Earlier this week the Twittersphere was awash with comments on how Greggs' online logo had been replaced by an offensive slogan parodying their 'Always Fresh, Always Tasty' tagline.
The firm said in a tweet Monday afternoon that it is "providing short-term assistance to the city of Ferguson's media relations department in fielding media inquiries during this tragic time."
More than 34% of respondents said Edelman's blog post "came off as self-promotional, disrespectful, and boorish." Yet more than 32% seemed to give the firm the benefit of the doubt.
I can only begin to imagine how incredibly difficult and traumatic the last week must have been for the family and friends of Robin Williams who sadly died by suicide in the early hours of Tuesday UK time. Our thoughts remain with them.
The morality of news management is in the spotlight once again after Gawker slammed Edelman as a "soulless PR conglomerate" for its 'Carpe Diem' blog on Robin Williams.
International chairman of MHP, Sally Costerton, talks about the value of mentoring in encouraging women to believe they can lead according to their own style.
Edelman global CEO Richard Edelman said former US CEO Mark Hass was fired from the agency in part because of the way he responded to an investigation into PR agencies' work with climate-change deniers.
As Huntsworth's half-year results were looming last week, and as the share price continued to flatline, one suspected the group would pull yet another rabbit from its top hat; few predicted that rabbit would be Lord Chadlington himself.
Brands paid heartfelt tribute to Robin Williams on Monday night after the TV and film star's reported suicide.
The major cable news networks picked up President Obama's 9 pm statement from the White House on new action in Iraq, but the Obama administration also used the full range of social media tools to get its message across.
After utilizing search engines, reporters then focus their attention on two primary destinations: the company website and the online newsroom.
The Scottish independence campaign kicked off for real last night with a TV debate between First Minister Alex Salmond and former Chancellor Alistair Darling.
"It is a privilege to do this job. Make sure you enjoy it." Those were the words going round my head as I entered the Commonwealth Games village two weeks ago to join up with the media operation supporting Team England at Glasgow 2014.
Fund managers' refreshing willingness to speak at key times is now a handy weapon in our PR armoury.
An Israel-based agency executive explains how he and his team keep their focus amid the air-raid sirens and other wartime inconveniences.
The Gaza conflict, now into its third week, has had one distinguishing feature in the eight days.
Reports by The New York Times' DealBook blog, Bloomberg News, and The Wall Street Journal all said the hedge fund will encourage the holding company to sell itself to a rival.
Agencies face a bright and promising future, but only if they move away from traditional structures and practices.
It depends how much trust passengers will continue to have on the brand.
Ex-european director of external communications at Coca-Cola Enterprises, Debbie Spitz, shares her tips on how to get the best from, and even enjoy, networking.
David Cameron stepped up to answer the question of just how far he was willing to involve Britain in conflict with the Islamic State (IS) as it overran parts of Syria and Iraq.
After months of 'will he, won't he' speculation, London Mayor and potential future Conservative leader Boris Johnson has declared he will stand as an MP next year.
Singer and former X-Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos chose to be filmed for a BBC Three documentary, 'Tulisa: The Price of Fame', as she went on trial for supplying cocaine to an undercover Sun reporter.
Walmart got a big tick when it made corrections in red pen to a negative New York Times article and posted the notes on its blog
Stop telling us to 'spin' says Cormac Smith, chairman of LGcommunications.
Speed Communications director John Brown talks client behaviours he can't stand.
Good on Home Secretary Theresa May for giving the Police Federation a kicking.
PRWeek senior reporter John Owens applauds Samsung and Ellen DeGeneres for earning sponsorship amplification.
PRWeek digital editor Lynsey Barber applauds frozen food retailer Iceland for telling the CPS it did not instigate or agree with the prosecution of three people accused of taking food from the bins outside its Kentish Town store.
Kent police and crime commissioner Ann Barnes' documentary was a PR disaster.
PRWeek news editor Daniel Farey-Jones laments House PR's attempt to 'leverage' sponsorship amplification.
PRWeek reporter Jonathan Tilley is appalled by Procter & Gamble's detergent brand Dreft sponsoring the birth of pop musician Kevin Jonas' daughter.