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Paul Ryan's nomination as House Speaker resulted in a puzzling firestorm of criticism from the same conservative pundits who previously supported him.
For PR pros, the pending merger is another reminder that, when it comes to the user experience, they need to think in more holistic terms, as opposed to desktop versus mobile.
Women now represent 60 percent of executives and 58 percent of all employees at Peppercom.
Global PR network IPREX has moved into new territory with the addition of its first Africa partner, Casablanca, Morocco-based agency Ozé.
The deadline for RFP submissions is November 13, and the winning agency will be named on December 18 or thereabouts.
Three trustees of the Westhampton Library board, including president Joan Levan, bowed to public opinion today by resigning from the board. Their replacements were criticized on the ground they were not democratically elected.
In the works are complete print and digital redesigns of National Journal Daily, which provides news, analysis and insights regarding Capitol Hill and the federal government.
Crisis Volkswagen and the end of corporate spin (HBR)
Careers Winding up or winding down a career in PR (H. Yaxley)
Food/Bev Consumers are tired of the nutrition science yo-yo (E. Hoffman)
Marketing Content is crap and other rules for marketers (HBR)
Social Social Media lessons from Hollywood (G. Sopko)
Media So what do reporters like about newswires? (BW)
Jay Carney, the former Obama press secretary who was named head of Amazon’s global corporate affairs earlier this year, has emerged as another politico who doesn’t appreciate that the brass knuckle tactics commonly practiced in Washington aren’t appropriate for major corporations.
Sedmak will develop and manage public affairs and business advocacy for the Chamber, as well as the organization’s communications and marketing initiatives.
The four heads of PR of law firms employing a total of 3,586 lawyers, who were scheduled to speak at a PRSA/NY panel Nov. 5 that had the title, “Lawyers in the Limelight?” have answered the question by canceling the meeting.
FTI Consulting's strategic communications revenue jumped 19.7% in the third quarter to $55.7M on the strength of M&A and public affairs work in North America and the EMEA region.
Westhampton citizens, angered by the last-minute cancellation of the Oct. 14 library board meeting as well as refusal of the board to hold meetings at night and convert to an elected board, will present their case to the board tomorrow at 9:30 a.m.
Despite a wave of goodwill and positive PR from its decision to stop selling cigarettes, CVS Caremark is now among the 10 least respected brands, according to an annual ranking by brand marketing firm TenetPartners.
Corporate New Barclays chief says reputation is his first priority (Independent)
DC How Washington became the nation's busiest training ground for scandal PR (Wash Post)
PR Airbnb unleashes Clinton PR operative to take on hometown foes (Bloomberg)
Fallout VW kills Germany's squeaky clean image (E. Reguly)
Food Almond producers continue PR push (Cap Press)
Higher Ed Our first-ever college rankings (The Economist)
EconDev America's most dangerous cities: Detroit can't shake No. 1 spot (Forbes)
PR 101 Why the phone can be better than email (Poynter)
Sports Ray Rice returns to Baltimore to rebuild reputation (CBS Balt)
Politics PR blunder for IndyCar in Boston (BH)
Keith Hernandez, VP of brand strategy at online news and entertainment site BuzzFeed, has been named president of Slate.