Ad Age reports that a 24-year-old Ogilvy PR employee in Beijing has died after suffering a heart attack while at his desk. Ogilvy China confirmed the young man, Gabriel Li, passed away at work suddenly, but local media reports that followed -- saying his death was caused by overwork -- have not been substantiated.
When the global media descends on any type of community, be it a town, city or organization it can be very overwhelming. After handling several large media events here in Boston recently, here are six key takeaways.
The SEC said May 15 that final settlements have been approved in the "golden goose" insider trading case in which a former Lehman Brothers trader passed along inside info from his PR executive wife, who was not charged in the scheme.
A coalition of media companies, through the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, has blasted the Justice Dept. in a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder for an "overreaching dragnet for newsgathering materials."
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