage Group’s $850M deal to acquire Silicon Valley’s Intacct Corp., provider of cloud-based accounting software company.

Institute for PR Damages Self in Link with PRSA

Wed., Jul. 26, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

Institute for Public RelationsThe Institute for PR, which says there is “science” beneath the art of PR, is wallowing in the mud of PRSA and CenturyLink in co-publishing a revived “PR Journal."

Media Moves

Wed., Jul. 26, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Tony Kornheiser & Michael WilbonReuters Ups Yoon...National Press Club lauds Kornheiser & Wilbon...Auto video journalists drive out awards program.

Huntsworth Enjoys Healthy Half

Wed., Jul. 26, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Paul TaaffeeHuntsworth recorded a nine percent growth in revenues to $122.5M during the first half paced by a robust performance of its healthcare unit and the return to profitability for Grayling.

Journalists' Worst Enemies? Journalists

Wed., Jul. 26, 2017

By Arthur Solomon

Arthur Solomon Journalists have aided the Trump White House by attending and reporting on staged, non-informative press briefings and offering little aside from the same predictable talking points. (4 reader comments)

'Human Touch' Tops Tech, Says Grayling

Tue., Jul. 25, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Grayling chartDespite the advancing technological tide, when it comes to influencing consumers there’s still nothing that beats the human touch, says survey by Grayling.

Captain Trump Throws Sessions Overboard

Tue., Jul. 25, 2017

By Joe Honick

Joe HonickCaptain Trump remains fixated on the election of eight months ago, leaving the nation clueless about his plan to navigate the ship of state through choppy waters ahead. (2 reader comments)

Media Movers

Tue., Jul. 25, 2017

By Steve Barnes

David HalbfingerNew Jerusalem bureau chief at the New York Times, Washington Examiner adds duo, The Atlantic promotes pair and The New Yorker hires newsletter wiz.

Michael Kors Shoe Deal Fits for ICR

Tue., Jul. 25, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Jimmy ChooICR is handling Michael Kors Holdings' $1.4B deal to acquire Jimmy Choo PLC, the high-end footwear brand noted for its signature $3,000 sky-high stilettos.

IPG's Net Tumbles as Revenues Slip

Tue., Jul. 25, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

IPGInterpublic reports a 39.6 percent drop in 2Q net income to $94.7M as revenues dip 1.7 percent to $1.9B. Shares drop more than ten percent from 15-year high hit yesterday.