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How to Land and Grow a PR Job in 2018

How to Land and Grow a PR Job in 2018

A milestone moment in PR happened in November 2017 – the first female CEO of a top 5 PR firm! What’s more, she started working for Ketchum, the same company about 30 years ago right out of high school. A lot has changed in the profession since she started, but most of it is good. […]

Toys R Us Gets a Big Win

A lot of retail stores are looking for a big win this holiday season. At least one has gotten a win, but not exactly what they were looking for. Thanks to a win in bankruptcy court, Toys R Us will be allowed to pay $16 million in bonuses to top executives … IF the company […]

Crews allegations change the face of abuse victims

In many, perhaps most, cases of sexual abuse, especially those that have been written about almost daily in recent news, the victims are a type: young, ambitious women, beholden in some way to older men who take advantage of their power over these women. That’s one stereotype that’s faithful to the reality. Abuse is about […]

Facebook asking for Australian nudes

Facebook, as a social media platform, has long held strong and, while somewhat vague, mostly consistent community standards about decency on the platform. Nudity, especially of a sexual nature, is a no-go. So, it was a bit of a surprise to learn recently that Facebook was creating a pilot program to collect millions of nude […]

Palin suit against NY Times heads into overtime

With all the news of war and turmoil and PR crises based on harassment allegations in the news these days, you can be forgiven for forgetting that former Vice Presidential nominee Sarah Palin is locked in a vicious legal tilt with the New York Times. The lawsuit stems from a political editorial this past summer […]

Bitfinex – Largest Bitcoin and Cyber Currency Trading Platform

Bitfinex Background For those interested in cryptocurrency, Bitfinex is something you should learn about, if you don’t already know it. They are a liquid and opaque exchange for the various types of cyber currency including Bitcoin, Bcash, Ethereum, Iota, Litecoin, Ethereum Classic, EOS, BTG, Zcash, Monero, Dash, NEO, Ripple, OmiseGO, Santiment, ETP, Streamr, Qtum, Eidoo, […]

Drudge – Bannon “fury” signals split in consumer market

The top standard-bearers at Drudge and Breitbart are at each other’s throats. It was an ideological divorce that few would have predicted, yet, it’s happening, and, by the time it’s over, the modern conservative movement, especially conservative media consumers, may not know hit them. How It All Started To understand the gravity of what is […]

Yorkville Advisors LLC: Winning For the Future

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Yorkville Advisors Background Yorkville Advisors LLC, a New Jersey-based privately-held investment fund, has been operating since 2001. Mark Angelo was one of the original co-founders of the fund and continues to oversee the day-to-day business there. With four separate arms (subsidiaries) of the fund, they manage a lot of money have a lifetime track record […]

Leading PR Crisis Agencies & Managers

Heaven knows the world we live in requires very strong crisis PR managers. Here are some of the top PR crisis management agencies in the US and what they each do especially well. Sitrick & Company – Michael S. Sitrick Considered by many to be the top crisis communications PR firm in the US, Sitrick […]