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Rapid reaction from PR pros to Roger Goodell's Friday press conference

Rapid reaction from PR pros to Roger Goodell's Friday press conference

PR pros didn't have much good to say on Twitter on Friday afternoon about NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's press conference on the league's handling of domestic violence cases.

Here's what brands ARRGH doing on #TalkLikeAPirate Day

Here's what brands ARRGH doing on #TalkLikeAPirate Day

Friday is International Talk Like a Pirate Day, and brands across all industry sectors are getting involved in the fun on Twitter.

PepsiCo's Nooyi criticizes NFL player behavior, but supports Goodell

PepsiCo's Nooyi criticizes NFL player behavior, but supports Goodell

One of the world's most prominent businesswomen issued a statement in support of besieged NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Wednesday night, but chastised the league for "repugnant" player behavior.

Mia Farrow tweets about pay from Ecuador reps to speak against Chevron

Mia Farrow tweets about pay from Ecuador reps to speak against Chevron

Actress Mia Farrow posted on Twitter Wednesday morning that Ecuadorian government agents paid her to travel to the country -- but disputed the dollar amount.

Urban Outfitters apologizes for 'blood-stained' Kent State sweatshirt

Urban Outfitters apologizes for 'blood-stained' Kent State sweatshirt

Urban Outfitters issued a mea culpa on Monday for a Kent State University sweatshirt that appeared to have bloodstains, saying it wasn't a reference to the 1970 killing of four students on campus.

Alibaba can be a bellwether of future US-China cooperation

Alibaba can be a bellwether of future US-China cooperation

As China's online commerce behemoth prepares to list on the NYSE, some eyes are focused on the opportunities for further cooperation between the two largest economies in the world.

Branded 9/11 tributes called out on Twitter

Branded 9/11 tributes called out on Twitter

A number of brands created 9/11-themed tweets on Thursday morning - and a handful rushed to delete them after complaints from Twitter users.

How tech journalists reacted to the debut of Apple Watch and the iPhone 6

How tech journalists reacted to the debut of Apple Watch and the iPhone 6

Apple took the wraps off the latest versions of the iPhone, the Apple Pay mobile payment system, and Apple Watch on Tuesday.

Twitter takes on domestic violence with #WhyIStayed hashtag amid Ray Rice fallout

Twitter takes on domestic violence with #WhyIStayed hashtag amid Ray Rice fallout

Twitter users who have experienced domestic violence have shared their stories of survival using the #WhyIStayed hashtag since Monday. Yet after DiGiorno Pizza used it to crack a joke, the brand spent much of Monday night and Tuesday morning apologizing.

Former Hillshire Brands CCO Jon Harris makes debut on Meredith Vieira Show

Former Hillshire Brands CCO Jon Harris makes debut on Meredith Vieira Show

Jon Harris spoke with PRWeek in May about his transition from a communications career to one in entertainment.

NFL suspends Ray Rice after violent video surfaces

NFL suspends Ray Rice after violent video surfaces

Ray Rice has been fired by the Baltimore Ravens and suspended indefinitely by the National Football League after a violent video of the athlete attacking his fiancée in an elevator was posted online.

Tech sector women dominate The Innovation 50

Tech sector women dominate The Innovation 50

With just six men making it to PRWeek's inaugural Innovation 50 list, it seems communications is one part of the technology industry that is definitely not male-dominated.

CVS #OneGoodReason social effort draws high-level support on Twitter

CVS #OneGoodReason social effort draws high-level support on Twitter

Health organizations and public figures lent their support to the #OneGoodReason campaign on Twitter on Wednesday after CVS rebranded and pulled all tobacco products from its shelves.

By the numbers: The road to $100m in donations for the ALS Association

By the numbers: The road to $100m in donations for the ALS Association

PRWeek looks at the social media activity behind the #IceBucketChallenge, which resulted in more than $100 million in donations to the ALS Association as of Friday morning.

NFL commissioner Goodell institutes stricter domestic violence policy

NFL commissioner Goodell institutes stricter domestic violence policy

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced an overhaul of the league's domestic violence policy Thursday afternoon, which includes a lifetime ban for repeat offenders.

August has always been more than the dog days of summer

August has always been more than the dog days of summer

The awful events of the last month contain echoes in history from many Augusts past.

BuzzFeed analysis pegs Clinton press secretaries as most evasive

BuzzFeed analysis pegs Clinton press secretaries as most evasive

Press secretaries during President Bill Clinton's administration used more evasive language than any other White House chief communicator since 1993, according to a BuzzFeed analysis.

Time Warner Cable faces backlash after national Internet outage

Time Warner Cable faces backlash after national Internet outage

Time Warner Cable is up against a flood of negative social media reaction from customers following the company's two-hour Internet outage on Wednesday.

Mountain Dew reveals 15-second-per-episode 'mini mini-series'

Mountain Dew reveals 15-second-per-episode 'mini mini-series'

The soft-drink brand has unveiled an eight-episode "mini mini-series," featuring a pint-sized superhero.

PR agencies take the #IceBucketChallenge

PR agencies take the #IceBucketChallenge

PRWeek compiles #IceBucketChallenge videos from PR agencies.

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