Wikipedia, whose 21 billion hits a month makes it the fifth most popular website, drew 300 to a conference in New York this weekend. PR people are grappling with WP’s huge, autocratic and anonymous panel of editors.
Protesters at Chevron's May 28 annual meeting in Midland, Tex., were paid $85 a piece to express frustration over the oil company’s victory in its long-running legal battle concerning pollution in Ecuador, according to a Bloomberg BusinessWeek report today.
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DLA Piper represents Bahrain, which is in the midst of a bloody three-year old crackdown of its majority Shiite population, before Congress as it seeks support for what it says are its anti-terrorism efforts.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld announced today leaders of Patton Bogg’s healthcare practice have joined the firm, making its group "one of the nation's very largest" health law and policy practices in the country.
Hill+Knowlton Strategies today launched the "One Billion Acts of Peace" drive during the social innovation summit at the United Nations to participate in programs designed to tackle global development issues, such as climate change, sustainability, human rights, access to water and extreme poverty.
Monster Beverage Corp. is relying on Sitrick and Company for communications regarding a lawsuit filed by the Beastie Boys over the energy beverage giant's use of the recording artists' music in a promotional video.
PR Seminar, which says it is "not about the practice of communications" (and we agree), holds its annual $1 million off-the-record meeting June 1-4. Ex-CIA head and Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta has been added to program.
Hunter PR and client McNeil Consumer Healthcare took home top honors at PRSA-New York's annual Big Apple Awards on May 22, winning "best of the best" for a campaign in support of over-the-counter allergy drug Zyrtec.
There’s a growing PR counter-attack on French professor Thomas Piketty’s “Capital in the Twenty-First Century,” which says the chasm between the one-percent and the rest of all is approaching the “glory days” of the French autocracy before the country’s Revolution.
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