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Last Updated: Fri., Sep. 18, 2020 @ 10:15 am

The Future of PR After COVID-19

Fri., Sep. 18, 2020

By Cole McKeon

Cole McKeonThose who embraced innovation prior to 2020 hit the ground running during the pandemic. For those who didn't, it's time to hurry up and catch up before the train of progress gets too far ahead.

MWWPR Works SportBLX Lanch

Fri., Sep. 18, 2020

By Steve Barnes

SportBLXMWWPR has been retained by SportBLX to lead communications for the launch of a platform that allows fans and investors to own shares of unique assets in sports.

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Partnering with a Trusted, Smaller Agency

By Greg Zilberfarb

Greg ZilberfarbSince TSN Communications’ inception over 20 years ago, our employees have always worked remotely. So, while others are trying to figure out the nuances of this new normal, it's been business as usual for us.

COVID-19 Pandemic Hits Health Insurance

Thu., Sep. 17, 2020

By Steve Barnes

FinnHealth insurance coverage is taking a hit due to COVID-19, and the loss of coverage is coming down hardest on Black Americans and young people, according to a new survey from Finn Partners.

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Fox News, Trump: Partners in Collusion

Thu., Sep. 17, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

HoaxIf you want to explore the collusion between Fox News and president Trump, pick up Brian Stelter's new book, "Hoax: Donald Trump, Fox News and the Dangerous Distortion of Truth."

Cision Names Clark CEO

Thu., Sep. 17, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Abel ClarkCision has appointed Abel Clark chief executive officer, effective immediately. He takes over from Platinum Equity managing director Brandon Crawley,

News of Firms: Furia Rubel Creates Anti-Racism Center

Thu., Sep. 17, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Gina RubelFuria Rubel Communications creates Diversity, Inclusion, Equity & Anti-Racism Resource Center... Jeff Winton Associates partners with UK-based marketing communications firm Onyx Health... North America Women in PR launches Public Relations Academy.

Accounts in Transit: Motion to Handle Prevent Child Abuse '21 National Campaign

Thu., Sep. 17, 2020

By Steve Barnes

MowerMotion selected by Prevent Child Abuse America to spearhead its 2021 national campaign and brand messaging development... Uproar PR scoops up Smashing Grapes restaurant, and Ike’s Love & Sandwiches shop... Brandstyle Communications lands Marfa Stance, British women's ready-to-wear company and Kostumed, a website that sells costumes for dogs, cats and adults.

Caputo Takes Leave of Absence from HHS

Wed., Sep. 16, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Michael CaputoMichael Caputo is taking a leave of absence from his top spokesperson job at the Dept. of Health and Human Services. (1 reader comment)

COVID-19 Response Batters US Image Overseas

Wed., Sep. 16, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

COVIDThe Trump administration’s mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic has battered America’s image overseas, according to the Pew Research Center.

PR's Top Pros Talk: Lin-Hua Wu

Wed., Sep. 16, 2020

By Steve Barnes

O'Dwyer's/DS Simon Video Interview Series: Lin-Hua Wu, Chief Communications Officer, Dropbox
Dropbox chief communications officer Lin-Hua Wu talks with D S Simon Media CEO Doug Simon about the lessons she and her company have learned as Dropbox transitioned from a mainly consumer-facing company to also become a major business tool in the latest “PR’s Top Pros Talk” video.

Lake Park, FL Looking for Marketing Firm

Wed., Sep. 16, 2020

By Jon Gingerich

Lake ParkThe Palm Beach County town of Lake Park, Florida is accepting proposals from firms that can provide marketing services in an effort to combat the perception that the Town is unsafe.

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Trump Gives Scientific American No Choice

Wed., Sep. 16, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Donald Trump forces the hand of the editors at Scientific American as it makes its first presidential endorsement in 175 years.

Fox News Slices Almost 3% of Workers

Wed., Sep. 16, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Fox NewsFox News is restructuring its business operations, a move that will trim almost three percent of its workforce.

Business Loss Changes from the CARES Act

Wed., Sep. 16, 2020

By Richard Goldstein

Richard GoldsteinSeveral recent changes to the tax code in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including major amendments to excess business loss limits, may impact public relations agencies.

Brockman Exits WarnerMedia Entertainment

Wed., Sep. 16, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Kevin BrockmanKevin Brockman, who joined WarnerMedia Entertainment as VP global communications in May 2019, is exiting at the end of the year.

Media Maneuvers: Cable TV Pioneer Charles Dolan Steps Down

Wed., Sep. 16, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Charles DolanCable TV pioneer Charles Dolan, 93, is stepping down as executive chairman of AMC Networks... Red Ventures makes move on CNET Media Group... Aya Kanai, editor-in-chief at Maire Claire takes chief of content post at Pinterist.