The City of Ferguson, Mo., under control of the Missouri National Guard after days of protests and unrest following a police shooting of an unarmed black teenager, has brought in an outside PR firm to keep up with the crush of media inquiries and coverage.
A Malaysian Airlines 777 crashed in eastern Ukraine today, killing all 295 passengers and crew. Ketchum, which was called in by Malaysia Air after the loss of Flight 370 in March, also represents Russia.
Allan Mayer, head of 42West's strategic communications unit, was named co-chair of American Apparel following the board’s June 18 decision to terminate "with cause" controversial founder/chief Dov Charney.
Shelly Sterling, the wife of embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, has engaged crisis PR specialist GF Bunting as she navigates the spotlight and fights to keep a stake in the basketball franchise.
Updated: Crisis PR specialist Sitrick and Company advised the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers after TMZ.com published a recording of team owner Donald Sterling making racist remarks. The firm said it resigned the account on Sunday morning due to a conflict.
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