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Sam Jackson Questioned Over Comments about Black Actors

Sam Jackson questioned over comments about black actors

Superstar actor Samuel L. Jackson is not known for apologizing for his commentary. The action star has built a reputation for creating nuanced, interesting and hyper-profane characters. From his raging airline passenger intent on getting all these snakes off this !!@@#$ plane, to his internet famous reading of the now huge-selling children’s book parody, “Go […]

Disney’s New Gay Character – PR Hit or Miss?

Disney's New Gay Character - PR Hit or Miss

It’s not that Disney hasn’t had characters with some gay subtext before. They have; in fact, several of their villains seem to nod to a less than straight life, but LeFou, Gaston’s somewhat prancing and foolish (his name actually means the fool or madman) sidekick is the first character that is openly gay and making […]

Public Relations News From Berk Communications, Feintuch, Finn Partners and More..

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Berk Communications Adds Marisa Carstens as SVP Marisa Carstens just joined Berk Communications in New York as a Sr. Vice President working with strategy, client service functions, and portfolio growth with their travel, tech, and consumer clients. Berk is a boutique PR agency offering full-service efforts in sports, lifestyle, travel, event planning, and entertainment sectors. […]

This Bud’s Not for Boston

This Bud’s not for Boston

Even after the Supreme Court essentially legalized gay marriage nationwide, gay rights remains a hot button and contentious political issue. Some companies, like Starbucks and Chick Fil A, have come out strongly on one side or the other of the issue. Others have been a bit more circumspect, donating to this cause or that one, […]

Your Word as Your Biggest Marketing Asset

Your word as your biggest marketing asset

It’s unclear if the world of business was ever a “handshake” world. It certainly plays well on classic TV, and it offers fond memories of The Way It Was Then, but, regardless, it’s certainly not that way anymore. But should that mean the only thing defining your reputation is the letter of the law? Not […]

5W PR Announces Representation of Wendy Williams

5W PR Announces Representation of Wendy Williams

5WPR, one of the 20 largest independently owned PR firms in the US, is pleased to announce the addition of Wendy Williams to its diverse roster of clients. Wendy Williams is a media mogul, actress, comedian, entrepreneur, designer, and New York Times best-selling author, who is best known for her long-running Daytime Emmy® nominated talk […]

Pawnees Sue Oklahoma Over Earthquakes

Pawnees Sue Oklahoma Over Earthquakes

Native Americans have been in court with fossil fuel companies quite a bit lately. For the past few years, Sioux in the Dakotas have been fighting against pipeline projects they say endanger their water supply. Now, an Oklahoma-based Pawnee tribe is suing a number of oil companies, alleging that the severe increase in earthquakes is […]

PR News From Weber Shandwick, Edelman, MWWPR, and More

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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 […]