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Stonewalling in Westhampton, PRSA Bears Ill Fruit

Mon., May 16, 2016

By Jack O'Dwyer

StonewallStonewalling in Westhampton Beach has caused open revolt among residents. Similar behavior at PR Society of America has stunted its growth: 2015 revenues are what they were in 2006.

H+K Aids Puerto Rico in Zika Outbreak

Mon., May 16, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Puerto RicoThe Puerto Rico Tourism Company is relying on Hill+Knowlton Strategies as it tackles the Zika virus crisis and its effect on tourism.

Clearwater Reviews Tourism Account

Fri., May 13, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Clearwater, FLClearwater, the Tampa Bay city, has kicked off a review of its tourism marketing and PR account.

Bentley Drives with M&C Saatchi

Fri., May 13, 2016

By Editorial Staff

BentleyBentley Motors, the North American unit of the luxury UK automaker, has driven its Americas business to M&C Saatchi PR.

Mayor Maria Moore of Westhampton Beach to Seek Re-election

Fri., May 13, 2016

By Jack O'Dwyer

Maria MooreMayor Maria Moore of Westhampton Beach announced she will seek re-election to another two-year term. Candidates must file by 5 p.m. today, May 13. Also seeking re-election are trustees Ralph Urban and Charles Palmer. Election is June 17.

Rules of Engagement for PR Disruption

Fri., May 13, 2016

By Susan Butenhoff

Susan ButenhoffDisruptive PR is not about go big or go home tactics. Instead, it is built on thoughtful, well-planned communications fundamentals delivered in new and creative ways. (1 reader comment)

Media’s Failure in a Vulgar Campaign

Fri., May 13, 2016

By Joe Honick

Joe HonickThe media have exhibited an unwillingness to address the real issues and have relinquished their responsibility to demand presidential candidates’ accountability.

A People-Focused Approach to M&A

Fri., May 13, 2016

By Phillip A. Nardone Jr.

Phillip A. Nardone Jr.In order to ensure a lasting and mutually beneficial union, agency heads must strike a delicate balance between science and intuition. (1 reader comment)

H+K Adds Considine in Austin

Fri., May 13, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Travis ConsidineTravis Considine, a Republican political operative who was press secretary for Gov. Rick Perry's 2016 presidential bid, has joined Hill+Knowlwon Strategies as a VP in Austin.

Ralph Lauren Dons Bartle for PR

Fri., May 13, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Kate BartleKate Bartle, communications director for Michael Kors, has moved to Ralph Lauren Corp., as senior director of global fashion PR and communications.

PR Newswire Sells Off Agility

Thu., May 12, 2016

By Editorial Staff

InnodataPR Newswire has inked a deal to sell its US and UK Agility media intelligence business to Innodata.

Study: Women Prefer Gender Neutral Marketing Messages

Thu., May 12, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Marketing to WomenMost women dislike gender-targeted ads, according to a recent national survey that sought to analyze how different marketing channels influence the engagement and purchasing decisions of female consumers.

Westhampton Citizens Dissed by Library Board

Thu., May 12, 2016

By Jack O'Dwyer

Westhampton Free Library Elected Board logoThe Westhampton Library board and citizens engaged in another shouting match at last night’s meeting, the board sticking by its resolve to remain self-appointed and citizens saying it’s about time the community was listened to.

Haller Heads Siemens Communications

Thu., May 12, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Clarissa HallerClarissa Haller, who led corporate communications for Credit Suisse out of Zurich until November, is moving to German industrial and electronics giant Siemens as head of communications.