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Omarosa Holds High (or Low) Ground vs. Trump

Thu, Aug. 16, 2018

By Kevin Foley

Kevin FoleyOmarosa Manigault Newman holds the high (or low) ground in her PR battle with the president  Trump--as long as she has her secret tapes. (1 reader comment)

Browns Already Apologizing On National Stage

Mon, Aug. 13, 2018

By Ronn Torossian

Ronn TorossianJust as the Cleveland Browns had begun working on turning its reputation around, wide receiver Antonio Callaway was busted with marijuana possession. (1 reader comment)

Telling It Like It Is

Fri, Aug. 10, 2018

By Rene Henry

Rene HenryI've known Jack O'Dwyer right from the beginning. No one has written about the PR profession as he has. Jack always told it like it is whether it was what the people he was writing about wanted to hear or not.

The More Things Change....

Thu, Aug. 9, 2018

By Jim Weiss

Jim WeissIt seems like yesterday that I was reading O’Dwyer’s every week while attending Syracuse University learning about the industry and its people.

Trump May Get Journalists Killed

Mon, Aug. 6, 2018

By Kevin Foley

Kevin FoleyIt's not difficult to imagine that a person whipped into a frenzy at one of Donald Trump's rallies, where he bashes "horrible and disgusting" journalists,  would take the next step.

IHOP Defends PR Stunt with Strong Numbers

Mon, Aug. 6, 2018

By Ronn Torossian

Ronn TorossianWhen it was revealed that IHOP would be changing its name, iconic logo and menu, consumers and critics were unmerciful. Turns out the joke was on them. (1 reader comment)

Trump Now Owns GOP

Sat, Aug. 4, 2018

By Joe Honick

Joe HonickThe Grand Old Party of Lincoln, Reagan and Goldwater is now under single ownership: Donald Trump.

Ivanka Shines While Sarah Whiffs on Press is Not Enemy

Thu, Aug. 2, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Ivanka TrumpFirst Daughter Ivanka Trump said today that she doesn’t view journalists as “the enemy of the people." White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders may not agree. (1 reader comment)

Ireland to Observe the US Vote

Wed, Aug. 1, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Joe McHughAs Facebook announces that it uncovered a political influence campaign, presumably tied to Russia, to interfere in the crucial mid-term election, Ireland plans to do its best to make sure the US vote is on the up and up. (1 reader comment)

Congrats on Your 50th

Tue, Jul. 31, 2018

By David Grant

David GrantIt’s obviously a mistake. It can’t be 50 years ago that Jack started his newsletter because if that were so, I’d have to be over 35.

Committed to Journalism and Holding PR Accountable

Mon, Jul. 30, 2018

By Richard Edelman

Richard EdelmanFor more than 50 years, Jack O’Dwyer has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to the profession of journalism and to holding everyone connected to the PR industry accountable for their actions. (1 reader comment)

Product Placement that Scored PR Wins

Mon, Jul. 30, 2018

By Ronn Torossian

Ronn TorossianProduct placement has been around almost as long as movies, but several instances of product placement on the screen have stood the test of time.

Jack O’Dwyer, an American Original

Wed, Jul. 25, 2018

By Robert Dilenschneider

Robert L. DilenschneiderHe was there when the public relations industry started. He tracked every important development. He called out the bad guys and exposed the charlatans for who they were, and he praised and supported the good guys.

Chronicler of the PR industry

Tue, Jul. 24, 2018

By Ken Makovsky

Ken MakovskyJack O’Dwyer has been a pioneer and a centrifugal force in reporting on the PR industry’s growth over the decades.