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Last Updated: Wed., Oct. 5, 2022 @ 5:45 pm

Brunswick Group Applies PR Polish to GEM

Wed., Oct. 5, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

EgyptBrunswick Group is providing “foundational communications” for the Grand Egyptian Museum, which is expected to open by November.

O'Dwyer's Oct. '22 Healthcare & Medical PR Magazine

Navigating Healthcare's Next Frontier

By Dan Martin

Dan MartinMarketers’ opportunity for more personalized storytelling with the evolution of Web3 and the rise of the metaverse.

O'Dwyer's Oct. Healthcare & Medical PR MagazineMore articles from Oct. healthcare & medical PR magazine:

Where the CDC Went Wrong -- Dr. David Lenihan, CEO/Co-Founder of Tiber Health and the President of Ponce Health Sciences University

Facebook Plays Role in U.S. Mental Health Decline -- Jon Gingerich, O'Dwyer's sr. editor

Commentary

Meet Gen D or Generation Divided

Wed., Oct. 5, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

FleishmanGen D joins Gen X, Y and Z to highlight the cultural divisions that have polarized America and made life tougher for brands... Donald Trump's defamation suit against CNN isn't worth the paper that is written on but its a great fundraising tool... SEC chair Gary Gensler should consider PR if his current gig doesn't pan out. The rollout of Kim Kardashian's crypto fine was masterful PR.

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On the Move: Elevate Hires Cantwell Aide

Wed., Oct. 5, 2022

By Steve Barnes

David MartenElevate Government Affairs hires David Marten, who was most recently legislative director for Senate Commerce Chair Maria Cantwell (D-WA)... Haynes and Boone, an international corporate law firm, hires Jackie Sarlo as chief marketing officer... Amplitude, a digital analytics platform, names former Dropbox CMO Tifenn Dano Kwan its top marketer.

Max Planck Neuroscience Institute Seeks PR

Tue., Oct. 4, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

MPFIThe Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience wants bids from PR firms about how it can generate greater awareness of its mission and achievements.

FTC Taps Carnegie Center's Farrar for PA Post

Tue., Oct. 4, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Douglas FarrarDouglas Farrar, who was VP-communications and strategy at the Carnegie Center for International Peace, has joined the Federal Trade Commission as PA director.

Commentary

Truss' Crackerjack PR Team Let Her Down

Tue., Oct. 4, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Liz TrussThe UK press had hailed Liz Truss' PR team as second to none. What happened? Couldn't it persuade UK's new PM not to unveil the reckless economic plan that may trigger her very-soon undoing... Truss had promised to 'hit the ground' from day one. She got that right... Joe Biden restores dignity to office of the president as he pledges to stand with Puerto Rico.

Where the CDC Went Wrong

Tue., Oct. 4, 2022

By Dr. David Lenihan

David LenihanSimple rules of crisis communications that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ignored, overlooked or didn’t understand.

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Accounts in Transit: Moleaer Picks Padilla

Tue., Oct. 4, 2022

By Steve Barnes

MoleaerPadilla is picked for a digital marketing program for Moleaer... CIIC PR is selected to lead the communications strategy for The Muse New York as the former Kimpton property transitions back to its independent roots... Hill+Knowlton Strategies handles PR for Glanbia Performance Nutrition.

Joele Frank Handles Aztec’s iGrad Deal

Tue., Oct. 4, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

AztecJoele Frank is working with Aztec Software, provider of adult education/career readiness programs, as it acquires San Diego-based iGrad financial literacy platform.

News of Firms: Interpublic Acquires RafterOne

Tue., Oct. 4, 2022

By Steve Barnes

RafterOneInterpublic Group acquires RafterOne, which provides multi-cloud commerce solutions on the Salesforce platform... The Next Practices Group adds Matchfire to its network of firms... DiversityComm, whose publications include The Black EOE Journal, HISPANIC Network Magazine and DIVERSEability Magazine, has launched the DCINewswire, a pay-to-post press release distribution platform... Dynamic Marketing Systems is changing its name to Truelio.

Public Policy Holding Acquires KP Public Affairs

Mon., Oct. 3, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

KPPublic Policy Holding Company, owner of Seven Letter, Crossroads Strategies, Alpine Partners, O'Neill & Associates and Forbes Tate PA shops, is acquiring KP Public Affairs in Sacramento for a maximum $35M. (Updated)