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A satirical Middle East website has issued a tongue-in-cheek apology to Bell Pottinger for an article that claimed the UK PR giant had taken on the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria as a client.
Former British Prime Minister turned hired gunslinger Tony Blair is giving PR a bad name by finessing his lucrative relationship with the reprehensible ruler of Kazakhstan. He's too touchy about his work.
Washington's FitzGibbon Media has terminated its subcontract with Brooklyn's McSquared PR, which organized an anti-Chevron campaign bankrolled by Ecuador as part of its long-running legal squabble over pollution in the Amazon.
Leaders of Israel and Palestine are pleading their cases in media as pollsters measure public opinion. PRSA/NY puts PR itself "on trial" Sept. 8, asking panelists to judge whether "PR professionals practice deception."
Academics and media figures are trying to sift the truth from a barrage of facts and images emerging from the Israel/Palestine battlefront. “PR” is working hard for both sides.
Mikheil Saakashvili, former president of the former Soviet Union republic of Georgia, which was invaded by Russia, wants a ban of western firms like Ketchum from representing Russia.
Ecuador, which has been waging an epic legal struggle with Chevron over a $9B-plus pollution lawsuit, inked a $6.4M contract with Brooklyn's MCSquared to bolster its image in the US and Europe.
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