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Last Updated: Thu., Apr. 18, 2019 @ 5:22 pm

Zimbabwe Bolsters Trump Connections

Thu., Apr. 18, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Barry BennettZimbabwe hires a second Trump-connected firm, Avenue Global Strategies, to a $1.1M one-year contract to foster better relations with the US.

Commentary

AG Barr Gives PR Bad Name

Thu., Apr. 18, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

BarrSince the March 24 release of a four-page summary of special counsel Robert Mueller's report, attorney general Bill Barr has served as president Trump’s crisis manager. And not a very good one.

Fox Veteran Crowley to Take Treasury Post

Thu., Apr. 18, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Monica CrowleyFox commentator Monica Crowley is expected to become Treasury Secretary spokesperson following the exit of Tony Sayegh, a Fox News alum, next month.

Community Development Nonprofit Needs PR Support

Wed., Apr. 17, 2019

By Jon Gingerich

IslesIsles, Inc., a NJ-based urban green development nonprofit, is seeking PR and marketing services for a statewide campaign intended to inform the public regarding the dangers of lead.

Glover Park Picks Up Keurig

Wed., Apr. 17, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Green MountainGlover Park Group picks up Keurig Green Mountain for recycling issues. Company has been long under fire for the waste generated by its single use K-Cup pods.

Commentary

James Murdoch Should Buy the Daily News

Wed., Apr. 17, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

James MurdochJames Murdoch, who lost the race to brother, Lachlan, to succeed dad, Rupert, as head of the Fox News family business, may have the last laugh. He should buy New York's "Hometown Paper."

Omnicom's Q1 Revenues Slide 4.4%

Tue., Apr. 16, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

OmincomOmnicom today reported a 4.4 percent slide in first-quarter revenues to $3.5B, slippage that CEO John Wren blames on negative foreign currency rate comparison and divestitures. The PR group drops 3.5 percent to $334M.

OMC's Shareholders Want to Unseat Chairman Wren

Tue., Apr. 16, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

John WrenOmnicom shareholders want to junk the 2018 decision of the board to give the chairman title to John Wren, CEO since 1997, following the retirement of 90-year-old executive chairman Bruce Crawford from the board at last year's annual meeting.

Commentary

Bernie Outfoxes DNC

Tue., Apr. 16, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Bernie SandersBernie Sanders appeared on a Fox News town hall last night, much to the chagrin of Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez. More Democrats should follow his path to Fox, which doesn't always bite.

Goldman Sachs' Wells Goes to Prosek

Tue., Apr. 16, 2019

By Steve Barnes

David WellsProsek Partners has recruited David Wells, who was chief marketing and communications officer in Goldman Sachs' consumer and investment management division, as partner.