PR and media links from around the web:

FoodBev Stolichnaya speaks out on growing Russian vodka boycott (NYC Prowler)

Crisis Reinventing Detroit, one story at a time (Interbrand)

Crisis Anthony Weiner's sexting partner hired Tanning Mom's PR firm (NY Post)

Sports Golf, science, Mickelson and natural PR (Boardroom)

Tech Google's new Zagat is more limited, but it's a free (AllThingsD)

Leadership 30 outdated practices holding your company back (Forbes)

TV Pay TV execs hope to hang on by letting customers watch shows on portable devices (Economist)

Publicis-Omnicom Merger:

Edelman: My thoughts on the merger

McCauley: Don't Count Levy Out

Publicis, OMC CEOs downplay conflict concerns (WSJ)

IPG's Roth: Bigger doesn't make for better creative (Ad Age)

There's no such thing as a merger of equals (S. Cody)

Merger may raise anti-trust concerns (Adweek)

Still too many people, not enough robots (Bloomberg)

Deal sees Levy oust adland king Sorrell (Bloomberg)

Deal could benefit rivals, spur others (LA Times)

Has the merger created a marketing monster? (Guardian)

Ad giants likely to find 'merger of equals' a tough balancing act (WSJ)

Publicis investor presentation (PDF)