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5WPR Representing The Trade Desk

5WPR Representing The Trade Desk

The global tech platform for those buying advertising, The Trade Desk, just signed 5WPR as their agency of record to increase brand awareness among buyers. Trade Desk was founded in 2009 by Jeff Green (CEO) and Dave Pickles (Chief Tech Officer) with the mission to change how advertising is bought and sold. They are headquartered […]

Wig-Wearing Father In-Law Yunes Doleh Arrested

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A lawsuit took an amusing turn when a motion to dismiss was filed in New York City which alleges in court documents that a toupee-wearing father in-law, Yunes Doleh was arrested in New York after false allegations against his son in-law, a respected entrepreneur, Mazen Dayem. The lawsuit further states Mr. Doleh may be facing […]

News From Hiltzik, Ruder Finn, Finn Partners & MWWPR

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Hiltzik Media Strategies Representing Thoma Bravo in Barracuda Networks Deal Barracuda Networks provides cloud-based networks with security, and the private equity firm Thoma Bravo is acquiring it. Hiltzik Media will be doing the press for that $1.6 billion deal. After averaging share prices over 10 days, the agreed price per share to be paid in […]

Mark Levin Adds TV to His Media Reach

Mark Levin adds TV to his media reach

As media icons are falling like flies all around, at least one major media player is making a move in the opposite direction. Conservative radio host Mark Levin is adding another notch in his media belt with a regular weekly program on Fox News. According to advance reports, the program will be called “Life, Liberty & […]

Communications RFP Issued By Virginia

Communications RFP Issued By Virginia

Communications RFP Issued By Virginia The Southside Planning District Commission is seeking proposals to provide certain contractual consulting services related to the implementation of the GO Virginia initiative for Region 3. GO Virginia is a new initiative of the Commonwealth of Virginia intended to grow and diversify Virginia’s economy and create jobs through state financial […]

California Coastal Cities Demand Big Oil Pay Up

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Now, more than ever, politics and public relations seem to be intersecting. Part of this is because everything seems to be politicized these days. Part of it has to do with how many politically active consumers – on the left and on the right – are going directly after brands that offend their political perspective. […]

News About SHIFT, MWWPR, PR Equality And More

News About SHIFT, MWWPR, PR Equality And More

Big Changes at SHIFT In Boston, SHIFT PR is going through some major shifts! Todd Defren, one of the founders and CEO has announced that he’s retiring and leaving mid-November. He stayed on with the firm after it was sold to National PR as part of the RES Publica holdings about 18 months ago. Amy […]

Can UCONN Live Up To Preseason Hype?

Can UCONN live up to preseason hype?

It’s time once again for college hoops, and, as the season looms, the UCONN’s women are once again getting all the hype. The Huskies were the AP’s unanimous number one in the first preseason poll, tying Tennessee for most number one rankings overall…at least heading into the season. And that’s where we all have to […]

Colts Can’t Keep a QB Healthy

Colts can’t keep a QB healthy

In the NFL, injuries can happen to anyone. But when you have a team that can’t keep their QB healthy, year after year, fans begin to think the team has an albatross hanging around. Just ask Indianapolis Colts fans now that franchise quarterback Andrew Luck is, once again, going to miss the rest of the […]

Is the NFL Slump Hurting Pizza Sales?

Is the NFL slump hurting pizza sales?

One of the more bizarre offshoots of the debate about NFL kneelers this season has come from the CEO of the Papa John’s pizza chain, who recently blamed the controversy for his company’s falling sales. “The controversy is polarizing the customer, polarizing the country. NFL leadership has hurt Papa John’s shareholders… This should have been […]