Edelman leads the way again with $874.9M in net fees, but there was some jostling at the top. W2O Group ($122.7M) bumped APCO ($120.6M) down to third and several newcomers made the top ten.
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Pro-Walmart forces convinced 48% of a 300+ studio audience to vote in favor of “Long Live Walmart” but 44% of the online audience voted against the proposition while 40% voted in favor of it.
Protect our Power, which advocates for increased measures to guard against cyber or physical attack on U.S. electric power infrastructure, has called on NYC-based Lumentus to reach key stakeholders.
Attacking 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.
Perry 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.
Most 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.
More 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.
Alarmed 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)
FleishmanHillard 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.
Congressional leaders and the Trump Administration have made it clear that they hope to move quickly on efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act. The next months will see significant changes across the board to health policy. (1 reader comment)
Donald Trump’s regulatory agenda and longstanding promises to free Washington of special interests may present both opportunities and a few foreseeable challenges to lobbyists and the public affairs industry. (3 reader comments)
Rory Brosius, former deputy director of the White House’s Joining Forces Initiative and policy advisor to First Lady Michelle Obama, will serve as VP, managing veteran and military family-serving clients.
A vast majority of Americans believe the 2016 presidential election was uncivil, but a clear division exists along partisan lines regarding who Americans think are to blame.