Most 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?
Alex 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.
The Wall Street Journalran 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.
Just as Hillary Clinton moves from the long shadow of President Obama by throwing his foreign policy -- which she helped implement -- under the bus and then driving over it, compliments of The Atlantic, comes worrisome news (for her) that the DraftRush2016 political action committee has filed required paperwork in Washington's bureaucracy.
CLS Strategies is handling Aruba's international communications push to manage the financial reputation of the Dutch-ruled Caribbean island and position it as a "serious partner in business," according to the DC firm's engagement letter.
The National Security Agency, rocked by ongoing revelations of Edward Snowden, is looking to hire a strategic communications director to distribute its positions, messages, and policies to staffers, reporters and the general public.
Glover Park is handling communications for AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals regarding the controversial "inversion" tax dodge issue that has received great play of late due to the wave of European acquisition plays by US companies Pfizer, Walgreen's, Mylan, AbbVie and others.
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