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PR News From Susan Magrino, Golin and Havas PR

The public relations industry has been busy at the start of this second quarter of 2019. With new hires and fresh faces cropping up weekly, it’s best to stay on top of the latest news. DeVries Bolsters Its Wellness Arm Communications specialty firm DeVries Global has hired a new SVP for Health + Wellness in […]

Microsoft’s PR Reshuffle

Microsoft’s PR Reshuffle

Well-known technology giant Microsoft has moved its six-figure consumer public relations account from London-based 3 Monkeys Zeno to sister shop Assembly, wrapping up a decade-long relationship with the agency. Assembly is a bespoke agency created by Edelman, combining public relations, digital, social, measurement and creative on behalf of Microsoft. Both Edelman and 3 Monkeys Zeno […]

The Era of the News Feed is Over

After a decade of executive instability, Mark Zuckerberg announced a series of dramatic changes last May. He moved two top executives in a bid to create a new blockchain division, and installed new heads at WhatsApp and the News Feed. He also appointed someone to run a new group dedicated to privacy initiatives, though this […]

R. Kelly Once Again Facing Allegations

R&B superstar R. Kelly has been struggling for years with allegations of sexual impropriety. Recently, several big-name acts have very publicly distanced themselves from the work they did with the singer and producer. And, now, two more women have come forward to accuse Kelly of engaging in sexual acts with one of them when they […]

News From 5WPR, Finn Partners, and Edelman PR

A busy few weeks for the PR industry has kept public relations professionals occupied with staying abreast of the most recent developments. New partnerships create new opportunities, and so with that in mind, many industry leaders are rightly contemplating what the latest round of announcements portends for the future. 5W Public Relations is pleased to […]

Facebook Dips its Toes in Hot Water- Again

According to the New York Times, Facebook is set to merge data from its three messaging services- Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp- into a single platform. The move has since been confirmed by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg himself, with Zuckerberg claiming that the platform merger is not set to occur before 2020, with the process only […]