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When the worst U.S. financial crisis since the Depression hit, financial communicators at the affected companies immediately went into crisis mode, forced to play reactive strategies as the industry suffered a meltdown.
Some three years later, financial services PR …

Faceless Tactics

May 17th, 2011 by

Assaf Kedem

Every now and then, PR practices seem to descend the low road of common politics: Corporations occasionally endeavor to besmirch their competitors much the same way as political candidates attempt to tarnish their opponents, often through proxies and …

By Neal Cohen And Evan Kraus

Inauguration Day is quickly approaching, but many are still talking about the important lessons learned from the recent presidential election. Among the many historic features

of this event, one is especially relevant to public …

As the economy began to rev up toward the end of 2010, merger and acquisitions forecasts called for increased activity in 2011. In the first quarter of this year, corporate acquirers bought 91 companies for $8.9 billion, compared to 116 acquisitions for $7.4 billion the same …

The best in corporate social responsibility and legal PR was honored March 8 at the PR News CSR Awards/Legal PR Awards luncheon, held at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

Agencies, organizations and communications professionals were honored in 27 …

Winner: Leslie Brunt, Program Director, The Pizza Hut BOOK IT! Program

In 2001, Leslie Brunt took over day-to-day operations for Pizza Hut’s BOOK IT! National Reading Incentive Program, but in the last two years she’s brought the program to …

15 to Watch

November 6th, 2006 by

Name: Tim Fry

Title: Senior Vice President & Microsoft Client Relationship Leader

Company: Weber Shandwick

Age: 34

Tim Fry studied international relations and Japanese in college, “so PR wasn’t the career I had in mind,” he says. He started his career conducting …