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Churning out thought leadership will not win you fans, says The Economist Group

Churning out thought leadership will not win you fans, says The Economist Group

A study by The Economist Group has found senior business people are overwhelmed by the amount of content they face, making them more choosy about where they go for thought leadership.

Diffusion appointed to handle PR for TalkTalk business division

Diffusion appointed to handle PR for TalkTalk business division

Diffusion PR has been taken on to provide PR for the business division of TalkTalk, as the internet and mobile network provider continues its recovery from a bruising cyber security attack last year.

French PR groups Hopscotch and Sopexa plan alliance to create 'alternative to Anglo-Saxon networks'

French PR groups Hopscotch and Sopexa plan alliance to create 'alternative to Anglo-Saxon networks'

French PR groups Hopscotch and Sopexa, and the Paris-based events company Comexposium, are in discussions about forming an alliance to create "the largest French PR network worldwide" - which is being marketed as an alternative to the "Anglo-Saxon networks".

In brief: Peregrine hires O'Sullivan, Cedar wins IAG brief, Mell Square appoints RBH

Peregrine brings in Alan O'Sullivan, Cedar wins airlines mag brief, Mell Square hires RBH and more from PRWeek UK.

Four Travel booked as UK PR agency for STA Travel and Bridge the World

Four Travel booked as UK PR agency for STA Travel and Bridge the World

Four Communications Group's Four Travel team has been appointed to handle the UK PR for youth travel brand STA Travel and its long-haul tailor-made offering Bridge the World.

W2O names Angela Gillespie as chief strategy officer of medtech practice

W2O names Angela Gillespie as chief strategy officer of medtech practice

Gillespie started the medtech practice during a previous stint with W2O Group in 2007.

Grilled: Liam Harrington, CEO, UNILAD

Grilled: Liam Harrington, CEO, UNILAD

The UNILAD website chief discusses Generation Y, the best and worst times to pitch to him and the power of video...

PRCA board selects Porta's Steffan Williams to succeed Matt Neale as chair

PRCA board selects Porta's Steffan Williams to succeed Matt Neale as chair

Steffan Williams, the group MD of Porta Communications, has pledged to increase the PRCA's footprint in financial and City PR as he succeeds Golin's Matt Neale as chair of the PRCA.

Lee Publicity rejects report it refused to share building with ex-offenders charity

Lee Publicity rejects report it refused to share building with ex-offenders charity

A London fashion PR agency that reportedly refused to share its rented office with a charity working with female ex-offenders has said it would not have had a problem working alongside the charity.

Ex-Apple chief's wearable tech firm Misfit hires Ranieri for UK PR brief

Misfit, the American wearable tech company co-founded by former Apple CEO John Sculley, has hired PR agency Ranieri to handle UK comms.

From Ratner to Goodwin to Green: Five CEOs who suffered reputation disasters

From Ratner to Goodwin to Green: Five CEOs who suffered reputation disasters

Following Sir Philip Green's mauling by MPs and the media this week, PRWeek looks at five CEOs whose handling of crises has left their public reputations in tatters.

Advice to Go-Ahead: If someone asks for a comment, for God's sake give them one

Advice to Go-Ahead: If someone asks for a comment, for God's sake give them one

Whoever does the PR for bus and train company Go-Ahead could be forgiven for thinking that this is not their year.

Fred Cook moving upstairs as Golin opts for 'CEO+' structure

Fred Cook moving upstairs as Golin opts for 'CEO+' structure

Jon Hughes, Matt Neale, and Gary Rudnick will become co-CEOs of the Interpublic Group firm, effective January 1, 2017.

Paddy Power says 'urine luck' with money-back campaign on a Russian win

Paddy Power says 'urine luck' with money-back campaign on a Russian win

Paddy Power has continued its campaign of mockery against Russian athletes competing in the 2016 Olympic Games, this time offering money back if a Russian beats a British or Irish competitor.

Four buys retail and luxury PR agency Rain Communications

Four buys retail and luxury PR agency Rain Communications

Four Communications has acquired retail and luxury sector specialist PR agency Rain Communications for an undisclosed sum - its second acquisition this month.

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