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How to persuade The New York Times that PR is not about spin

How to persuade The New York Times that PR is not about spin

The Times' recent characterization of PR as being predicated on spin and propaganda missed the point of the Council of PR Firms' rebrand.

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New York officials learn lessons from Dallas after first Ebola diagnosis in city

New York officials learn lessons from Dallas after first Ebola diagnosis in city

Officials went into overdrive to stave off hysteria in the city, holding a press conference Thursday night not long after Dr. Craig Spencer was diagnosed with Ebola and isolated.

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To be a disruptor, steer clear of 'the same old crap'

To be a disruptor, steer clear of 'the same old crap'

Most brands are trying to disrupt the market, but what does disruption actually mean?

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Josh Earnest risks selfie humiliation on World Series bet

Josh Earnest risks selfie humiliation on World Series bet

He made the wager before the Royals lost to the Giants in game one of the World Series on Tuesday night.

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CVS doesn't bend to social media campaign against homeopathic remedies

CVS doesn't bend to social media campaign against homeopathic remedies

CVS isn't backing down after a social media influencer called for the chain to stop selling homeopathic remedies by downing a bottle of them herself.

No days off for CDC in anti-Ebola comms crusade

No days off for CDC in anti-Ebola comms crusade

The CDC is using a range of methods to calm the fears of hospital workers and the public about Ebola.

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Busting 5 modern myths about PR

Busting 5 modern myths about PR

Why there's usually another side to every PR trend or story. And why the list isn't everything.

GCI Health initiative looks for ways to put patients front and center

GCI Health initiative looks for ways to put patients front and center

GCI Health launched the Patients at the Center initiative this week, with the goal of determining ways to put consumers at the forefront of healthcare communications strategies.

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Burson hired by Dallas hospital at center of US Ebola crisis

Burson hired by Dallas hospital at center of US Ebola crisis

Burson-Marsteller was hired by Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, the medical center in Dallas where Ebola patient Thomas Duncan died and two nurses reportedly contracted the disease, last week, according to The New York Times.

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CDC reaches out to passengers who flew with second nurse to contract Ebola

CDC reaches out to passengers who flew with second nurse to contract Ebola

The CDC reached out to the public via tweet and media notification on Wednesday to track down passengers of a Frontier Airlines flight who traveled with the second healthcare worker to contract Ebola.

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