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David Finn: An Icon Who Made PR an Art Form

October 19th, 2021 by

The PR world lost an icon when David Finn passed, aged 100. Finn made it more difficult to discern if PR is more art than science.

PRNEWS Announces 2022 Agency Elite Top 100

August 17th, 2021 by

The list is designed to demonstrate the wide range of industry specializations and core capabilities that public relation encompasses. This year’s list highlights firms of all sizes, of all ages (our oldest agency having been founded in 1946; our youngest in 2020), in all regions of the country.

PR Urged to Monitor Foreign Agents Registration Act

September 1st, 2020 by

Many PR firms, media companies and advertising agencies have noticed the Department of Justice (DOJ) increasingly is targeting these sectors for enforcement under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA). A trio of attorneys tells communicators what they need to know about this statute.

PRNEWS Announces Inaugural Agency Elite Top 100

August 16th, 2020 by

Agencies on the list represent a wide range of both industry specializations and core capabilities. They specialize in crisis communication, media relations, reputation management and public affairs to digital communications, social media, content creation and everything in between.

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Exclusive: Page Society Chair Wheeless Joins APCO Worldwide

August 14th, 2020 by

PRNEWS has learned exclusively that APCO Worldwide will announce Monday that Arthur W. Page Society chair Charlene Wheeless will join its International Advisory Council as a senior counselor. The veteran communicator most recently was principal VP of global corporate affairs for Bechtel Corporation.

Accentuate the Positive: Coke, McDonald’s and Determined PR Pros

July 30th, 2020 by

For many, it’s difficult living through an economic downturn. No doubt, times are hard, but there are signs that despite the chaos, some communication and marketing executives continue to look ahead with a positive attitude. We bring you several examples of PR and media pros who are confounding the naysayers and establishing new businesses in the midst of the pandemic and its economic morass.

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Weber Shandwick Releases and Owns Its Dismal Diversity Data

July 19th, 2020 by

Weber Shandwick did a very good thing last week. It released diversity data for its senior levels. The data were dismal and the agency said as much. It also made the correct point that benchmarks are needed before you can make improvements. Though the agency needs to offer detail about how it will improve, Weber has taken a bold first step.

Lessons Earned: How I Stopped Being Busy…Some of the Time

July 16th, 2020 by

Here’s a column that you should make time to read. What? You’re too busy? Seriously, PR pro Jamie McLaughlin had the same problem. That’s before he resolved to become less busy. His story offers hope to harried PR pros everywhere. And smile. This is a very quick read.

Winners Announced for Top Places to Work in PR

July 12th, 2020 by

PRNEWS surveyed an outstanding group of entries for this year’s Top Places to Work in PR. Here are the honorees.

Storytelling Gold and Your Company’s Pandemic History

July 8th, 2020 by

We’re living in difficult times. Yet, the events of 2020, for good or ill, are shaping up to be storytelling gold. It’s a time for brand storytellers to gather and capture real-time history and to think more broadly about how these stories can be used.