The "relations" part of PR, which deals with engagement and public dialog, is the special mark of the profession, said Harris Diamond, recipient of the PRSA Foundation's Paladin Award last night at New York's Bryant Park Grill.
Gil Schwartz, senior executive VP and chief communications officer, CBS, who writes for Fortune magazine under the byline Stanley Bing, addressed 100 people last night at the New York Institute of Technology on the subject of his latest book, The Curriculum: Everything You Need to Know to Be a Master of Business Arts.
The Export-Import Bank of the United States has bolstered its communications ahead of a Congressional showdown over reauthorization of the institution, which lends money to foreign companies to buy U.S. goods.
PR Newswire said it will make users of its direct data feed certify that they will not engage in high-speed trading and will advise users to delay news slated for the market close to wait until after 4 p.m.
Despite unexpected on-the-field success, the New York Mets' PR team had a tough week since the New York Times stirred things Sunday giving plenty of coverage to a Facebook study that found every single zip code in the metropolitan New York cursed with a majority Yankee fan base.
Jennifer Cohan takes the president of Edelman's flagship New York office on July 1, taking over duties of Russell Dubner, who was named CEO Edelman US with this month's exit of Mark Hass, one-time CEO of Manning, Selvage & Lee.
New York Women in Communications presented its 2014 Matrix Awards on April 28 during a packed Waldorf Astoria luncheon, which featured luminaires such as singer and actress Queen Latifah, ex-Time Warner CEO Dick Parsons, CNN's Christiane Amanpour, "Meet the Press" moderator David Gregory, feminist Gloria Steinem, New Yorker editor David Remnick, Ogilvy & Mather chairman emeritus Shelly Lazarus and singer/songwriter Mary J. Blige.
*O'Dwyer's is the only PR firm ranking which requires the top page of the latest corporate income tax return and W-3, establishing particpants as PR firms rather than ad agencies or other types of businesses.