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Polarized real-time reaction to State Farm dropping Rob Schneider

Polarized real-time reaction to State Farm dropping Rob Schneider

State Farm's decision to drop comedian Rob Schneider from its latest ad campaign started a polarized discussion on Twitter on the merits of free speech and vaccination science.

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Your call: Was State Farm right to pull its ad starring Rob Schneider?

Your call: Was State Farm right to pull its ad starring Rob Schneider?

Take our poll on whether State Farm made the right move by dropping its ad starring Rob Schneider.

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Rapid reaction from PR pros to Roger Goodell's Friday press conference

Rapid reaction from PR pros to Roger Goodell's Friday press conference

PR pros didn't have much good to say on Twitter on Friday afternoon about NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's press conference on the league's handling of domestic violence cases.

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Here's what brands ARRGH doing on #TalkLikeAPirate Day

Here's what brands ARRGH doing on #TalkLikeAPirate Day

Friday is International Talk Like a Pirate Day, and brands across all industry sectors are getting involved in the fun on Twitter.

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Lose the wingman

Lose the wingman

All PR people love working a room, right? Not always. Talk Talk's PR manager Clara Biu shares what she has learnt about how to become a more active networker (and even enjoy it).

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PepsiCo's Nooyi criticizes NFL player behavior, but supports Goodell

PepsiCo's Nooyi criticizes NFL player behavior, but supports Goodell

One of the world's most prominent businesswomen issued a statement in support of besieged NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Wednesday night, but chastised the league for "repugnant" player behavior.

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Mia Farrow tweets about pay from Ecuador reps to speak against Chevron

Mia Farrow tweets about pay from Ecuador reps to speak against Chevron

Actress Mia Farrow posted on Twitter Wednesday morning that Ecuadorian government agents paid her to travel to the country -- but disputed the dollar amount.

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Urban Outfitters apologizes for 'blood-stained' Kent State sweatshirt

Urban Outfitters apologizes for 'blood-stained' Kent State sweatshirt

Urban Outfitters issued a mea culpa on Monday for a Kent State University sweatshirt that appeared to have bloodstains, saying it wasn't a reference to the 1970 killing of four students on campus.

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Alibaba can be a bellwether of future US-China cooperation

Alibaba can be a bellwether of future US-China cooperation

As China's online commerce behemoth prepares to list on the NYSE, some eyes are focused on the opportunities for further cooperation between the two largest economies in the world.

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Branded 9/11 tributes called out on Twitter

Branded 9/11 tributes called out on Twitter

A number of brands created 9/11-themed tweets on Thursday morning - and a handful rushed to delete them after complaints from Twitter users.

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