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Your call: Was Sean Spicer's Emmys appearance a good idea?

Your call: Was Sean Spicer's Emmys appearance a good idea?

Spicer's Emmys bit got people talking, but probably not in the way he, or the Emmys, wanted.

The week in communications

The week in communications

Check out the highlights from a busy and interesting week in PR and communications.

Your call: Will Apple be able to market a smartphone that costs (gulp) $1,000?

Your call: Will Apple be able to market a smartphone that costs (gulp) $1,000?

Will the iPhone X prove too costly for Apple to market effectively?

Your call: Has Bell Pottinger hurt the PR industry's reputation?

Your call: Has Bell Pottinger hurt the PR industry's reputation?

One of the largest firms in comms is drowning in scandal. Not a good look.

Burson on the business of persuasion

Burson on the business of persuasion

Harold Burson's latest book contains some fascinating reflections on his seven-decade career in PR and lots of useful takeaways for those wanting to improve their professional practice.

Watch: Land Rover uses new tricks to introduce Range Rover Velar

Watch: Land Rover uses new tricks to introduce Range Rover Velar

The luxury automaker is partnering with several media outlets alongside new 30- and 60-second spots rolling out the SUV.

Secrets to upward mobility for CCOs

Secrets to upward mobility for CCOs

Becoming CCO used to be seen as the pinnacle of achievement for a PR professional - but there's no reason why communicators shouldn't set their sights much higher.

5 brands insert themselves into the viral 'distracted boyfriend' stock picture

5 brands insert themselves into the viral 'distracted boyfriend' stock picture

Tinder, Jimmy John's, Tumblr, Vegas Golden Knights, and Penguin Random House quickly jumped on the latest meme.

Katy Perry's new music video features cameos from #NuggsForCarter, Doug the Pug

Katy Perry's new music video features cameos from #NuggsForCarter, Doug the Pug

Big social influencers of the year like Carter Wilkerson of #NuggsForCarter fame -- eating chicken nuggets, of course -- and Instagram famous dog Doug the Pug make appearances in Perry's music video for "Swish Swish."

Your call: Is Uber making the right call with Khosrowshahi?

Your call: Is Uber making the right call with Khosrowshahi?

Uber has brought in Expedia's Dara Khosrowshahi to helm the ridesharing company as CEO.

15 brands pitch in to help Houston during Hurricane Harvey

15 brands pitch in to help Houston during Hurricane Harvey

Here is what companies across the nation and headquartered in Houston are doing to help those affected.

Swipe right to embrace change

Swipe right to embrace change

As communications evolves at a frantic pace it has never been more important to keep your knowledge, skills, and inspiration up to date to remain on top of your brief.

How the PR industry can improve diversity in the C-suite

How the PR industry can improve diversity in the C-suite

Lisa McGill, founder of LM Strategies Consulting, shares lessons from clients and agencies that have made the most progress in this area.

How 12 brands celebrated #Hashtag10

How 12 brands celebrated #Hashtag10

While some used the opportunity to push forward their social messages, others just wanted to say, "Everything is awesome."

Attention brands: Hispanics could ignite your next big reputation crisis

Attention brands: Hispanics could ignite your next big reputation crisis

If companies alienate the country's largest minority group, their brands will suffer.

8 hashtag fails brands can learn from

8 hashtag fails brands can learn from

Twitter. Never. Forgets.

Gloves Off: Is the hashtag still relevant for brands?

Gloves Off: Is the hashtag still relevant for brands?

As Twitter's hashtag celebrates its 10th anniversary, PRWeek reporters spar over whether it's still necessary for brands.

5 ways the hashtag influenced our culture

5 ways the hashtag influenced our culture

#whoknewithasbeenadecadealready

10 hashtags that defined the decade

10 hashtags that defined the decade

From #MAGA to #Maythe4th, here are some of the biggest hashtags of the first 10 years of the hashtag.

Your call: Is the hashtag dead?

Your call: Is the hashtag dead?

Twitter made the hashtag popular 10 years ago today, but is it still relevant?