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FTI Consulting Posts Q2 Revenue Drop, Loss

Fri., Jul. 28, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Steven GunbyFTI Consulting reported a 3.4 percent dip in revenues to $444.7M due to lower demand in its corporate finance and restructuring operation. Special charge puts FTI in red.

Bradley Turns Atlantic Over to Emerson Collective

Fri., Jul. 28, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

The Atlantic MagazineDavid Bradley, 64-year-old CEO and owner of Atlantic Media, is selling a majority stake in The Atlantic to the Emerson Collective, the philanthropic arm of Laurene Powell Jobs, widow of Apple's Steve Jobs.

Media Moves

Fri., Jul. 28, 2017

By Steve Barnes

New York Times' powerful book critic steps down; Hulu grabs Googler; HealthGuru targets Monday.

Trump on Long Island Today at Suffolk College

Fri., Jul. 28, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

President Donald TrumpPresident Trump is speaking today at the Suffolk County Community College, Brentwood, L.I., on the topic of the “MS-13 Street Gang,” which has been criticized by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

Peter Osgood, ex-Byoir and H&K, Dies at 76

Fri., Jul. 28, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

Peter OsgoodPeter Greer Osgood, 76, vice chairman of Hill & Knowlton from 1986-91 after serving as president/CEO of Carl Byoir & Assocs. from 1983-86, died July 22 in Sedgwick, Me.

'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. (3 reader comments)