New York City's only Republican Congressman Michael Grimm today flip-flopped on his support for President Obama's plan to attack Syria for its use of chemical weapons that killed more than 1,400 people, including 426 children.
Donna Gibbs, who held top posts at PlanetOut, Nike and digital shop Bluetext, is set to join Pacific Lutheran University this month as VP of marketing and communications for the 123-year-old Tacoma, Wa., institution.
Students of PR should pick up a copy of Bill Knoedelseder's "Bitter Brew," which chronicles the powerful role played by FleishmanHillard in the rise and fall of the Busch family of St. Louis and Anheuser-Busch.
When I hear President Obama and Secretary of State Kerry give reasons why the U.S. must use force in Syria, I think I am listening to rewrites of President Bush and Colin Powell's remarks about why the U.S. must go to war in Iraq. But in the future, I hope presidents will be more careful with their words.
News Corp. has sold its collection of 33 local daily/weekly newspapers to Fortress Investment Group for an undisclosed price. Group "not strategically consistent with the emerging portfolio of the new News Corp."
President Obama's move to punt the decision on whether to attack Syria to Congress is a face-saving gesture by the commander-in-chief, who is dogged by his unfortunate remark about "redlines" and "moving a bunch of chemical weapons."
Pratt Institute, the prestigious 126-year-old art, design, fashion and architectural college located in Brooklyn, is looking for a PR firm to bolster its visibility in the media and with key influencers.
PR Week/U.K., a Haymarket publication, said today that its last weekly issue will be dated Friday, Sept. 6 and that publication starting in October will be on a monthly basis. First monthly issue will be Oct. 9.
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