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Voters Reject New Library in Hampton Bays, N.Y.

Mon, Oct. 31, 2016

By Jack O'Dwyer

Hampton Bays Public LibraryHampton Bays, N.Y., voters on June 14 rejected a $15.8 million new library, shocking officials who had made 30 presentations for it. Libraries, like newspapers, have been upstaged by the web.

Obama Admin Alum Goes to GSG

Wed, Oct. 26, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Marissa PadillaMarissa Padilla has joined public affairs shop Global Strategy Group in the role of vice president.

World Bank's Heimbach to PMJ in DC

Tue, Oct. 18, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Jay HeimbachJay Heimbach, an external and corporate relations special representative to the World Bank, has moved to Washington-based lobbying shop Peck Madigan Jones.

Presidential Debate Sank to Gutter; New Rules Needed

Tue, Oct. 11, 2016

By Jack O'Dwyer

Washington University Presidential Debate 2016The Clinton/Trump debate hit new lows of personal remarks last night with moderator Anderson Cooper of CNN immediately bringing up Trump’s vulgar comments about women that he made 11 years ago.

Report Details Bell Pottingerís Iraq Propaganda Operations

Mon, Oct. 3, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Bell PottingerA bombshell report issued by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism details Bell Pottinger's years-long work in Iraq to create fake news content and propaganda videos for the Pentagon. (1 reader comment)

Bradsher Diagnoses Communications for Psychiatrists

Wed, Sep. 28, 2016

By Editorial Staff

tanya bradsherVeteran military and government communicator moves to the American Psychiatric Association as chief of communications for the Arlington, Va.-based trade group. (1 reader comment)

Boxt Shifts from Glover Park to PSB

Thu, Sep. 22, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Jason BoxtJason Boxt, who led Glover Park Group's research and analytics work as a managing director, has shifted to Penn Schoen Berland. (1 reader comment)

Casino Industry Bolsters Public Affairs Amid Sports Push

Fri, Sep. 16, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Erik BalsbaughErik Balsbaugh, principal for Dewey Square Group, has rolled to the American Gaming Association as VP of public affairs for the Washington-based trade group for the $240B casino sector.

Ex-CTIA Communications Chief to Lead Women's Group IWF

Thu, Sep. 15, 2016

By Editorial Staff

o'keefeStephanie Mathews O'Keefe, who stepped down in February as chief communications officer of wireless industry trade group CTIA, has been named CEO of the International Women's Forum, the women's networking group.

Obama PR Aide Racusen to Snapchat

Fri, Sep. 9, 2016

By Editorial Staff

rachel racusenObama White House communications hand Rachel Racusen is returning to the private sector as director of communications for Snapchat.

Keane Takes Public Affairs Role for US Catholic Bishops

Fri, Sep. 9, 2016

By Editorial Staff

judy keaneJudy Keane, who directed media relations and strategic communications for Arizona State University, is moving to the US Conference of Catholic Bishops as director its office of public affairs.

It's Time to Show Some Respect for Our Flag

Mon, Aug. 22, 2016

By Bill Huey

bill hueyIt is high time for the institutions and organizations of this country to take a refresher course in the care, handling and display of the United States flag.

Lobbying, PR of Trump Chair in Focus

Fri, Aug. 19, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Paul ManafortThe Associated Press has led in-depth coverage of the lobbying and PR activity of Donald Trump's campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who advocated for pro-Russian interests in the Ukraine without registering in the US as a foreign agent. Manafort resigned today.