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Tough challenges for H+K's new leadership

Tough challenges for H+K's new leadership

H+K's global reorganization is in place - the challenge now will be to get the pieces working together to build positive momentum.

Why Israel is losing the war for public opinion over Gaza

Why Israel is losing the war for public opinion over Gaza

The Gaza conflict, now into its third week, has had one distinguishing feature in the eight days.

Reports: Activist hedge fund takes stake in Interpublic Group

Reports: Activist hedge fund takes stake in Interpublic Group

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.

Reebok whets appetites with #ReebokBacon CrossFit promotion

Reebok whets appetites with #ReebokBacon CrossFit promotion

Reebok is delivering branded shoeboxes to all Crossfit Games athletes. But instead of a pair of shoes, they contain uncured, nitrate-free bacon.

Heineken interrupts New Yorkers' routines with mystery payphone caller

Heineken interrupts New Yorkers' routines with mystery payphone caller

The beer brand has launched a teaser video featuring former Saturday Night Live regular and actor Fred Armisen as a mystery payphone caller.

Former congressman Akin misses mark on HuffPost Live interview

Former congressman Akin misses mark on HuffPost Live interview

Former Missouri congressman Todd Akin said the liberal media twisted his words to paint him as a villain when he used the term "legitimate rape" during his 2012 Senate campaign on a HuffPost Live interview on Friday.

Heineken app answers the perennial question on a night out: @wherenext?

Heineken app answers the perennial question on a night out: @wherenext?

The @wherenext platform enables users to discover venues that are trending across social networks, using an algorithm that analyzes data from media including Foursquare, Twitter, and Instagram.

Modern communications waits for no man (or woman)

Modern communications waits for no man (or woman)

Varying diverse incidents over the past week of real-time marketing, internal comms, media relations, and crisis responses underline the reality and value of swift and appropriate activations of modern communications strategies.

Who real-timed it best -- Adidas or Lufthansa?

Who real-timed it best -- Adidas or Lufthansa?

German companies celebrate their team winning the World Cup for the fourth time.

LeBron's career and media relations strategy return to their roots

LeBron's career and media relations strategy return to their roots

The NBA superstar announced his decision via an essay exclusively planted in Sports Illustrated without the fanfare - some would say arrogance - of 2010's The Decision.

LeBron: you made the decision right

LeBron: you made the decision right

LeBron James just taught us a valuable communications lesson on how to acknowledge past mistakes and actually use them to nail the message the next time the chance presents itself.

Editor's Blog: A Grand Prix... but PR has still to cross the Rubicon

Editor's Blog: A Grand Prix... but PR has still to cross the Rubicon

Cannes this year represented incremental progress for the communications industry.

MSLGroup spotlights trends at Cannes

MSLGroup spotlights trends at Cannes

MSLGroup hosted a discussion entitled Trendstalking: A Lively Convo on Cannes & Creativity.

Who real-timed it best - Audi or Volkswagen?

Who real-timed it best - Audi or Volkswagen?

German automobile brands enjoy their country's 7-1 romp over Brazil in the World Cup.

Blogger hired by Redskins for nickname defense abruptly quits

Blogger hired by Redskins for nickname defense abruptly quits

Two weeks after shutting down his own blog and joining the Washington Redskins to defend the team's nickname, blogger and political aide and analyst Ben Tribbett has resigned.

Greenpeace viral video says everything is 'not awesome' about Lego-Shell partnership

Greenpeace viral video says everything is 'not awesome' about Lego-Shell partnership

Lego lovers be warned, the typically idyllic scene at the beginning of this video is not as it seems.

Brands focus on food, drinks, and fashion for Independence Day

Brands focus on food, drinks, and fashion for Independence Day

The peak-of-the-summer holiday means patriotism, but it also means barbeques and cookouts, so brands tweeted star-studded and striped ideas for everything from breakfast and snacks to dinner and dessert.

Brand America is real World Cup winner

Brand America is real World Cup winner

Steve Barrett reflects on two weeks in Brazil and the impact on Brand America of the US population's enthusiastic embrace of the football World Cup.

Who real-timed US-Belgium best - Waffle House, Coors Light, or Chobani?

Who real-timed US-Belgium best - Waffle House, Coors Light, or Chobani?

Brands supported Team USA by making fun of waffles - what else? - before its Tuesday match with Belgium.

Obama expected to name former P&G CEO to tackle VA crisis

Obama expected to name former P&G CEO to tackle VA crisis

Issues facing the VA include sinking employee morale, veterans' distrust of the agency, a lack of feedback, and a waning budget.

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