For years, college football fans clamored for and loudly demanded a playoff. Many purists and pundits wanted things to stay at the status quo, to allow the bowl system to continue and let those who traditionally held the power to keep their grip tight on the nation’s most popular collegiate sport. But, finally, things changed.
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Ever since they got caught trying to scam U.S. emissions inspectors with their diesel vehicles, Volkswagen has been fighting two parallel battles. One group was working to repair the massive public relations damage done to the brand. The other was working feverishly to come up with a cost-effective “fix” for the mechanical issue that triggered […]
Western media loves to report on the supposed horror stories of manufacturing and corporate environment in Asia. Whenever American workers complain, you can bet there will be someone pointing to an article that describes incredible work weeks in Japan or so-called suicide nets in China. Now, more often than not, these are taken out of […]
Alyssa Schimel Stays With Jimmy Kimmel Live Through New Job at Kovert Creative Kovert Creative was established a year ago by Joseph Assad and Lewis Kay in a joint effort with WME-IMG. Alyssa Schimel, who has been working as the publicist for Jimmy Kimmel Live, recently hitched her star to the new PR agency but […]
In popular culture, there’s the passing of the torch and the end of an era. In media, the latter seems to be happening far more often than the former. Trusted anchors are retiring to pen memoirs or reinvent their fame on social media. Where once they were replaced by trusted names who had been their […]
FleishmanHillard Repping Dallas Police and Fire Pension System Both the public in Dallas and the bond market are watching Dallas’ Police and Fire Pension System as they try to sail out of troubled waters. Coming to their assistance, at least from the PR perspective, not the financial one, is FleishmanHillard. Just in time too, since […]
In 2014, women made up 63% of the specialists in PR from what the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. 59% of PR management professionals are women, and those statistics may be low according to other reporting agencies, which say that the overall percentage of women in PR jobs could be as high as 85%. Add […]