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PRWeek Awards reflect an industry that's come of age

PRWeek Awards reflect an industry that's come of age

From an inspiring Communicator of the Year to a deep bench of incredibly inspiring campaign work, the PRWeek Awards prove the profession is not just part of the conversation - it's starting to lead it.

Was it the Hamburglar? McDonald's says account was hacked after anti-Trump tweet

Was it the Hamburglar? McDonald's says account was hacked after anti-Trump tweet

The fast-food chain said it wasn't behind a tweet posted and pinned on Thursday morning mocking the president's "tiny hands."

Love it or hate it? Did Heinz's latest ad satisfy your craving for more Mad Men?

Love it or hate it? Did Heinz's latest ad satisfy your craving for more Mad Men?

Heinz is finally coming around to Don Draper's pitch for Heinz ketchup. Love it or hate it? Vote below or tweet at @prweekus with your response.

Dear Denny's, congrats on the 'zoom in' tweet. Love, Twitter

Dear Denny's, congrats on the 'zoom in' tweet. Love, Twitter

Denny's social media team got a congratulatory note--from Twitter--for its 'zoom in' tweet.

A tale of two CEOs

A tale of two CEOs

The nature of leadership in enterprise is more important than it has ever been and two recent CEO examples illustrate this perfectly - Travis Kalanick at Uber and Oscar Munoz at United Airlines.

Fearless Girl: Inspiration or quickly forgotten stunt?

Fearless Girl: Inspiration or quickly forgotten stunt?

Is the Fearless Girl statue on Wall Street just a stunt for International Women's Day or something that will inspire girls for a generation? Take our poll below or tweet at @prweekus with your answer.

Watch: Thursday's White House press briefing

Watch: Thursday's White House press briefing

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer briefs the White House press corps on Thursday afternoon.

Watch: Wednesday's White House press briefing

Watch: Wednesday's White House press briefing

As battle lines over House Republicans' bill to replace the Affordable Care Act become clearer, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer briefs members of the media on Wednesday.

How 14 PR firms are celebrating International Women's Day

How 14 PR firms are celebrating International Women's Day

Agencies around the world are asking staffers how they can #BeBoldForChange.

Watch: Sean Spicer briefs the White House press corps--with props

Watch: Sean Spicer briefs the White House press corps--with props

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer is giving his first televised press briefing in a week.

Timeline: Uber's reputation freefall

Timeline: Uber's reputation freefall

Before there was Greyball, there was Susan Fowler's blog. And before that, there was the #DeleteUber push. A timeline of the ride-hailing company's most recent falls from grace.

Send the elevator back down

Send the elevator back down

It's time to do something about the dearth of women in senior creative positions in advertising and marketing and the continued production of sexist ads and campaigns by some brands.

Your call: Who has the most responsibility in the fight against fake news?

Your call: Who has the most responsibility in the fight against fake news?

Nearly everyone agrees that something has to be done about fake news, but what is that something? And who has to do it? Take our poll below or tweet at @PRWeekUS with your answer.

How 11 brands are getting in on the 'zoom in on the nose' meme

How 11 brands are getting in on the 'zoom in on the nose' meme

"Zoom in" is the latest social media fad brands are trying to take advantage of.

Watch: Josh Earnest on Sean Spicer

Watch: Josh Earnest on Sean Spicer

On the 'Late Show' on Tuesday night, host Stephen Colbert asked former White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest how he thinks his successor, Sean Spicer, is doing corralling the press corps.

Dana Perino: 'Whoever complains first is most often the leaker'

Dana Perino: 'Whoever complains first is most often the leaker'

The former White House press secretary talked about plugging White House leaks on Monday night on Twitter.

Trump self-grades: C or C-plus for messaging

Trump self-grades: C or C-plus for messaging

But the president gave himself much higher grades for effort and achievement.

How 10 brands reacted to #EnvelopeGate at the Oscars

How 10 brands reacted to #EnvelopeGate at the Oscars

What was an embarrassing flub for The Academy and PricewaterhouseCoopers was a moment of opportunity for several brands to joke about #EnvelopeGate on Twitter.

Press reacts to White House barring news outlets from briefing

Press reacts to White House barring news outlets from briefing

Several prominent news organizations were blocked from a press briefing with Sean Spicer on Friday afternoon.

Media literacy is the social issue of our time

Media literacy is the social issue of our time

An increasingly put-upon media has started to retaliate against President Trump's fake news accusations, led by The New York Times with its 'hard truth' campaign - it is in the best interests of everyone in PR to join this effort.