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Last Updated: Tue., Feb. 7, 2023 @ 12:33 pm

UK Embassy Calls In Anti-Corruption Law Pro

Tue., Feb. 7, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

The British embassy has hired a Harvard Law anti-corruption law expert for a report on the “Enablers Act,” the toughest bill to fight money laundering passed in 20 years.

On the Move: 360PR+ Hires Armit as HR Chief

Tue., Feb. 7, 2023

By Steve Barnes

Kara Armit360PR+ hires Kara Armit VP, human resources... Alloy names Jenni McDonough as chief people officer... The CW Network has named former CMO of WarnerMedia Entertainment Chris Spadaccini as its CMO.

O'Dwyer's 2023 Special Issue on Crisis Comms.

Now Streaming: Crisis in the Documentary Era

By Liz Janisse, Rachel Rosenblatt

Liz and RachelWhat to do when your organization becomes the subject of a high-profile documentary.

More articles from Jan. special issue:

Welcome Back to an Even-More Unpredictable World -- Andrew Frank, Pres. Karv Communications

The Best Companies Anticipate Crisies and Drill to Prepare -- Robert Durand, Jonathan Taylor, Crosswind Media & PR

Twitter's Lessons for Crisis Communications -- Alex Stanton, CEO, Stanton

January Issue on Crisis CommunicationsWhen an Employee Threatens Your Company's Reputation -- David Ball, Pres. & Founder, Ball Consulting Group

When Crisis Threatens an Influencer-Deal Partnerhsip -- Eric Yaverbaum, CEO, Ericho Comms.

New Year, New World, New Rules? -- Jessica Berk Ross, Mng. Partner, FINN Partners

Adding Self-Awareness, Compassion to the Crisis Toolkit -- Anne Green, Principal & Mng. Dir., G&S Business Comms.

Reputation Management for Doctors -- Alaina Chiappone, Publicist, Otter PR

It's a Rollup World -- by Art Stevens, Mng. Partner, The Stevens Group

Knox Lane Invests in Spectrum Science

Tue., Feb. 7, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

SpectrumKnox Lane has made a strategic investment in Spectrum Science, which ranks No. 4 on O’Dwyer’s roster of healthcare firms with fee income of $48.9M in 2021.

Kekst CNC Works Public Storage's Takeover Bid

Tue., Feb. 7, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

Public StorageKekst CNC handles Public Storage, the nation’s biggest self-storage operator, as it launches a hostile $11B all-stock bid for its smaller competitor Life Storage.

'Gateway to Vancouver Island' Wants PR

Mon., Feb. 6, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

NanaimoNanaimo Airport, the “Gateway to Vancouver Island,” wants to book a firm to create a marketing campaign to increase brand awareness and recognition of its service offerings.


Meet the Rodney Dangerfield of DC

Mon., Feb. 6, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

Joe BidenWhy doesn't Joe Biden get any respect to his massive legislative accomplishments? Age has a lot to do with it... The Wall Street Journal does a good job in following Rupert Murdoch's mandate to trash Trump... Does Walt Disney Co. only cave to Chinese officials, or does it roll over for all authoritarian regimes?

Tax Planning Considerations for 2023 (Part 2)

Mon., Feb. 6, 2023

By Dominic Rovano

Dominic RovanoWith the 2023 tax season upon us, here’s a list of recent major tax changes and updates to help guide you through the tax planning process this year.

On the Move: Revive Names Bevolo CEO

Mon., Feb. 6, 2023

By Steve Barnes

Chris BevoloRevive, part of The Weber Shandwick Collective, names Chris Bevolo CEO... Endeavor, a global sports and entertainment company, appoints Maura McGreevy as CCO... FUSE Create promotes partners Aleena Mazhar and Steve Miller to SVP.

'Don't Make Excuses' in '23

Mon., Feb. 6, 2023

By Ken Jacobs

Trust SignalsIdea Grove CEO Scott Baradell advises agency leaders to avoid an excuse mindset where you blame things like inflation and quiet quitting for business problems and instead focus on what you can control in video interview on the key takeaways from his book, Trust Signals: Brand Building in a Post-Truth World.