The public is looking at how FIFA's global sponsors will behave in the wake of grave corruption charges against the group's officials.
US wine and spirits company Brown-Forman has reappointed Eulogy to handle the PR for its liqueur brand Chambord following a competitive pitch.
Figures released this week in a salary survey have revealed that financial PRs are among the best-paid professionals in the industry, although corporate PRs are catching up fast, with in-house and consumer PRs bringing up the rear.
Financial PRs are among the best paid but corporate PRs are catching up fast, according to a UK salary survey of four industry sectors.
Greenpeace has stepped up its Save the Arctic campaign against Shell with a hard-hitting film depicting iconic landscape paintings burning up to reveal dystopian alternatives of the future caused by oil spills and drilling.
Entertainment PR agency KPPR has been hired to handle comms for the first Radio Times Festival.
Hallmark Cards has appointed FleishmanHillard's brand marketing team as its UK agency for Forever Friends, after a competitive pitch.
Anchor, the UK dairy brand owned by Arla Foods, is holding a pitch for a consumer agency to deliver PR support for its new cheese campaign, PRWeek has learned.
Thomas Cook's group chief executive Peter Fankhauser will meet with the parents of the two children who were killed while on holiday in Corfu in 2006.
Havas is merging its brand entertainment PR agency Cake with Havas Sports & Entertainment, creating a UK outfit with a combined turnover of £12m.
Lydia Bright, star of The Only Way Is Essex (TOWIE), has hired Label PR to manage the UK press and publicity for her new clothing range, following a six-way pitch.
Japanese beer brand Asahi has appointed 10x as its retained UK social media and PR agency, following a four-way pitch.
Both multinationals said they are working to improve human rights in Qatar, one day after activists called for the tournament's sponsors to take a stand.
Thomas Cook bears all the hallmarks of a company about to implode under the weight of public disgust. This is due to its handling of the tragedy in which two children died from carbon monoxide poisoning from a faulty boiler while on holiday in Corfu in October 2006. The deaths, together with the ensuing inquest verdict of unlawful killing last Wednesday, in which Thomas Cook was found to have "breached its duty of care", is a nightmare scenario for a company that has previously been synonymous with family-friendly holidays.
DriveNow, a car-sharing service from BMW and SIXT, has appointed We Are Caffeine as its retained PR agency following a five-way pitch.
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Ruth Settle, director at Freuds, learned media requests involving giant rabbits are not always what they seem.
When I was asked to take over the Mirror litigation, I was trying to get out of phone hacking. I had just steered 55 claims against the News of the World to a successful conclusion. It had been a gruelling few years, which I had gone straight into after two heavy libel claims. I was looking forward to moving on.
I teach story seminars to creative fiction writers, screenwriters and directors. But over time, I saw many business executives sitting at my seminars.
PR professionals have long understood the significance of brand value and reputation.
Sports and nutrition retailer Protein World massively misjudged the message sent out via its 'Beach Body' campaign.
Digital and social media have made marketing communications virtually synonymous with PR, according to speakers at the PRWeek PR360 summit in central London this week.
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Citypress has appointed Mark Spence, head of content on Mirror.co.uk, to a new role leading its content marketing practice.
Twitter comms director Rachael Horwitz is to join social media rival Facebook in the role of director of technology comms.
Edelman has appointed former global PR director of adidas, Leila Fataar, to the newly created role of director of media strategy.
US media and entertainment company NBCUniversal has appointed Neil Spring as director of comms for its television production business.
Music video hosting service Vevo has appointed DawBell PR for a consumer and trade media brief, while hiring Dot Levine from UK Music as its new comms manager.
Lidl has appointed Maya Orr as PR manager to help strengthen the supermarket's press relations function.