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PR Pro Hopson Returns to Political Arena

Wed, May 13, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Andy HopsonAndy Hopson, a veteran of Ogilvy, Publicis, Burson-Marsteller, Ruder Finn, has signed on as director of communications for Republican Gavin Rollins, who is running to succeed the retiring Congressman Ted Yoho in Florida.

Americans Think Fake News Targets Their Beliefs

Thu, Feb. 13, 2020

By Jon Gingerich

Fake NewsA Pew Research Center report found one issue on which Democrats and Republicans seem to agree: both sides believe fake news is biased against their political party more than the other. (3 reader comments)

Spicer Dances to NYC Congressional Race

Wed, Sep. 11, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Sean SpicerOusted White House press secretary Sean Spicer is helping a Republican candidate in her bid to unseat Staten Island/south Brooklyn Congressman, Max Rose.

Grisham Named WH Press Secretary

Tue, Jun. 25, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Stephanie GrishamStephanie Grisham, who has been on Team Trump since 2015, most recently as Melania Trump's communications director, will be taking over the role of press secretary at the White House from Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

Schmidt Stays on Team Schultz

Thu, Jun. 13, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Steve SchmidtSteve Schmidt, former Edelman vice chairman and campaign strategist for John McCain’s presidential run, will continue to advise former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, who has suspended his long-shot run for the White House. (2 reader comments)

Guidelines Push Transparency for Political Ads

Tue, Jun. 4, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Political adThe Digital Advertising Alliance says it will begin enforcing its new transparency guidelines for political advertisers, including use of the “Political Ad” icon, on Nov. 1.

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange to Serve 50-Week Jail Term

Wed, May 1, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Julian AssangeA UK court has sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to nearly a year in jail for jumping bail in his battle to avoid extradition following charges of leaking sensitive information.

Wildfire’s Prosser Catches on at Berlin Rosen

Wed, Apr. 3, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Erica ProsserBerlin Rosen has named Erica Prosser, who was VP at political campaign firm Wildfire Contact, senior VP in its Los Angeles campaign and creative service practice.