Selim Bingol, who rolled out of General Motors earlier this year amid the ongoing recall crisis, has landed at $50B electric power giant Duke Energy, where he will take the chief communications officer slot early next year.
Robert Allbritton, whose family sold TV interests for $985 million to concentrate on journalism (Politico), purchased Capital New York, focusing on politics and media. Subscribers pay $3,000 a year but some content is free.
The Federal Trade Commission ironed out an agreement with advertising agency Deutsch LA concerning charges that employees of the Interpublic unit used their personal Twitter accounts to plug client Sony Computer Entertainment's Playstation Vita product without disclosing their connection to either party.
Bill Cosby is finished. No matter what he does or says from here on in, PR-wise, his professional reputation -- like Lance Armstrong's or Tiger Woods' or Bill Clinton's -- will forever be tarnished by his personal failings.
Russian TV host Anissa Naouai, responded to charges of bias by CNN's Christiane Amanpour by noting Amanpour's husband is former U.S. State Dept. spokesperson James Rubin and accusing Amanpour of following the "line" of the State Dept. 15 years.
New York Times public editor Margaret Sullivan, responding to the "furor" of reader email comments on Israel/Palestine "that has practically burned through the screen," devoted a full page Nov. 23 to answering such critics.
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