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Robert Mercer Creates Split at Breitbart

Robert Mercer creates split at Breitbart

The right edge of Conservative Media took a hit last week when billionaire donor Robert Mercer intentionally distanced himself from Breitbart leader Steve Bannon and provocative commentator Milo Yiannopoulos before announcing his plans to divest himself of his stake in Breitbart and step down as CEO of the Renaissance Technologies hedge fund. While Mercer’s shares […]

News From Zeno Group, MWWPR, RF/Binder, Lippe Taylor, & Text100

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Zeno Group Becomes Global AOR for Lenovo Lenovo decided to consolidate their corporate and business units globally for their public relations including all their brands such as Motorola. That block of business is going to be handled by Zeno Group and should net them about $6 million. Other firms who pitched the RFP included WE […]

Bryant Rides the Pine in Pittsburgh

Bryant rides the pine in Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Steelers are rolling this year, but they may have to continue their winning ways without wide receiver Martavis Bryant. The wideout has been very vocal about his views on his current playing time via social media, and it looks like those posts are going to cost him. According to the Associated Press, Bryant […]

American Airlines Targeted by NAACP

American Airlines targeted by NAACP

The NAACP recently issued a travel advisory against American Airlines for what they feel are discrimination issues against travelers who are African-Americans. The advisory says that safety could be compromised by employees’ “troublesome conduct.” The Missouri chapter of the NAACP issued a similar notice in June against the State of Missouri for a number of […]

Of Washington Free Beacon, a Russian Dossier, and Guo Wengui

Of Washington Free Beacon, a Russian Dossier, and Guo Wengui

Is anything a surprise these days? Learning that conservative site Washington Free Beacon (WFB) was deeply involved with the dossier begun in 2014 to connect then-candidate Trump (and other pre-primary candidates) with Russian operatives … and that it was originally requested by Republicans and later the tab switched to Democrats … is almost blasé. Though […]

News From 5WPR, MWWPR, Interpublic, PRCA, and Edelman

5WPR Representing The Trade Desk

Enlightened Chooses 5WPR for Public Relations Cybersecurity and IT expert company Enlightened just announced their choice of 5WPR to represent them for PR efforts regarding their management consulting, software development, IT, and security work. Fortune recently named Enlightened as one of their “100 Fastest-Growing Inner City Companies,” and in 2016, they were recipients of the […]

Derris & Company: The PR Company That Does No PR Or Branding

Derris & Company: The PR Company That Does No PR Or Branding

Derris & Company was founded in 2013 by Jesse Derris and is based in New York City but also has an office in San Francisco. They are a full-service public relations and communications agency that focuses on strong branding and more. On their website, they say, “We are defined by our dual-pronged approach: first, we […]

Goodell Defends Kneelers

In a not entirely expected move, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell came out of a meeting with several NFL players offering words of support for player protests during the National Anthem. He told CNN he did not believe the players were trying to be “disrespectful” with their protests. However, he did say he believes the players […]

News From North 6th Agency, Cohn & Wolfe, DKC, & More!

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BDS Analytics Chooses North 6th as PR AOR BDS Analytics from Boulder Colorado just signed North 6th Agency (N6A) as their public affairs agency of record. N6A has offices in both New York and Toronto. BDS is a leader in the cannabis market providing market intelligence and consumer research for those serving cannabis needs. They […]