The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation gives away $4 billion a year to battle disease and poverty worldwide “but it’s a drop in the ocean in terms of what needs to be invested to solve these big, complex problems,” Gates Foundation communications head Kate James told the Institute for PR last night at the Yale Club, New York. Continue »
Video monitoring company Critical Mention today unveiled a service to let clients embed news coverage directly on their own websites and mobile channels through a venture with sister company Clip Syndicate. Continue »
Radio's versatility, affordability and myriad environments can accommodate a range of messages, deliver a significant audience, convey a personal story, and do it all at a reasonable cost. Simply put, radio still provides a big bang for the buck. Continue »
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Cision reported organic growth declined two percent during the first quarter while revenue fell nearly 14% to SEK 204M ($30.7M), following the divestiture of its print monitoring business and weaker renewals. Continue »
Sweden-based PR software provider Cision, which has been reorganizing and shed 20% of its North American workforce in the fourth quarter, said 2012 revenue ticked up 2% to SEK 987M (about $156M) as subscriptions to its flagship service rose and North America offset declines in Europe. Continue »