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Investigative Journalists Asked to Unplug Pulsed Radiation

Tue., Jun. 14, 2016

By Jack O'Dwyer

Int'l Consortium of Investigative JournalistsRetired Canadian Army Captain Jerry Flynn today asked international and U.S. investigative reporters to end the news blackout on the spread of pulsed radiation, which he calls “Man’s Worst-Ever Genocide.”

PROI Adds Australia Agency

Tue., Jun. 14, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

PROIPROI Worldwide has widened its footprint in the Australia market with the addition of Melbourne-based PR and digital communications agency icon.pr.

Pushing PR's Limits to Effectively Reach Hispanics

Mon., Jun. 13, 2016

By Jorge Ortega

jorge ortegaWith Hispanics over-indexing on digital channels and devices, marketers working in our increasingly digital world now must employ a broader depth and breadth of assets and media approaches to connect and communicate effectively with today’s Hispanic market.

Evins Serves PR for Chef Currence

Mon., Jun. 13, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

John CurrenceEvins Communications has been named agency of record for James Beard award-winning chef John Currence.

Axel Springer Acquires eMarketer

Mon., Jun. 13, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

eMarketerGerman publisher Axel Springer has entered into an agreement to purchase digital market research company eMarketer.

Online Ad Revenues Hit Q1 Record

Mon., Jun. 13, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

IABU.S. digital advertising revenues accounted for nearly $16 billion in 2016’s first quarter, according to a report by the Interactive Advertising Bureau.

New York Governors Trashed Constitution to Please Hasidim

Mon., Jun. 13, 2016

By Jack O'Dwyer

orange countyNew York Governors Mario Cuomo and George Pataki trashed the Constitution to please the powerful, bloc-voting Hasidim that had taken over the town of Kiryas Joel just north of New York City, says a new book.

FTI Works Hercules' Return to Bankruptcy

Mon., Jun. 13, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Hercules offshore drillingHercules Offshore, the Houston-based offshore oil drilling services company, is working with FTI Consulting on its return to bankruptcy protection.

Gawker Files for Bankruptcy

Fri., Jun. 10, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Gawker LogoGawker Media Group today filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Manhattan court, and publisher Ziff Davis has entered into an asset purchase agreement to buy the entirety of its media properties.

Coyne Amplifies KEF

Fri., Jun. 10, 2016

By Editorial Staff

KEF speakerBritish loudspeaker maker KEF has plugged in Coyne PR to amplify its PR in the US.

Etre Helps Trial Lawyers Hit Trump

Fri., Jun. 10, 2016

By Editorial Staff

American College of Trial LawyersThe American College of Trial Lawyers is working with Etre Communications as it pushes back against verbal attacks on the federal judge handling a fraud case against president candidate Donald Trump's former school.

UFC Hires Farragut to Fight Muhammad Ali Act

Fri., Jun. 10, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

UFCMixed martial arts promoter the Ultimate Fighting Championship has retained Farragut Partners in response to a House resolution aimed at regulating full-contact combat sports. (1 reader comment)

SH Press Hails End of Eruv Dispute; Others Disagree

Fri., Jun. 10, 2016

By Jack O'Dwyer

Southampton Press - Eruv Settlement Approved in Westhampton BeachThe Southampton Press said June 9 that Westhampton Beach’s settlement with the East End Eruv Assn. “ends” the lawsuits but lawyers said it can be invalidated because of flaws.

Air Force PA Staff Wins Top 2016 Silver Anvil

Fri., Jun. 10, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Spencer StoneThe US Air Force Public Affairs Directorate took home PR Society of America's top award last night for its work supporting PR for the airman and his two friends who thwarted a terror attack on a train in Europe last year.

Developing Multicultural Social Media Communities

Fri., Jun. 10, 2016

By Mari Escamilla

mari escamillaAs the U.S. population continues to grow in both numbers and diversity, the need for brands to understand those communities and build inclusive, multicultural social spaces has become more prominent.