The Inside News of PR & Marketing Communications

Last Updated: Fri., Jul. 20, 2018 @ 5:24 pm

'Liberal' Social Issues Build Brand Loyalty Among Millennials

Fri., Jul. 20, 2018

By Jon Gingerich

MiennialsMillennials make consumer choices that reflect their personal values, and generally expect more than older generations when it comes to a brand’s stance on political and social issues, according to a Morning Consult report.

Consumers Apprehensive About AI

Fri., Jul. 20, 2018

By Jon Gingerich

AIArtificial Intelligence has become a hot topic in recent years, but a recent FleishmanHillard report suggests that many still lack a full understanding of what AI is and are looking to experts to educate them on the technology and the role it plays in society. (1 reader comment)


O'Dwyer's 50th Anniversary, Jul. 1968 - Jul. 2018

Public Relations: the Next 50 Years

By Henry Feintuch

Henry FeintuchPR industry veterans weigh in on how they see the industry evolving in the decades ahead.


Schumacher Ciardiello Exits PN NYC Head Post

Fri., Jul. 20, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Julie CiardielloJulie Schumacher Ciardiello, who rejoined Porter Novelli from Ketchum in November 2016 as managing director of its flagship New York office, has exited that post.

 

Media Maneuvers

Fri., Jul. 20, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Kimberly GuilfoyleKimberly Guilfoyle breaks up with Fox News... Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty oversteps its boundaries to target U.S. audiences... Facebook suspends another data analytics firm... CNN president Jeff Zucker takes six-week leave to undergo heart surgery.

Ex-WSJ Tech Writer Joins Subject Matter

Fri., Jul. 20, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Katie BoehretSubject Matter has hired former Wall Street Journal national technology columnist Katie Boehret as a senior director in its strategic content practice.

Accounts in Transit

Fri., Jul. 20, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Xeno TherapeuticsLaVoieHealthScience works with XenoTherapeutics to promote transplant tech... 5W named agency of record for eMoney Advisor... CRC partners with ESN Group to launch Ceramedx natural skincare line

Awards & Events

Fri., Jul. 20, 2018

By Steve Barnes

IPRInstitute of PR collaborates with PRIME Research on Sept. 13 strategic communications & research conference in Atlanta... KemperLesnick takes PRSA Chicago Skyline honors for media relations/issues management... RMD Advertising earns PRSA, Assn. for Women in Communications kudos for Southern Recipe's Pork Rind Appreciation Day.

Publicis Reports 8.2% Plunge in 1H Revenues

Thu., Jul. 19, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Arthur SadounPublicis Groupe today reported an 8.2 percent plunge in H1 revenues to $4.9B due, in part, to a weak performance of its volatile Publicis Health Solutions contract sales organization.

Sitrick Delivers PR for Papa Johnís Schnatter

Thu., Jul. 19, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

SchnatterSitrick And Company is representing Papa John’s founder and former chairman John Schnatter, who has blasted the company for acting on misinformation when it asked him to step down. (1 reader comment)

Ad Veteran Winer Takes Edelman Chicago Helm

Thu., Jul. 19, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Rachel WinerRachel Winer, who did a 16-year stint at Leo Burnett ad agency and exited as executive VP in charge of the key Kellogg’s account, has joined Edelman as president of its Chicago office.

SEO for PR PROS

Thu., Jul. 19, 2018

By Hilary JM Topper

Hilary JM Topper

Search engine optimization tips that can help your clients achieve their goals.

Media Maneuvers

Thu., Jul. 19, 2018

By Steve Barnes

ComcastComcast surrenders to Disney... Univision chief content officer Isaac Lee walks... Sinclair Broadcast Group hits snag in bid for Tribune Media.

Accounts in Transit

Thu., Jul. 19, 2018

By Steve Barnes

BlitzPredictFrench|West|Vaughan adds BlitzPredicts, plaform for sports/esports betting markets... Sage Communications scoops up HyTrust, Nuxeo, Population Association of America, ScienceLogic, ThirdEye Gen Inc... Magrino checks in to Joali Maldives, JW Marriott Turnberry Miami and Lotte New York Palace.

Edelman Works OSU Sex Abuse Scandal Probe

Wed., Jul. 18, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Jim JordanEdelman is advising Ohio State University on the sex abuse investigation linked to Richard Strauss, the deceased doctor of the school's wresting team. (1 reader comment)

East Bay Express Publisher Resigns Over Epithet

Wed., Jul. 18, 2018

By Jon Gingerich

Stephen BuelStephen Buel, publisher and co-owner of Oakland-based alternative weekly East Bay Express, announced that he would step down from his post and eventually sell the paper after allegedly using a racial slur during a recent staff meeting.

Millennials Have More to Teach Us

Wed., Jul. 18, 2018

By Andy Polansky

Andy PolanskyThe latest generation has changed the way business is done. Here’s what PR needs to do to keep up to speed.

Sitrick Joins Qatar's PR Team

Wed., Jul. 18, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

QatarSitrick And Company has agreed to serve as public communications advisor and consultant to the Embassy of Qatar. (2 reader comments)

 

News of PR Firms

Wed., Jul. 18, 2018

By Steve Barnes

KetchumKetchum unveils Vital Health... ICR establishes executive advisory & corporate transformation practice in partnership with Elm Street Advisors... SKDKnickerbocker sets up foundations & philanthropy group... ECHOS Communications opens pop-up media showroom. (1 reader comment)

Ex-Biden Aide Focuses on Aperture

Wed., Jul. 18, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Scott MulhauserScott Mulhauser, a top aide to former vice president Joe Biden, has opened Aperture Strategies in DC to offer PA support to companies, coalitions, non-profits and trade associations.

People on the Move

Wed., Jul. 18, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Paul LimBackBay Communications adds Paul Lim, ex-Money Magazine deputy editor... Hill+Knowlton Strategies London appoints Eleanor Sullivan director of creative strategy... Bully Pulpit Interactive brings on Danny Franklin, former managing partner of Benenson Strategy Group... TransMedia Group puts Danielle Stoecker in charge of PR... Columbus 2020 hires Fahlgren Mortine alum Amy Harman as marketing & communications director.

Huntsworth Acquires Giant Creative for $72M

Tue., Jul. 17, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Paul TaaffeBritain's Huntsworth today announced the acquisition of a 90.2 percent stake in Giant Creative Holdings healthcare marketing communications from Shamrock Capital Growth Fund for $72.2M in cash.