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The New York Times tackles fake news with hard truth campaign

The New York Times tackles fake news with hard truth campaign

Global media organisation The New York Times has launched a campaign that tackles fake news and underlines the commitment required to produce quality, independent and honest journalism.

Agency's 'fake' cyclist sexism video 'a cautionary tale' for PR industry

Agency's 'fake' cyclist sexism video 'a cautionary tale' for PR industry

The high-profile incident of an agency distributing a 'fake' video of a cyclist taking revenge against sexist men in a van has been described as a cautionary tale for the PR industry.

In brief: Save the Children's Nick Jones joins Action for Children, plus wins for PRCO, Redtorch, Flint

In brief: Save the Children's Nick Jones joins Action for Children, plus wins for PRCO, Redtorch, Flint

Action for Children has hired Save the Children's Nick Jones in a senior role that includes comms. Plus Redtorch to publicise Detriot, Flint hired for Mayfair Art Weekend, The PRCO wins Pure Salt Luxury Hotels account, and more from PRWeek UK.

Edelman names Apple, Twitter veteran Natalie Kerris as global tech chair

Edelman names Apple, Twitter veteran Natalie Kerris as global tech chair

Kerris is set to join the agency on March 6, reporting to Kym White.

You're 'All Worth It' - Cheryl and Helen Mirren back Prince's Trust and L'Oréal campaign for under-confident young people

You're 'All Worth It' - Cheryl and Helen Mirren back Prince's Trust and L'Oréal campaign for under-confident young people

Dame Helen Mirren and Cheryl are among celebrities fronting a three-year campaign from The Prince's Trust and L'Oréal, which aims to help 10,000 young adults plagued with self-doubt.

Aldi replaces Weber Shandwick with Red for UK consumer PR brief

Aldi replaces Weber Shandwick with Red for UK consumer PR brief

Discount supermarket chain Aldi has appointed Red Consultancy as its UK consumer PR agency, following eight years with Weber Shandwick, PRWeek has learned.

Instinctif Partners and Schroders among winners at PRCA City and Financial Awards

Instinctif Partners and Schroders among winners at PRCA City and Financial Awards

Instinctif Partners was named City Agency of the Year at last night's PRCA City and Financial Awards, with Schroders picking up the award for the In-house Team of the Year.

Fever appoints social media chief as it looks to break down 'barriers'

Fever appoints social media chief as it looks to break down 'barriers'

Fever PR has appointed Thom James to the newly created role of head of social, as it looks to build its digital offering and break down "organisational barriers".

Flop of the Month: Kraft Heinz looks less than crafty in failed Unilever bid

Flop of the Month: Kraft Heinz looks less than crafty in failed Unilever bid

Unilever got the better of US food giant Kraft Heinz after the latter's unsuccessful takeover attempt.

'This Girl Can' moves from advertising to activism

'This Girl Can' moves from advertising to activism

Sport England wants to avoid the 'difficult second album' with the next wave of its groundbreaking 'This girl can' activity, which has morphed a campaign into a community.

In brief: PRCA City and Financial Awards winners, Fever hires social media chief, Spark's six-figure Bromium win

Who won at last night's PRCA City and Financial Awards? Plus Fever appoints social media chief, Bromium hands Spark six-figure brief, Beattie opens Cornwall office, House PR retain London Art Week, Cult's food festival win, and more from PRWeek UK.

PR in the age of Tinder - are clients and agencies afraid of commitment?

PR in the age of Tinder - are clients and agencies afraid of commitment?

Having breakfast the other morning with the director of a content agency, he commented that he thought the marketing and PR industry had commitment issues.

Hanover hires ex-BT corporate affairs chief Michael Prescott as 2016 revenue tops £11m

Hanover hires ex-BT corporate affairs chief Michael Prescott as 2016 revenue tops £11m

Hanover has hired former BT director of corporate affairs Michael Prescott to a new senior corporate and political role, as the agency reports 25 per cent revenue growth to £11.4m in 2016.

Shazam's James Pearson departs for photo-sharing app Membit

Shazam's James Pearson departs for photo-sharing app Membit

Membit is an AR photo-sharing app that allows "pictures to be placed and viewed in the exact location they were captured."

So, you want my job? Comms manager, Essex County Fire and Rescue Service

So, you want my job? Comms manager, Essex County Fire and Rescue Service

PRWeek takes a sidelong look at recruitment in public sector comms. Do you fancy Sarah Robert's role as comms manager at Essex County Fire and Rescue Service?

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