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Mysteries of Facebook Timeline for Brands Soon to Be Revealed

Facebook’s upcoming launch of Timeline for brands is a hot topic among communications pros, whose questions are on the verge of finally being answered. | MORE »

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A Conceptual PR Stunt From Sacha Baron Cohen

To build awareness of his new movie, the writer and actor has pulled off a successful Oscars-related PR stunt that, so far, exists in the imagination only. | MORE »

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Pinterest Excitement Tempered by Copyright Concerns

While Pinsanity is on the ascendant for communicators and brands, the ability of users to copy and post content from other sites has some crying foul. | MORE »

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Will a New CEO Help Johnson & Johnson Regain Its Mojo?

With its reputation at risk thanks to a bevy of recalls over the last three years, the healthcare giant makes a CEO change. | MORE »

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Former Times Chief’s New Gig Further Blurs Media/PR Divide

Former New York Times Company CEO Janet Robinson has joined Fleishman-Hillard’s international advisory board, bringing the converging worlds of media and PR that much closer. | MORE »

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Dow Digs In Its Heels as an Olympics Sponsor

One of the major sponsors of the upcoming Olympics, Dow Chemical rejects a link being made to a 1984 environmental tragedy in Bhopal, India, caused by a company it acquired in 2001. | MORE »

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Quick Study: CR Reporting Rises Among Top 100 U.S. Companies; Optimizing Content for Sharing Pays Off in Traffic

▶ Corporate Citizenship Reporting Takes Off: More U.S. companies are formally reporting their corporate responsibility (CR) activities to stakeholders, finds a KPMG International analysis of CR reporting among the top 100 companies in 34 nations. … | MORE »

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Bloomberg to Occupy Wall Street: Behave, and No Sleepovers

In what some downtown Manhattan residents and workers would say is a move long overdue, at 1 a.m. on Nov. 15 New York City police officers rousted Occupy Wall Street protesters from Zuccotti Park, making … | MORE »

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PR News Q&A With Heineken USA’s Afdhel Aziz: The Sharability Factor of Facebook Contests

One of the main attractions of Facebook for brands is its natural adaptability for contests and promotions of all kinds. A fun, original contest goes to the very essence of Facebook—it is an audience builder … | MORE »

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TCU Takes Different Tack Than PSU After Drug Arrests

The university takes a proactive leadership role in the reporting of, and reaction to, the news that some of its students were arrested during an undercover police drug sting. | MORE »

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