The Humanitarian Leadership Academy is seeking proposals from interested organizations to undertake market research on the supply and demand of learning products & services for humanitarian workers in the Philippines. The Academy’s mission is to enable people around the world to prepare for and respond to crises in their own countries.
Canada Spends $27 Million For External PR Contracts From November 2015 to the end of September 2016, the Canadian government spent approximately $27 million on external communications and PR consultants. Some of the contracts ended up costing several hundred thousand dollars, with the largest awarded to Casacom for a four-year contract at nearly $600K. But […]
Journalists are supposed to inform, to report facts that are important to public discourse and general information necessary to be an informed member of society. But there are lines. There are guidelines, rules that are sometimes fuzzy and often obscured in this day of social media, where our public and private lives are so easily […]
San Antonio is looking for a PR Agency to tackle a recent health issue in the area. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a more stringent “health-based” air pollution (ozone) standard on October 1, 2015, potentially impacting San Antonio’s air quality attainment status. Air quality is a significant priority for the Alamo Region, as […]
Recently, Twitter has been in the news a lot, talking about plans to block or suspend accounts of people who post objectionable content to the social media network. The main targets of suspensions have been members of the so-called “alt-right” movement, which some people call patriots and others call racists.
Alexandra Lasky of SHADOW to Launch “The Influence” The Influence will open its doors after Thanksgiving and will oversee their first event in Miami Beach at Art Basel. Chad Weinman will partner Lasky in this new agency. Their company managed to get their website name, “TheInfluence.com,” even though it had been taken previously going back […]
Since 2006, Minnestar has been acting as a catalyst for the tech and startup ecosystem in Minnesota. The organizations goal is to promote connections that help the community learn from each other, build their businesses, and start new entrepreneurial ventures. They aim to bridge the gap between software developers, designers, entrepreneurs, investors, and local companies. […]
Branson and Virgin Products Face Backlash with Help from Freud’s Sir Richard Branson and his Virgin Group is pushing to keep Britain in the EU – fighting against Brexit by offering to pay for a campaign to accomplish that goal. But the many of the public in the U.K. are not happy about his plans. […]
Marino becomes AOR for New Rochelle Manhattan PR agency Marino just won the bid to become the city of New Rochelle’s public relations firm. The selection process began in June. Marino was founded by Frank Marino in 1993, but before that he graduated from Iona College in New Rochelle and later served in public affairs […]