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World War II ended 71 years ago today with the surrender of Japan. O’Dwyer staffer Sharlene Spingler and actor Steven Seagal took part in a ceremony commemorating the deaths of more than 120,000 in atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
When communicating financial information, traditional IR and PR channels such as face-to-face meetings still hold a lot of weight, though opportunities in social media loom large.
IR The times they are a changin', for IR pros (K. Holman)
Q&A Measurement guru Angie Jeffrey (S. Burke)
Tools Why LinkedIn is completely missing the boat with its influencer videos (A. Hanson)
Social Should my brand use Twitter's Periscope? (D. Landis)
Ethics Think tanks and the NY Times (E. Tchividjian)
Sports NFL teams ask for support for injured PR intern (TO)
The Brookings Institution has fired back at the New York Times with a 7,000-word, annotated retort after the paper published a series of articles about the influence and funding of corporations on think tanks.
Marcus Jadotte, an Obama administration Commerce Department assistant secretary and former public affairs chief of NASCAR, has joined defense contractor AAR as VP of public affairs to establish a Washington outpost for the Wood dale, Ill.-based company.
Radiation health advocate Dr. Joseph Mercola’s list of do’s and don’ts on radiation sources includes barring cellphones for children and not wearing "smart" watches.
PR and communications jobs on odwyerpr.com this week.
Managing supervisor, Alembic Ultd - NY
Big Picture The top brands compete for relevance, not attention (B. Solis)
Tech Alexa, what are the top tech trends so far this year? (N. Blair)
Careers Does location matter in PR? (C. Sparrer)
Events BlogHer16: One man's perspective (B. Baxter)
Tech Innovation, disruption, and avoiding the fate of Pets.com (A. Ricci)
PR 101 The 5 components of a successful press release (D. Friedlander)
Q&A Sandy Lish, founder of The Castle Group (Cision)