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Business Grounding, Nerve Needed for PR Success

Mon, May 8, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

David Albritton“Have the courage to speak up” at meetings of executives and “ask questions, lots of questions,” a youthful audience of 200 PR careerists was told May 3 at Baruch College, New York.

New Yorker Article Explores Trump Impeachment

Fri, May 5, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

New Yorker: How Trump Could Get FiredThe May 8 New Yorker devotes 12 pages to “What would it take to cut short Trump’s Presidency?”  Trump supporters said it is another example of the liberal media bias that brought Trump the Presidency. (3 reader comments)

Trump Transition Team Member Joins Rasky

Wed, Apr. 12, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Jessica ToccoJessica Tocco, an Indiana native who volunteered on the Trump transition, joins Rasky Partners’ government relations team in Wash., D.C., as senior VP.

Imprenta Adds Political Veteran Martinez

Tue, Apr. 11, 2017

By John O'Dwyer

Yvette MartinezYvette Martinez, former deputy state director and senior advisor to U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer, signs on with ethnic marketing and PR firm Imprenta Communications as VP.

Truth is 'Not Dead,' Declares Arthur W. Page Society

Fri, Apr. 7, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

Arthur W. Page Society Spring SeminarAttacking fears that truth might be “dead,” a thought proposed by the April 3 Time mag, the Arthur W. Page Society this week reaffirmed its commitment to truth and facts and said journalists and PR people must work closely together.

Rasky Sets Up Codes & Regulations Offering

Thu, Apr. 6, 2017

By John O'Dwyer

Jeff TerreySenior VP Jeff Terrey will head up the new consulting service offered by Rasky Partners to help businesses stay on top of countless codes and regulations that vary from state to state.

Perry Picks Up Familiar Faces

Tue, Apr. 4, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Katelyn Downey & Kaitlin PerryPerry Communications Group welcomes back Katelyn Downey as senior A/E, previously an account coordinator at the agency, and president Kassy Perry’s daughter Kaitlin, who had been an intern, and now becomes a senior A/E.

Cornerstone Adds PR to Services

Fri, Mar. 31, 2017

By John O'Dwyer

Matt Paul & Jimmy CentersMatt Paul and Jimmy Centers are heading up the government relations and lobbying specialist's expansion into full-scale PR services through the launch of Cornerstone Public Affairs.

Teddy Bear Gun Takes Aim at Gun Violence

Wed, Mar. 29, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Teddy Bear GunThe Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence and ad agency FCB have created the “Teddy Gun” to show that there are far more regulations against toy makers than gun makers.

Americans Divided on Social Media's Political Impact

Fri, Mar. 24, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Finn Partners Futures SurveyMost Americans believe social media has an effect on public policy outcomes in the U.S., but are split regarding whether the role it plays in informing the public on political matters is a good or bad one.

Economic Impact of Walmart to be Debated

Mon, Mar. 20, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

Long Live Walmart DebateEconomic pluses and minuses of Walmart, world’s largest company with $485.8 billion in sales and 2.3 million employees, will be aired April 6 in New York.

CNN Hires Ex-Trump Adviser Miller

Thu, Mar. 9, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Jason MillerJason Miller, tapped to be White House communications director before resigning in late Dec. after allegations of an affair with a fellow Trump transition member, is CNN’s newest commentator.

Porter Novelli Celebrates International Women's Day

Thu, Mar. 9, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

Porter Novelli women's mentoring eventMore than 120 attendees stressed the need for women as well as men to be mentors at a program for “International Women’s Day” at LMHQ in partnership with Porter Novelli March 8 at LMHQ’s meeting space in lower Manhattan.

Fox News Anchor to State Department Spokeswoman

Mon, Mar. 6, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Heather NauertHeather Nauert, an anchor for Fox News Channel's "Fox & Friends," is moving to the State Department in a top public affairs role as spokeswoman. (3 reader comments)

Curley Names Donahue to Lead Digital

Mon, Feb. 27, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Caitlin DonahueD.C. public affairs shop Curley Company has named Caitlin Donahue as senior VP and head of its expanding digital media practice.

Page Center Calls for PR/Press Cooperation

Thu, Feb. 23, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

Jack O'Dwyer & Dick Martin at Arthur W. Page Center dinnerAlarmed by the acrimony between the Trump Administration and the press, including Trump’s remark that the press is the “enemy of the American people,” speakers at the Arthur W. Page Center dinner last night called for PR people to enter the fray. (1 reader comment)

Fleishman Signs Pact with Singapore Gov. Rels. Firm

Thu, Feb. 16, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

FleishmanHillardFleishmanHillard has signed an affiliate partnership with Southeast Asia corporate advisory firm Vriens & Partners to generate new business opportunities and expanding both agencies’ capabilities and expertise globally.