Federal health agencies have changed their tactics in the battle over obesity. After decades of passive campaigns meant to educate Americans on the dangers of excessive fats and sugars, authorities have now ditched this strategy for more aggressive measures.
Gazprom, Russia’s state-owned energy entity, yesterday yanked Ukraine’s special discount on gas supplies effective next month, a move that further squeezes the economy of the beleaguered former Soviet state.
The federally chartered community development group in Washington tabbed by Congress to administer the national foreclosure counseling program, is searching for PR help for a campaign to alert consumers about loan modification scams in the housing market.
Brunswick Group partner in London decamps for New York to open an office of Washington-based polling and consulting firm Greenberg Quinlan Rosner, which is building a corporate practice as companies face political-style scrutiny.
Jay DeBow, a financial and corporate agency pro who built Jay DeBow & Partners over 30 years in New York before selling to Omnicom in the early 1990s, died Feb. 24 in Florida after a four-year bout with Parkinson’s disease. He was 81.
Republicans are having a blast, assailing President Obama for carrying out what John McCain calls a "feckless foreign policy" that somehow encouraged Vladimir Putin to invade the Crimean peninsula of Ukraine.
Corporate boards are increasingly aligning themselves with activist shareholders who are bent on short-term financial gains, putting pressure on CEOs and corporate PR people to better communicate their long-term goals and objectives, Richard Edelman told a corporate governance session Feb. 28.
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