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Mon., May 23, 2016
Madison Group Pitches for Russian Rocket Engines
By Jon Gingerich
United Launch AllianceUnited Launch Alliance LLC, the joint space launch venture of Lockheed Martin and Boeing, has tapped The Madison Group for lobbying issues related to sanctions against the Russian RD-180 rocket engine.
Category: Lobbying
Mon., May 23, 2016
Diamond PR Designated Julia Hotel AOR
By Jon Gingerich
Miami Beach, FLDiamond Public Relations has been named agency of record for forthcoming Miami Beach hotel The Julia.
Category: Travel PR
Mon., May 23, 2016
Why Are We Surprised About Trump's Rise?
By Robert Mathias
robert mathiasWhy has Donald Trump's success caught so many off-guard? (6 reader comments)
Category: Public Affairs
Mon., May 23, 2016
Radiation Fries Children, Babies, Fetuses, YOU
By Jack O'Dwyer

Human Rights, Liberty, Justice for All! bannerA concerned, capacity audience about 60 packed a conference room in New York yesterday to hear about and discuss the dangers of Wi-Fi and other radiation. Biggest victims are children, babies and fetuses. (1 reader comment)

Category: Healthcare PR
Mon., May 23, 2016
PROI Picks Tsang as Global Chairman
By Jon Gingerich
Richard TsangRichard Tsang has been named the newest global chairman of PROI Worldwide.
Category: International
Mon., May 23, 2016
Inquiring PR Students Want to Know
By Fraser Seitel
Fraser SeitelA practitioner answers questions on ethics in the public relations industry. (2 reader comments)
Category: Professional Development
Mon., May 23, 2016
Edelman Advises Puerto Rico Bondholders
By Editorial Staff
Puerto RicoEdelman Financial is aiding a group of senior Puerto Rico creditors as its members back a House of Representatives measure to tackle the island's $70B debt crisis.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Mon., May 23, 2016
PR Links: Goldman's Reputation; Channels; Small Data
By Editorial Staff

Trump, The Art of the DealMedia The time I became the voice of Donald Trump (J. Cameron)

Finance Goldman Sachs: Reputation and credibility are buzzed (SA) 

Speeches Get what you paid for? (J. Horton) 

Healthcare The Sunshine Act: Transparency, but not enough action (W. Pines) 

Channels Fragments, social media & channels (F. Strong)

Data In data, small is the new big (N. Hobson) 

Careers My diploma says B.A. in PR, but am I ready for what's next? (P. Jeffery) 

Category: PR Links
Sat., May 21, 2016
Deal with Eruv Proponents Would Humiliate Westhampton
By Jack O'Dwyer

Eruv boundary, Westhampton BeachWesthampton Beach’s proposed acceptance of a deal with the East End Eruv Assn. to allow an eruv Jewish religious boundary is probably similar to a deal signed by Southampton last year. WHB is withholding terms of the contract from the public and press.

Category: Public Affairs
Fri., May 20, 2016
Ogilvy Takes on Criminal Justice Reform
By Jon Gingerich
U.S. Justice Action NetworkThe U.S. Justice Action Network has retained Ogilvy Government Relations for Capitol Hill representation regarding a series of bills that change current U.S. criminal sentencing laws. (1 reader comment)
Category: Lobbying
Fri., May 20, 2016
Burson-Marsteller Aids Russia Amid Olympic Scandal
By Editorial Staff
Russian athleteBurson-Marsteller Europe is advising Russia as the country faces allegations of state-sponsored doping and potential bans of its athletes from the upcoming Summer Olympics in Rio De Janeiro.
Category: Crisis Communications
Fri., May 20, 2016
Healthcare Keeps Positive Prognosis for PR
By Jon Gingerich
Brandon EdwardsHealthcare PR spending, tied to evolving regulations, continued implementation of the Affordable Care Act and electronic health records, and the sector’s relentless marketing of new and existing drugs, buoyed the bottom lines of PR agencies in 2015 like few sectors could.
Category: Healthcare PR
Fri., May 20, 2016
‘Adventures in PR’ Captures Rare Hollywood Celeb Insights
By George McQuade

Adventures in PRFood publicity legend Leo Pearlstein shares inside stories and nostalgic photos of Hollywood in new book.

Category: Book Review
Fri., May 20, 2016
Wi-Fi Warnings Featured at NYC Left Forum May 20-22
By Jack O'Dwyer

Stop Smart Meters“Drunk on Wireless? Public Health Consequences of Cellphone and Wireless Exposure” gets three hours at the Left Forum conference today through Sunday in New York. (3 reader comments)

Category: Healthcare PR
Fri., May 20, 2016
Leclanché Lands Feintuch as AOR
By Jon Gingerich
LeclancheSwiss battery maker Leclanché has named Feintuch Communications its North American PR agency of record.
Category: Technology PR
Fri., May 20, 2016
Mozaic IR Aids Tobacco IPO
By Editorial Staff
Zig-ZagTurning Point Brands, the tobacco company behind Zig-Zag, Beech-Nut and Red Cap, is working with Mozaic IR for financial communications as it slates an initial public offering. (1 reader comment)
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Thu., May 19, 2016
B-M Names New Managing Directors
By Jon Gingerich
Jeremy Gaines Ben Chang
Burson-Marsteller has hired two political experts to fill separate managing director positions in the WPP giant’s Washington, D.C. office.
Category: Personnel Appointments

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