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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PR executive search pioneer Larry Marshall, looking back on a 50-year career that included working for more than half of the “Fortune 500,” said the most striking change he sees is the switch from male to female executives. (1 reader comment)
Donald Trump’s successful tactic of communicating directly to the public via tweets and other means, almost never having a news conference, is a worrisome development both for journalism and public relations.
Canadians Colin Duetta and Michael Salvatori have created a website they hope will launch a “competitive kindness movement to inspire the next generation of social responsibility.” (1 reader comment)
Stereotypes and generalizations exist across all industry and demographic sectors. Unfortunately, these attitudes oversimplify, and often, pejoratively classify a group of people, only perpetuating inaccuracies and misinformation.
A fascinating PR challenge in the Middle East--so big a problem that it may be life-threatening to the royal families of our allies and even to terrorist leaders—is that flattery can start to sound credible. (2 reader comment)
At some point in every presidential campaign, the nonstop 24-7 coverage goes off the rails. People look so closely at the candidates that the most mundane and silly details get blown way out of proportion.
The Pentagon's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, which brought up the notorious Total Information Awareness all-encompassing digital surveillance scheme, is at it again. Stay alert.