Barneys New York, the upscale retailer immersed in an alleged "shop and frisk" policy toward black shoppers crisis, has retained a civil rights consultant/crisis PR/PA pro to review its customer service practices.
Next Fifteen Communications Group reported Nov. 5 a five percent increase in revenue to £96.1M (about $155M) for the year ended July 31 on strong performances from Text 100, OutCast, M Booth and Blueshirt Group.
A social media gap between investor relations and corporate communications units provides an opening for digitally savvy activist investors, shareholders and media, according to a study by FTI Consulting.
Thirteen-year Capitol correspondent for the Associated Press in Richmond fired last month after an error covering the state's gubernatorial election is moving to McGuireWoods in a media relations role next week.
The regional planning organization for the six-county region of Southern California has kicked of a search for a firm to guide communications, media and outreach as it develops a 25-year transportation plan.
TRI Pointe Homes and Weyerhaeuser Company are relying on outside financial PR counsel as TRI acquires Weyerhaueser Real Estate Company in a $2.7B deal to create one of the top 10 homebuilders in the U.S.
The company that runs resorts and outdoor recreation on California's Catalina Island is reviewing its PR account with an RFP process this month as it eyes a larger profile in the travel and tourism space.
Ray Suarez who worked at Public Broadcasting Service’s "NewsHour" from 1999 to 2013 most recently as national correspondent, is joining Al Jazeera America on Nov. 11. He will host a new daily program called “Inside Story.”
Newspaper stories and television broadcasts have never been more closely scrutinized by opposing political parties and other pressure groups for what they deem is unfair one-sided journalism. The effect is all too often the criticism of journalists not being fair in their reporting has resulted in no-news reporting.
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