Seven Things You Will Learn in This Week’s Issue of PR News

1. Wal-Mart is not alone: there are 81 public companies now under investigation by the SEC, reports Fortune

2. Nearly half of nonprofit communicators are satisfied with their social media success

3. “Alpha females” are more apt to give up sex than their smartphones

4. 34% of PR pros who write Wikipedia posts say their work is fully accepted by the online encyclopedia’s editors

5. More than 13,000 people were drawn to 12 events surrounding the opening of the new Elmhurst Memorial Hospital near Chicago

6. Uncovering potential vulnerabilities before a crisis hits can often prevent disastrous outcomes

7. Local papers like the News-Herald in suburban Cleveland are successfully adapting to new media realities.