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Fri., May 1, 2015
New York Times Co. Reports Bigger Loss
By Kevin McCauley
The New York Times Co. reported a $14.3M Q1 loss, which compares to a $1.7M profit during the 2014 period.
Category: Media News
Fri., May 1, 2015
Prothena Pro Moves to Edelman
By Kevin McCauley

Anita KawatraAnita Kawatra, who headed external affairs at Prothena Biosciences, joined Edelman in New York as executive VP in its health sector.

Category: Healthcare PR
Thu., Apr. 30, 2015
Moris Graduates to Virginia Tech
By Kevin McCauley

Pete MorisPete Moris, who spent 17 years in the PR department of the Kansas City Chiefs National Football League team, will become PR chief for Virginia Tech's athletic program on May 4.

Category: Sports
Thu., Apr. 30, 2015
Dewey Square's Baker Joins Team Clinton
By Kevin McCauley
Charlie BakerCharlie Baker, a founding partner of Dewey Square Group PA/Democratic political strategy shop and Boston politco, will join Hillary Clinton's campaign as chief administrative officer.
Category: Public Affairs
Thu., Apr. 30, 2015
FTI Posts PR Gains
By Kevin McCauley
Steven GunbyFTI Consulting CEO Steven Gunby reported "ongoing progress" in development of its strategic communications unit as its Q1 operating income soared to $4.1M from the $1M level of a year ago.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Thu., Apr. 30, 2015
Media Tidbits
By Kevin McCauley
Google invests in journalism in Europe…NBC/AOL dial up content partnership…Red Cross' Howe delivers relief to Pearson…Washington Examiner bulks up political coverage
Category: Media News
Thu., Apr. 30, 2015
Imus Splits with Fox
By Kevin McCauley
ImusDon Imus 's television program on Fox Business Network will end May 29 after a six-year run.
Category: Media News
Thu., Apr. 30, 2015
New York Times Ends Bridge, Chess Columns
By Jack O'Dwyer

Phillip AdlerThe New York Times, saying they took up too much time and space (not to mention their appeal to a mostly older audience), has dropped its bridge column after 80 years and chess column after 52 years.

Category: Media News
Thu., Apr. 30, 2015
Hamilton to Spearhead US Push for Aspectus
By Kevin McCauley
Jed HamiltonJed Hamilton has joined London's Aspectus PR as managing director for North America at the financial, energy, technology and events firm.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Wed., Apr. 29, 2015
Bridges Quits Al Jazeera America; Net Slapped with $15M Anti-Semitic Suit.
By Kevin McCauley
dawn bridgesDawn Bridges, executive VP-communications at Al Jazeera America, has resigned her post at the unit of the Qatar-based satellite TV company.
Category: Media News
Wed., Apr. 29, 2015
Indiana Gov Replaces Comms Director with Koch Exec
By Greg Hazley
matt lloydIndiana Gov. Mike Pence has brought in Koch Industries PR exec, Matt Lloyd, following the resignation of Christy Denault earlier this month.
Category: Public Affairs
Wed., Apr. 29, 2015
Blog: What Were the NFL PR Geniuses Thinking?
By Kevin McCauley
goodellImperious NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has apparently signed off on a deal to drop the tax-exempt status of the league's office. America bends its knee.
Category: PR Commentary
Wed., Apr. 29, 2015
Matrix Awards Honor 'Women Who Change the World'
By Greg Hazley
matrixNew York Women in Communications honored Sen. Kirstin Gillibrand, BET CEO Debra Lee and others at the 2015 Matrix Awards April 27 in New York.
Category: Media News
Wed., Apr. 29, 2015
Kozberg Takes Communications Reins at Legacy
By Greg Hazley
lindsey kozbergLindsey Kozberg, who led external affairs for RAND Corp., has moved to anti-smoking campaign Legacy in Washington as its first chief communications officer.
Category: Public Affairs
Wed., Apr. 29, 2015
PR Lessons Learned From the Triple Crown
By Arthur Solomon
athur solomonThe Triple Crown horse racing season opens May 2, reminding PR pros about the perils in supporting a seasonal event.
Category: Sports
Wed., Apr. 29, 2015
Tanner Heads IR, Comms for Crude Transporter Post-Bankruptcy
By Greg Hazley
brian tannerBrian Tanner, who led post-bankruptcy IR for Hawaiian Telecom, has moved to Overseas Shipholding Group, the publicly traded oil tanker operator that emerged from Chapter 11 protection last year.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Tue., Apr. 28, 2015
SEC Probes MDC
By Kevin McCauley
miles nadalThe Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating the accounting practices of MDC Partners, expenses of CEO Miles Nadal and third-party trading of its shares.
Category: Financial Management
Tue., Apr. 28, 2015
Florida Reviews Citrus PR Account
By Greg Hazley
orangeThe Florida Dept. of Citrus has planted a review of its seven-figure PR and marketing accounts.
Category: RFPs
Tue., Apr. 28, 2015
PR Links of the Day - 4-28-2015
By Greg Hazley
Tech What does wearable tech mean for marketers? (A. Blackburn) 
Comment Orioles COO's response to riots goes viral (USA Today) 
Careers 5 things that college didn't teach me about PR (S. Holmquist) 
Threats The poison of deception - and a simple technique to eradicate it (G. Grates) 
Strategy When is it TMI? (G. Baron) 
History PR pioneer Burson on New Coke: We got a hole-in-one after the ball hit the tree (Coca-Cola) 
Digital Case study in digital PR in women's health (DD) 
Roundtable Mixing with Chicago media (BW) 
Video PR's past, present and future by Sally Falkow (R. Illiff) 
Careers Why - and how - to hire young people without diplomas(Harvard Biz) 
Autos Cruising through auto show season (K. Patchett)
Category: PR Links
Tue., Apr. 28, 2015
Coyne Hires Ad Guy Leung
By Kevin McCauley
leungCoyne PR has hired Matt Leung as advertising account director to oversee work for clients such as Bimbo Bakeries, DineTime and Proponent Federal Credit Union.
Category: Marketing Communications
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