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Editor's choice: Time to set sail for 2015

Editor's choice: Time to set sail for 2015

PRWeek editor-in-chief Steve Barrett predicts the big issues that will dominate the PR and communications agenda next year - with absolutely no mention of "PR gaffes" and "spin".

12+ Ways of Giving Back 2014

12+ Ways of Giving Back 2014

Between office parties, year-end financial planning, and new business pitches, many PR firms take time during the hectic holiday season to give back to their communities. For the fourth year, PRWeek has collected stories of the good works that agencies undertake to make the holidays even brighter.

Infographic: Who agencies will hire in 2015

Infographic: Who agencies will hire in 2015

A look at the types of employees firms expect to hire next year, courtesy of The Creative Group.

Jeb Bush takes first step towards the White House - on Facebook and Twitter

Jeb Bush takes first step towards the White House - on Facebook and Twitter

The son and brother of former presidents said on Twitter and Facebook on Tuesday that he's considering a bid for the White House himself. He's believed to be the first to announce his intentions on social media.

Lévy lends a hand to Make-A-Wish Foundation with interactive holiday greeting

Lévy lends a hand to Make-A-Wish Foundation with interactive holiday greeting

The latest holiday greeting from Publicis Groupe CEO Maurice Lévy is less end-of-year message and more interactive game - with a charitable twist.

Timeline: Sony's cyberattack corporate crisis

Timeline: Sony's cyberattack corporate crisis

President Obama says Sony Pictures Entertainment "made a mistake" by pulling 'The Interview' nationwide. In response, the studio's CEO says, "We have not caved."

Tech stalwarts struggle to attract best comms talent

Tech stalwarts struggle to attract best comms talent

A spate of CEO and CCO upheavals in Silicon Valley is a telling reflection of fundamental changes in technology as legacy companies try to reinvent themselves for a cloud computing future.

Your call: How can brands stop shooting themselves in the foot on Twitter?

Your call: How can brands stop shooting themselves in the foot on Twitter?

Take our poll on the best remedy for brands to stop tweeting and then apologizing for what they've said.

University of Michigan handed comms off to Edelman after athletic crisis

University of Michigan handed comms off to Edelman after athletic crisis

"We believe there are times when getting an outside perspective is the smart thing to do," said a university spokesperson.

How to achieve success with less stress

How to achieve success with less stress

Tips for stress management from Omnicom's Omniwomen event in Chicago

Watch YouTube's top 10 trending videos of the year

Watch YouTube's top 10 trending videos of the year

YouTube compiled the top 10 most talked about videos this year.

PRWeek US Awards 2015 shortlist revealed

PRWeek US Awards 2015 shortlist revealed

Judges have determined the finalists for the PRWeek US Awards 2015. PRWeek will reveal the winners at a dinner in New York on March 19, 2015.

PRWeek US inducts six PR legends into 2014 Hall of Fame

PRWeek US inducts six PR legends into 2014 Hall of Fame

Ofield Dukes, Dan Edelman, Margery Kraus, Marina Maher, Bill Nielsen, and D'Arcy Rudnay were recognized on Monday night.

Infographic: A guide to digital and measurement tools for PR pros

Infographic: A guide to digital and measurement tools for PR pros

A look at the landscape of tools available to PR pros in the areas of social media monitoring, analytics, newswires, and more

Rolling Stone retreats on University of Virginia gang rape report

Rolling Stone retreats on University of Virginia gang rape report

The magazine posted a note to readers on Friday saying its trust in the main source of a November story on an alleged gang-rape incident at a university frat "was misplaced."

If I were in the Power Book

If I were in the Power Book

PRWeek UK just released the 2014 edition of its excellent Power Book. US editor-in-chief Steve Barrett pretends he's important enough to get on the list.

Your call: Will hiring a PR firm help Baylor University get into the College Football Playoff?

Your call: Will hiring a PR firm help Baylor University get into the College Football Playoff?

Take our poll on whether retaining a PR agency will help Baylor University's football team make the first College Football Playoff featuring the top four teams in the country.

Veteran New York Times advertising reporter Stuart Elliott takes buyout

Veteran New York Times advertising reporter Stuart Elliott takes buyout

After working at The New York Times for more than two decades, Stuart Elliott is taking a buyout.

GOP comms staffer steps down after criticism of Obama kids

GOP comms staffer steps down after criticism of Obama kids

The communications director for Tennessee Republican Stephen Fincher stepped down on Monday, a few days after dressing down the first daughters on social media for looking bored at the annual "turkey pardoning" ceremony.

Ferguson prosecutor's blame of social media draws Twitter's ire

Ferguson prosecutor's blame of social media draws Twitter's ire

Many Twitter users took issue with St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch's blame of the news cycle and social media during the first part of his Monday night press conference.

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