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Egyptian Intelligence – Mukhabarat – Hired Weber Shandwick and Cassidy & Associates Paperwork filed with the Department of Justice late in January showed that the General Intelligence Service in Egypt has put both Weber Shandwick and Cassidy & Associates on their PR payroll. The duties include assisting Egypt in building a strategic partnership with the […]

Boeing Announcing Job Cuts

Boeing Announcing Job Cuts

So far, 2017 has been a whirlwind of ups and downs for Boeing. The year began with a much-publicized vote that saw Southern workers vote to turn down the opportunity to unionize. Now, the company has announced plans to layoff about 1,800 workers. The company says these cuts have nothing to do with the anti-union […]

Global Fintech PR Network Launched

Global Fintech PR Network Launched

A new Global Fintech PR Network, Vested, was launched in November with eight fintech PR specialty agencies from five different countries. They have since added another agency to their group. The network started with Norfico, based in Copenhagen, and a dream of putting together a network in support of providing “high-quality PR, communications, and strategic […]

Lessons from the CDC about Crisis Communications

Lessons from the CDC about Crisis Communications

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) deals with a very specific type of problem. So planning for a crisis situation in advance is easier than in some businesses, but putting that aside, most businesses provide a limited number of products or services, so setting up an advance plan for crisis communications is possible … and […]

Reanimate Nonprofit Fundraising with PR

Reanimate Nonprofit Fundraising with PR

In 2017 we’ve been living through a lot of turmoil and public crisis, from the Syrian situation, all the refugees, and fervor over undocumented aliens, to the Presidential election from hell (no matter which side you were on, it was an emotionally bloody seemingly never-ending battle). There’s been rioting and protesting in the streets almost […]

News From Prosek Partners, MWW PR, Ogilvy & Mather & Cone Communications

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Caroline Harris-Gibson Elevated to Partner at Prosek Partners Prosek Partners, one of the leading financial communications PR firms, just shared the news that they have promoted a new partner in Caroline Harris-Gibson. Harris-Gibson oversees some of PP’s largest financial services clients, specializing also in helping brands grow their global and transatlantic presence. She hails from […]

PR Happenings at Nadir Oz Communications, MWWPR, Lou Hammond Group, Behan Communications, Laura Davidson PR

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Nadir Oz Communications Verifies Plans for Coldplay to Perform in Israel An Israeli PR agency, Nadir Oz Communications (NOC) released statements and pictures regarding the recent visit of Chris Martin and Jonny Buckland from Coldplay looking at possible sites for upcoming concerts in Israel. Coldplay, so far, has denied any upcoming plans, but it possible […]

What Libraries Can Teach About Low-cost Branding

Using Consumer Reviews and Influencer Marketing to Boost PR

For centuries, libraries were the only place you could go to gather large amounts of information, but the internet age, with Google, Amazon, Wikipedia, and other sites, has changed that. The other thing true of libraries traditionally is they’ve almost always had to operate on a limited budget, at least the public ones. Now, for […]