Crisis PR veterans Jim Haggerty and Thom Weidlich have unveiled CrisisResponsePro, a subscription software platform and content hub meant to provide information on and serve companies enmeshed in crisis or litigation communications.
Sister Mary Ann Walsh, first woman media relations person at the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, and reporter for Catholic News Service and America, died April 28 from recurring cancer at a hospice in Albany. She was 68.
McNeely Pigott & Fox won Best in Show honors at PRSA Nashville's annual Parthenon Awards April 23 in the Music City, earning kudos for its "Red, White and Food" campaign supporting a voter referendum to allow wine sales in Tennessee retail food stores.
News Corp. quarterly net tumbles as Wall Street, New York Post, The Sun newspaper group lags…WSJ events pro Dorothea Herrey shifts to New York Times…Zynga cuts more staffers, boosts Tiger Williams… Republican operative Gonzales takes spokesperson job at AMPTP.
Michelle Rosen, who watched her mother die of a poisoned Tylenol pill in 1982 after returning from the hospital after giving birth, is seeking to reopen investigation of the murders. She challenges the "madman going from store-to-store" theory.
Let's see if in the aftermath of the embarrassing Deflategate report if NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has the, uh, guts, to levy a record fine of the New England Patriots and suspend golden boy quarterback Tom Brady.
Johnson & Johnson, responding to an unsettled ethical, medical and PR issue, has tapped a prominent bioethicist to lead a third-party advisory committee to decide access for seriously ill patients to drugs that haven't yet been approved.
Al Jazeera America on May 6 fired Ehab Alshihabi, who launched the US version of Arab satellite TV network in 2013, following staff upheaval, executive departures and filing of an anti-Semitism/sexual discrimination lawsuit.
Nothing signifies the massive cultural shift this country is undergoing, as the latest WSJ/NBC poll showing Americans would be more comfortable with a gay or lesbian President than with an evangelical Christian in the Oval Office.
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