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The Bully Pulpit Isn’t for Bullies

Fri., Sep. 23, 2016

By Joe Honick

Joe HonickAmerica presents a platform every four years for worthy political opponents to debate and articulate their plans for the nation’s future. It’s not, as the name suggests, intended to be a forum for bullies.

Election PR Opportunity: Show Who Benefits!

Fri., Sep. 23, 2016

By Ronald N. Levy

Ronald N. LevyTrump and Clinton must argue not that what they want is more fair, but that it will give the public more benefits. (2 reader comments)

Daily News Provides Video of “Branding” Panel

Fri., Sep. 23, 2016

By Jack O'Dwyer

Daily News Innovation LabThe Daily News has provided a video of the 57-minute program Sept. 21 that considered new levels of cooperation between the business and editorial sides of media. Attendance was 150+.

Japan’s Vector Grabs Hawaii PR Firm PacRim

Fri., Sep. 23, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Dave ErdmanJapanese PR operation Vector Group has acquired Hawaii’s PacRim Marketing Group to create a $90M Asia-Pacific network with around 500 staffers.

Reporters Help Companies Create Ads—Panel

Thu., Sep. 22, 2016

By Jane Landers

Daily News Panel on branded contentA spirit of cooperation with the community and advertisers is currently required of reporters, a New York Daily News panel was told last night. Attendance was 150+. (1 reader comment)

Boxt Shifts from Glover Park to PSB

Thu., Sep. 22, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Jason BoxtJason Boxt, who led Glover Park Group's research and analytics work as a managing director, has shifted to Penn Schoen Berland. (1 reader comment)

Event Shops Merge in DC, LA

Thu., Sep. 22, 2016

By Editorial Staff

poncher, wayneWashington and Los Angeles-based event producers CWA and Roundboxx are merging to form a powerhouse shop to produce political, sports and corporate events.

How Hillary Wins the Debates

Thu., Sep. 22, 2016

By Fraser Seitel

Fraser P. Seitel What Hillary Clinton must do to win the upcoming Presidential debates with Donald Trump. (2 reader comments)

O'Malley Hansen Acquires Alpaytac

Wed., Sep. 21, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

O'Malley Hansen CommunicationsO'Malley Hansen Communications has acquired Chicago-based brand and social media agency Alpaytac Public Relations.

Finn Partners, Stagwell Launch Joint Venture

Wed., Sep. 21, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Finn PartnersStagwell Group has made a preferred stock investment in Finn Partners. The two agencies will now launch a new jointly-owned PR agency titled Wye Communications

Hotwire Expands Latin America Partnership

Wed., Sep. 21, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Vianews & HotwireTech specialist Hotwire PR, in an ongoing bid to counter large global agencies, has aligned with Latin American PR operation VIANEWS of Brazil in an exclusive partnership that builds on less formal ties between the firms over the past five years.

Cision Bulks Up C-Suite Team

Wed., Sep. 21, 2016

By Editorial Staff

cisionCision has added two top executives in the chief strategy officer and chief information officer roles.

Cable TV: Not on Top of the News

Wed., Sep. 21, 2016

By Arthur Solomon

arthur solomonYou don’t have to be an experienced journalist to know that cable TV breaks few news stories.

The Impossible Standard of Vetting in a Post 9/11 Era

Tue., Sep. 20, 2016

By Eric Lebson

Eric LebsonCompanies that perform pre-employment vetting services are being held to the impossible standard of effectively singling out anyone who is potentially imbalanced or harbors ill intent.