The Week in PR

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The Week in PR

January 16th, 2018 by

Our weekly roundup of news, trends and personnel moves in the world of communications, marketing and PR. This week we have stories about President Trump’s awards for the awful media, and journalism’s response, France’s attempt to legislate away fake news, Facebook’s algorithm changes and Univision’s Jennifer Ball has a new job.

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The Week in PR

January 9th, 2018 by

Our weekly roundup of news, trends and personnel moves in communications and marketing. This week’s stories include Weight Watchers and D.J. Khaled, President Trump’s nuclear button tweet, Logan Paul’s departure from YouTube and the passing of Louis Williams Jr.

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The Week in PR

December 19th, 2017 by

Our weekly roundup of news, trends and personnel moves in PR and marketing. This week’s stories include an unsavory dish cooked by Chef Mario Batali, Tavis Smiley says he wasn’t involved in unsavory activities and will PR pros need to pay for the privilege of pitching?

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The Week in PR

December 5th, 2017 by

Our weekly roundup of news, trends and personnel moves in communications and PR. This week’s stories include why the #metoo incidents are likely to continue, a promotion at Ketchum for Barri Rafferty and growth at Sprout Social.

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This Week In PR

November 21st, 2017 by

Our weekly roundup of trends, news and personnel moves in communications and marketing. This week’s stories include analysis of Charlie Rose’s #metoo statement, growth at Weber Shandwick and Ruder Finn and Harlan Teller comes to APCO Worldwide.

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The Week in PR

November 14th, 2017 by

A weekly roundup of trends, news and personnel moves in communications and marketing. This week’s stories include the downfall of Louis C.K., the hubbub over Judge Roy Moore and brands pulling advertising off the Hannity show on Fox News Channel and another scare for Chiptole.

John Schnatter, CEO, Papa John’s

The Week in PR

November 7th, 2017 by

Our weekly roundup of news, trends and personnel moves in PR and communications. This week’s stories include Papa John’s deflection onto the NFL; a judge tells Wells Fargo’s board and senior executives they should have known; and IBM’s Jon Iwata is getting set to retire.

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The Week In PR

October 31st, 2017 by

Our weekly roundup of news, trends and personnel moves in communications and marketing. This week’s edition features stories about Kevin Spacey’s poorly crafted apology and Mark Halperin’s fairly good one. We also look at offensive art on a cereal box and a big personnel move on the agency side in Washington, D.C.

Melissa Wisehart, Director, Biddable Media, 22Squared

The Week in PR

October 24th, 2017 by

Our weekly look at news, trends and personnel moves in PR, marketing and communications. This week we ponder whether it’s good to let a crisis linger. Facebook has a new place for publishers’ posts during a test in 6 countries. And PR News friend Melissa Wisehart has a new job in Atlanta.

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The Week in PR

October 17th, 2017 by

Our weekly roundup of trends, news and personnel moves in communications and marketing. This week we feature stories about the Harvey Weinstein affair, a report about information overload coming from marketers and a shadow board coming to the PR Council.