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Thu., Aug. 7, 2014
21st Century Fox, TW Post Solid Q2 Profit Gains
By Kevin McCauley
 
21st Century Fox21st Century Fox posted a $1.1B 2Q to recover from year ago loss, while Time Warner's net rose 10.3% to $850M.
Category: Media News
Thu., Aug. 7, 2014
Scripps Networks Snaps Up Jones
By Kevin McCauley
 
Dylan JonesScripps Networks Interactive has recruited Dylan Jones for the senior VP-corporate communications slot at the Knoxville cable TV operation.
Category: Media News
Thu., Aug. 7, 2014
PR Links of the Day - 8-7-2014
By Greg Hazley
 
Int'l How a Brooklyn PR Firm Roiled Ecuadorian Politics (BusinessWeek)
Environment PR Firms' Foolish Global Warming Fatwa Could Backfire (IBD)
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Thu., Aug. 7, 2014
John Oliver Skewers Native Advertising
By Kevin McCauley
 
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Thu., Aug. 7, 2014
Wiley Rein Works to Bolster Ukraine
By Kevin McCauley
 
Yulia TymoshenkoWiley Rein represents London-based Trident Foundation, which says it supports a free, independent, democratic and prosperous Ukraine.
Category: International
Wed., Aug. 6, 2014
Murdoch Caves In Time Warner Grab
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Rupert MurdochRupert Murdoch caves in bid to acquire Time Warner, says board snubbed him but sees future bright for 21st Century Fox unit.
Category: Media News
Wed., Aug. 6, 2014
'60 Minutes' Vet Tunes In Ketchum
By Kevin McCauley
 
Lori BeecherLori Beecher, a veteran of "Today" and "60 Minutes" has joined Ketchum in New York, taking on the newly created executive VP/media and content strategy position.
Category: Media News
Wed., Aug. 6, 2014
PR Links of the Day - 8-6-2014
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Media Graham Is Not Slowing Down After Sale of The Washington Post (NY Times)
Media The Presidency and the Press (Rolling Stone)
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Wed., Aug. 6, 2014
Time Inc. Begins Life in Financial Ditch
By Kevin McCauley
 
Time MagazineTime Inc. reported a $32M net loss on $820M revenues in its debut quarter following the spin-off from Time Warner.
Category: Media News
Wed., Aug. 6, 2014
FBI Hunts for Media Sleuth
By Kevin McCauley
 
FBI logoThe Federal Bureau of Investigations' PA office is looking for a daily news briefing service to "summarize, interpret and electronically disseminate print and broadcast news related to FBI interests."
Category: Media News
Tue., Aug. 5, 2014
Blog: What PR Firms Dodged Guardian's Climate Denier Survey
By Kevin McCauley
 
Smoke StacksWhat PR firms dodged The Guardian's poll about working for climate deniers? Why did they run for cover? What are they hiding?
Category: Environmental PR
Tue., Aug. 5, 2014
PR Links of the Day - 8-5-2014
By Greg Hazley
 
Mideast Latest poll shows young Americans overwhelmingly support Palestine (PressTV)
Health Ebola: An Opportunity for Public Diplomacy (psaonline.org)
Category: PR Links
Tue., Aug. 5, 2014
Alpine Talks LNG Regs for Shell
By Kevin McCauley
 

Shell OilAlpine Group is representing Shell Oil in its effort to work the regulatory issues surrounding liquid natural gas fueling stations for trucks.

Category: Lobbying
Tue., Aug. 5, 2014
Riccards Becomes Wilson's PR Chief
By Kevin McCauley
 
Patrick RiccardsPatrick Riccards is now in charge of communications and strategy at the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation in Princeton, NJ.
Category: Trade Associations
Tue., Aug. 5, 2014
Gannett Halves
By Kevin McCauley
 
GannettGannett Co. is splitting into two publicly traded companies, one with a focus on broadcasting and digital businesses with the other on newspapers.
Category: Media News
Tue., Aug. 5, 2014
IABC Fires No. 2 Staffer Claire Watson
By Jack ODwyer
 

Claire WatsonClaire Watson, No. 2 staffer at the Int’l Assn. of Business Communicators where she was external relations team lead, was fired on Friday, July 25 although she reportedly had a three-year contract.

Category: IABC
Tue., Aug. 5, 2014
Strategic Communications & NSA: Perfect Together
By John Berard
 

NSA logoThe National Security Agency's posting of strategic communications director job drew much skepticism, but the intelligence deserves praise for its commitment to best practices.

Category: Public Affairs Commentary
Tue., Aug. 5, 2014
Uganda Lands on Mercury
By Kevin McCauley
 

Uganda flagUganda, which faced intense human rights pressure over its tough anti-gay law, has inked a one-year $600K contract with Mercury Public Affairs to promote trade and investment.

Category: Economic Development
Tue., Aug. 5, 2014
Gould Re-Launches
By Kevin McCauley
 
Rick GouldCPA Rick Gould has re-launched GouldPartners in what he calls an amicable spinoff from SGP Worldwide, the former StevensGouldPincus
Category: Financial Management
Tue., Aug. 5, 2014
Edelman's Thompson Decamps to REI
By Kevin McCauley
 

Alex Thompson, a more than 10-year veteran of Edelman, has moved to REI, $2B retailer of camping, clothes and recreational gear.

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