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Tue., Sep. 30, 2014
Cunard's PR Sails to MGA Media
By Kevin McCauley
 
cunardCunard Line has given North American PR duties to MGA Media, which was founded by Maria Grazia Andriano. Golin is the incumbent.
Category: Travel PR
Tue., Sep. 30, 2014
SeaWorld Hooks Van Scoyoc
By Kevin McCauley
 

sea worldSeaWorld, which has been battling continued fallout from CNN's "Blackfish" documentary, has hired Van Scoyoc Assocs. to deal with issues related to the display, research and public education issues involving whales.

Category: Lobbying
 
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Tue., Sep. 30, 2014
Forest Service Moves to Quell Press Outrage Over Permit Rule
By Greg Hazley
 
wildernessThe US Forest Service has scrambled to allay journalist and First Amendment advocate concerns over a proposed directive that would require a permit for commercial photography and filming in wilderness areas.
Category: Environmental PR
Tue., Sep. 30, 2014
Hutton Sits in Edelman's Consumer Chair
By Kevin McCauley
 
michelle huttonMichelle Hutton, CEO of Edelman Australia, is shifting to global chair of the independent firm's consumer marketing practice Nov. 1.
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By Greg Hazley
 
andy weitzAndy Weitz, president and CEO for Hill+Knowlton Strategies in the US, is moving to London-based insurance giant Aon, an H+K client, as senior VP of global marketing and communications.
Category: Corporate Communications
Tue., Sep. 30, 2014
Book Review: Floyd Abrams 'On the Front Lines with the First Amendment'
By Kevin McVicker
 

floyd abrams book Floyd Abrams, one of the most highly regarded First Amendment attorneys, gives many examples of the conflicts inherent with the guarantee of free speech in his new book, Friend of the Court: On the Front Lines of the First Amendment.

Category: Book Review
Tue., Sep. 30, 2014
SPJ Has New Unenforceable Ethics Code
By Jack ODwyer
 

spjThe Society of Professional Journalists has a new Ethical Code. But like most codes it is loaded with lofty principles but shoots blanks -- there is no enforcement mechanism.

 
Category: Media News
Tue., Sep. 30, 2014
ICR Steps Up for Boot Barn in IPO
By Greg Hazley
 
boot barnBoot Barn, the western footwear retailer that filed Sept. 29 for an initial public offering, is working with ICR for media and investor relations support.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Tue., Sep. 30, 2014
BerlinRosen Cooks Up Digital Unit
By Greg Hazley
 
joshua cookProgressive PR and political shop BerlinRosen Public Affairs has added Obama campaign alum Josh Cook to lead its new digital practice.
Category: Public Affairs
Mon., Sep. 29, 2014
UAE Gets Creative with Kemp Goldberg
By Kevin McCauley
 
uaeThe United Arab Emirates is paying Kemp Goldberg Partners $180K for a four-month project under a subcontract with The Harbour Group.
Category: Foreign government
Mon., Sep. 29, 2014
Blog: WPP Boss Sorrell Kicks off Advertising Week
By Kevin McCauley
 
martin sorrellWPP chief Martin Sorrell this morning kicked off the opening session of Advertising Week, the Sept. 29-Oct. 3 celebration of all things advertising.
Category: PR Commentary
Mon., Sep. 29, 2014
NM Health Exchange Splits with Agency
By Greg Hazley
 
nmhixNew Mexico's health insurance exchange has split with Milwaukee's BVK and put its marketing and communications pact out for bid.
Category: RFPs
Mon., Sep. 29, 2014
PR Links of the Day - 9/29/2014
By Greg Hazley
 
Social The need for middle ground and skepticism (J. Pepper)
Social 
Negativity and the competition (S. Monty) 
PA What Uber and school choice have in common (J. Courtovich)
Digital Crisis and issues: It's time to certify the 'experts' (J. Kerr)
Int'l Qatar creates football blog to attack World Cup critics (AB) 
PR 101 Everything you always wanted to know about pitching journalists, but were afraid to ask (L. Hoffman) 
Media PR firm solicits political journos to blog for conservative group (Columbia Trib) 
Social Nielsen Twitter TV ratings (9/22-9/28) (LR) 
Propaganda Iraqi TV runs satire of ISIS and jihadis to curb fear(BI) 
Public Diplomacy 9 ways Japan can better tall its story to the world (N. Snow)
Category: PR Links
Mon., Sep. 29, 2014
Kelley Drives PR to Booth
By Kevin McCauley
 
Kelley Blue Book has named M Booth its first agency of record at the automotive vehicle and information resource that was founded in 1926.
Category: PR Firms
Mon., Sep. 29, 2014
Golin Grabs Edelman, Clinton Vet
By Kevin McCauley
 
neal-fliegerGolin has recruited Neal Flieger, a veteran of Edelman and Clinton White House, as managing director of its DC/Baltimore/Richmond offices.
Category: PR Firms
Mon., Sep. 29, 2014
NYPL Books Welch
By Kevin McCauley
 

carrie welchThe New York Public Library has named Carrie Welch chief external relations officer effective October 15.

 
Category: Associations
Mon., Sep. 29, 2014
Ex-Rep. Connie Mack to Levick
By Greg Hazley
 
connie mackFormer Republican Congressman Connie Mack IV has joined Levick in Washington as an executive VP to boost the crisis PR specialist's lobbying operation.
Category: Lobbying
Mon., Sep. 29, 2014
Tylenol Murders, J&J's "Spin City," Has Birthday Today
By Jack ODwyer
 

johnson & johnsonToday is the 32nd anniversary of the seven Tylenol murders, a crime buried in a whirlwind of lies that made a hero out of the company that bore heavy responsibility for the murders -- Johnson & Johnson. 

Category: PR Ethics
Fri., Sep. 26, 2014
DCG Gets 'Boots to Business' PR Pact
By Greg Hazley
 
bootsThe US Small Business Administration has awarded a seven-figure pact to The District Communications Group to handle marketing and outreach for a campaign to encourage entrepreneurship among veterans.
Category: Public Affairs
Fri., Sep. 26, 2014
Bigger Cities Mean Bigger Healthcare PR Challenges
By Jeanine O'Kane
 

jeanine okaneThe dramatic growth in megacities of more than 10M people across the globe taxes local healthcare infrastructures and challenges PR people.

Category: Healthcare PR
 
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