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Will Election Kill Fox-Sky Merger?

Mon, Jun. 12, 2017

By Ronn Torossian

Ronn TorossianIf successful, 21st Century Fox’s planned takeover of Sky News will be wrought with political and public relations consequences.

The Daily Buzz Adds McBride

Fri, Jun. 9, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Josh McBrideToday Show, HLN and The Wendy Williams Show contributor Josh McBride will serve as The Daily Buzz’s east coast reporter when it returns to the air nationwide on June 18.

Ravinal Tunes In Univision

Fri, Jun. 9, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Rosemary RavinalRosemary Ravinal, who was VP-PR and content communications chief at Miami's Republica multicultural marketing shop, has moved to Univision as VP-entertainment and consumer PR.

Weekly Standard Snags Boyer

Fri, Jun. 2, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

The Weekly StandardPeter Boyer, staff writer for the New Yorker for 18 years, is now national correspondent for The Weekly Standard.

Squatty Potty Committed to 'Culture of Decency'

Wed, May 31, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Squatty PottySquatty Potty pulls new ad campaign featuring comedian Kathy Griffin after she appeared on social media last night holding a mock "decapitated" head of President Trump. (1 reader comment)

iONE Digital Ups Ante with Acquisitions

Wed, May 17, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Detavio SamuelsiONE Digital has acquired digital media properties, and from Moguldum Media Group.

The Daily Buzz Relaunches in June

Fri, May 12, 2017

By Editorial Staff

The Daily BuzzKEF Media has acquired the trademark for entertainment and news magazine program The Daily Buzz and is providing integrated content for it.

Florida Club Denies Trump Book Interview

Fri, May 5, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Is There Enough Brady in Trump to Win the Insuperable Bowl?Boca Raton Resort & Club said no to the BBC filming an interview on their grounds with local PR pro and club member Tom Madden on his new book “Is There … Enough Brady in Trump To Win The Insuperable Bowl?”

'No Surprises' WSJ Editorial Policy Needs Copying

Mon, Apr. 24, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

David BenoitSince public and business trust in journalism is at such a low level, media in general need to adopt the “no surprises journalism” policy of the Wall Street Journal.

Covering Politics in the Era of 'Fake News'

Thu, Apr. 20, 2017

By Editorial Staff

National Press ClubThis was the topic of a half-day symposium held at Wash., D.C.’s National Press Club April 19 with beat reporters, editors and industry leaders—across radio, print, TV and radio—weighing in.

O'Reilly Forced Out of Fox After Sex Charges

Wed, Apr. 19, 2017

By Editorial Staff

The O'Reilly Factor with Bill O'ReillyLongtime Fox News Anchor Bill O’Reilly “will not be returning” to his post, it was announced this afternoon by 21st Century Fox, parent of the news channel.  What say you?  Read comments by Ashley McCown, Tom Madden, Joe Honick & Stan Steinreich.

Vanity Fair Plans Digital Paywall

Thu, Apr. 13, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Vanity Fair cover with Alec BaldwinGraydon Carter, editor-in-chief of the magazine President Trump called “dead,” has asked for a new digital paywall to be ready in the next two to six months, Yahoo Finance reports. (3 reader comments)

Universal Buys The Daily Recorder

Mon, Apr. 10, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Universal Information ServicesUniversal Information Services, founded in 1908, has purchased The Daily Recorder media monitoring service, based in Albany, New York.

Pepsi Cans Ad Amid Claims of Sugarcoating Social Issues

Wed, Apr. 5, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Kendall Jenner in Pepsi adPepsiCo has pulled a controversial advertisement staring Kendall Jenner amid criticisms that the segment amounts to a tasteless trivialization of current social justice issues. (1 reader comment)

The Atlantic Goes to London

Wed, Mar. 29, 2017

By Editorial Staff

The Atlantic MagazinePublic and international affairs magazine The Atlantic is opening a new office in London on the heels of single-copy newsstand sales up 19 percent and total revenues up 18 percent in 2016.

Cision Panel to Examine "Journalism’s Credibility Crisis"

Mon, Mar. 27, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

Cision: Breaking Down The State of the Media in 2017A panel from GE Digital, Levick, Digiday, The Daily Beast and Cision will examine on March 29 journalism’s “credibility crisis” including “loss of public trust” and “shrinking deadlines.”

Social Media, Emails Feed Celeb Editors

Fri, Mar. 24, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

PRSA/NY Celebrity editors like extended interviews with celebs if possible and prefer emails from PR reps before phone calls or in-person visits, a PRSA/New York “Meet the Media” audience was told March 23 at Cohn & Wolfe.