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FGH Reps Tenaris as it Settles Bribe Charges

Fri, Jun. 3, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

TenarisFinsbury Glover Hering represents Tenaris, Luxembourg-based steel pipe company, as it agrees to pay $78M to settle SEC allegations that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act via a Brazilian bribery scheme.

Qorvis Reps Ukraine’s Top Oligarch

Mon, May 23, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Rinat AkhmetovQorvis Communications has signed on to represent SCM Consulting, which is a unit of the largest financial and industrial group in Ukraine. SCM's assets include the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol.

Al Jazeera Blames Israel for Death of its Journalist

Wed, May 11, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

ShireenAbuAklehAl Jazeera says Israel is responsible for the murder of its journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, who was killed while covering an IDF raid on a Palestinian refugee camp in the West Bank.

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Global Strategy Group Admits it Goofed

Thu, Apr. 14, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

AmazonGlobal Strategy Group, a Democratic polling firm with union clients, admits it was dumb to represent Amazon as it sought to crush an organizing drive at its JFK8 warehouse on Staten Island.

Mercury Conducts US Outreach for Ukrainian NGO

Thu, Mar. 17, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Jake DilemaniMercury Public Affairs is conducting US outreach for GloBee International about the plight of the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, which has suffered a constant barrage of Russian shelling and missile assaults that has killed at least 500 civilians.

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Sitrick's Becker Moves to FTI Consulting

Tue, Mar. 15, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Tom BeckerTom Becker, head of the New York office of crisis shop Sitrick And Company, has joined FTI Consulting’s strategic communications practice.

Ex-UK PM Brown Taps Dilenschneider Pro for Op-Ed

Thu, Mar. 10, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Gordon BrownPhil Revzin, senior counselor at The Dilenschneider Group, helped former UK prime minister Gordon Brown prepare his March 10 op-ed calling for the US to back European leaders who want Russian president Vladimir Putin to be prosecuted for the slaughter in Ukraine.

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FBI Alleges Russian Promoter is Spy

Wed, Mar. 9, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Elena BransonUS prosecutors have charged the New York-based brains behind the “I Love Russia” promo push with spying for Moscow and dealing directly with president Putin.

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Torossian Resigns as CEO of 5W PR

Sat, Mar. 5, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Ronn TorossianRonn Torossian has resigned as CEO of 5W Public Relations after various reports that he secretly owned a news site and used it to hammer competitive firms.

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WPP Exits Russia

Fri, Mar. 4, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

WPPWPP announced today that it is discontinuing operations in Russia due to Vladimir Putin’s decision to invade Ukraine, which has created a humanitarian crisis in Europe.

CNN's Gollust Resigns CMO Post

Wed, Feb. 16, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Allison GollustAllison Gollust, CNN's chief marketing officer, steps down from her post amid the turmoil at the WarnerMedia unit.

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BoJo's Communications Chief Quits

Fri, Feb. 4, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Jack DoyleJack Doyle, communications director for embattled British prime minister Boris Johnson, has resigned amid the partygate scandal.

CNN Chief Zucker Resigns

Wed, Feb. 2, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Jeff ZuckerJeff Zucker, CNN Worldwide president, resigns for failing to report a "consensual relationship" with CMO Allison Gollust.

Change for the Better

Fri, Jan. 28, 2022

By Andrew Frank

Andrew FrankHow the COVID-19 crisis forced one agency to adapt and become more creative at what it does.

When a Product Recall Becomes a Crisis

Thu, Jan. 27, 2022

By Bob Josephson, Alexa Miller

Alexa Miller and Bob JosephsonHow leveraging the right communications strategy while managing a product recall can mitigate reputational damage and protect business operations.

Damage Continues After PG&E PR Crisis

Wed, Jan. 26, 2022

By Ronn Torossian

Ronn TorossianThe five-year felony probation period placed on Pacific Gas and Electric Company after it was found criminally liable for a 2010 pipeline explosion that killed eight did not help rehabilitate the company, according to a U.S. District Court judge.

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Creating a Resilient Culture

Mon, Jan. 24, 2022

By Katherine Bosley, Angela Hoague, Kylie Munnelly

Katherine Bosley, Angela Hoague and Kylie MunnellyWhy resilience remains the quality that enables an organization’s leaders to most effectively respond in challenging times.