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Wed., Sep. 17, 2014
Edelman Recruits PA Chief from APCO
By Greg Hazley
 
lvovichEdelman has brought in APCO executive director Stephanie Lvovich to be global chair of public affairs, putting an experienced European PA pro at the helm of its 275-staffer practice.
Category: Public Affairs
Tue., Sep. 16, 2014
New West Rolls Toll PR
By Kevin McCauley
 
east endNew West of Louisville is handling a $1.7M communications effort to educate the driving public about tolls on downtown bridges.
Category: Public Affairs
Tue., Sep. 16, 2014
Holton Speaks for Spuds
By Greg Hazley
 
potatoSteve Holton, a former Capitol Hill aide, has joined the Washington-based National Potato Council as director of corporate and public relations.
Category: Public Affairs
Fri., Sep. 12, 2014
Honick: Political Hatred Weakens US
By Joe Honick
 
joe honickAmerican political leadership fails to find some means to show we all care for the good of the nation more than knocking off political opponents.
Category: Public Affairs
Tue., Sep. 9, 2014
Blog: US Tells Obama to 'Man Up'
By Kevin McCauley
 
obamaThe American people are turning up the heat on our reluctant commander-in-chief into escalating the war against the Islamic State terror organization.
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Tue., Sep. 9, 2014
DCI Taps Digital Guru Zurn
By Greg Hazley
 
suzanne zurnSuzanne Zurn, GM for Virginia-based digital agency The Prosper Group, has moved to DCI Group as VP of digital.
Category: Public Affairs
Mon., Sep. 8, 2014
Treasury PA Head to Glover Park
By Greg Hazley
 
lecompteJenni LeCompte, assistant secretary for public affairs at the US Dept. of the Treasury until last year, has landed at Glover Park Group as a managing director.
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Wed., Sep. 3, 2014
US Sought Third Party Proposals to Burnish Key NATO Summit
By Greg Hazley
 
natoThe US State Dept. reached out to third party organizations like NGOs and think tanks month to boost public engagement and burnish the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s 2014 summit as the alliance faces a hefty slate of issues this week in Wales.
Category: Public Affairs
Wed., Sep. 3, 2014
Hotel Industry Books Smith for VP-Comms Slot
By Greg Hazley
 
chandler smithChandler Smith, communications director to Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV), has booked the VP of communications slot at the American Hotel & Lodging Association.
Category: Public Affairs
Mon., Sep. 1, 2014
Happy Labor Day to Our Readers
By Kevin McCauley
 
History of Labor Day
Read the story behind today's holiday on the Dept. of Labor's website.
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Thu., Aug. 28, 2014
Clinton Spokesmen Were Top Dodgers Among Press Secretaries
By Greg Hazley
 
buzzfeedClinton administration spokesmen, led by White House staffer turned TV host George Stephanopoulos, were the top dodgers among White House press secretaries over the past 21 years, according to an analysis by Buzzfeed.
Category: Public Affairs
Wed., Aug. 27, 2014
Blog: GOP's Total War on Federal PR Spending
By Kevin McCauley
 
Republicans oppose all government PR spending because they would rather kill federal agencies than make them more efficient through PA to improve morale and taxpayer outreach
Category: Public Affairs
Wed., Aug. 27, 2014
Foley: Perry to Taste Texas Justice
By Kevin Foley
 
rick perryDespite his legal and PR push to the contrary, will Texas' liberal Travis County send Gov. Rick Perry to prison?
Category: Public Affairs
Mon., Aug. 25, 2014
Indicted Perry Adds Crisis Guru to Legal Team
By Greg Hazley
 
rick perryIndicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry has added crisis PR guru Mark Fabiani to his robust legal defense.
Category: Public Affairs
Fri., Aug. 22, 2014
Blog: Al Gore's 'Noble' $500M Sale to Arabs
By Kevin McCauley
 
al goreFormer Vice President Al Gore's global climate work through his "Inconvenient Truth" book and documentary have done a world of good, bolstering awareness of one of the globe's top challenges.
Category: Public Affairs
Thu., Aug. 21, 2014
Solomon: To Censor or Publish Beheading Photos
By Arthur Solomon
 
herald sunMost people would agree that heavy-handed censorship by a governing entity is anti-democratic. But what about self-censorship, which is now in the news because of the horrific beheading by ISIS of journalist James Wright Foley?
Category: Public Affairs
Thu., Aug. 21, 2014
FTI Woos Weber Shandwick PA Head in London
By Greg Hazley
 
alex deaneAlex Deane, head of public affairs for Weber Shandwick and a former aide to now-Prime Minister David Cameron, is moving to FTI Consulting's strategic communications operation as managing director in London.
Category: Public Affairs
Tue., Aug. 19, 2014
Conservation Int'l Names Goldthwaite CMO
By Greg Hazley
 
meg goldthwaiteMeg Goldthwaite, who led communications and marketing for the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund, has been named chief marketing officer for Arlington-based global environmental group Conservation International.
Category: Public Affairs
Tue., Aug. 19, 2014
UAE's Flagship Airline Lands DC Rep
By Greg Hazley
 
michael jenningsAbu Dhabi-based global airline Etihad Airways has added Matthew Jennings in Washington in the new post of senior manager of public affairs as it expands in the US.
Category: Public Affairs
Mon., Aug. 18, 2014
Blog: Journal Blames Public Unions for Ferguson Riots
By Kevin McCauley
 
fergusonThe Wall Street Journal ran an editorial for the ages on Aug. 14 in which it blamed the chasm between the almost all-white Ferguson, Mo., police force with the town's majority black population partly on benefits of public employee unions.
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