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Tectonic plates of Cannes are shifting

Tectonic plates of Cannes are shifting

Publicis set the cat among the pigeons on its home turf when it announced it was taking a break from Cannes and industry awards for 12 months - festival organizer Ascential must ensure its upcoming consultation doesn't give everyone the hump.

Your call: Does Cannes need to hit the refresh button?

Your call: Does Cannes need to hit the refresh button?

Publicis has pulled out of next year's Cannes Lions and other major holding companies are considering making changes of their own. Does Cannes need a makeover?

Cannes talk: What's in an idea?

Cannes talk: What's in an idea?

PR firms did well at Cannes this year, but the multiple-Lions-winning Care Counts case study by Whirlpool shows just how difficult it is to give proper credits to those who work on campaigns.

Spicer's future (again) up in the air: reports

Spicer's future (again) up in the air: reports

Bloomberg has reported the administration is deciding whether to move Spicer into a "more senior role focused on strategy."

9 Cannestastic things to know about next week

9 Cannestastic things to know about next week

The full skinny on Cannes as the worlds of communications, marketing, and creativity gather for the annual boondoggle/Festival of Creativity.

Your call: Is a hot dog a sandwich?

Your call: Is a hot dog a sandwich?

The chief marketing officer at Oscar Mayer says it is. Agree or disagree?

7 takeaways from Uber's workplace crisis report

7 takeaways from Uber's workplace crisis report

Uber's board has vowed to implement recommendations from a four-month investigation into its workplace culture. A rundown of its findings.

Lord Buckethead and Lion of London Bridge sum up crazy week

Lord Buckethead and Lion of London Bridge sum up crazy week

Triumph, tragedy, achievement, and the simply bizarre marked a week that was memorable for many reasons.

Trump doesn't tweet, but allies do during Comey hearing

Trump doesn't tweet, but allies do during Comey hearing

The official GOP Twitter account, reportedly supported by 60 rapid-response staffers, as well as Donald Trump Jr. and White House social media director Dan Scavino, tweeted throughout the hearing. Here's a rundown of their most-used attack lines.

Your call: Is this the year PR finally breaks through at Cannes?

Your call: Is this the year PR finally breaks through at Cannes?

PR agencies have been frustrated at the lack of hardware coming their way from Cannes Lions juries. Is that about to change?

Watch: On Father's Day, Dove doesn't just want you to thank dad

Watch: On Father's Day, Dove doesn't just want you to thank dad

What men have been #TheretoCare for you? Dove Men+Care wants you to acknowledge them on Father's Day, too.

Gender equality: time for action

Gender equality: time for action

Women in PR should remain authentic and be true to themselves but exhortations to speak up and network more should be accompanied by equal pay and equal opportunities.

Poll: Why aren't more women in top PR leadership roles?

Poll: Why aren't more women in top PR leadership roles?

What's holding women back from the top positions in the PR industry? Take our poll below.

Detroit's bouncing back

Detroit's bouncing back

People are returning to the Motor City in droves as it reinvents itself as a hotchpotch of arts, culture, restaurants, newly thriving inner city, and affordable place to build a life and a career.

Your call: What's more important to you in a brand, relevance or trustworthiness?

Do you buy a new study that found consumers want relevant brands more than trustworthy brands?

Two nations divided by a common language

Two nations divided by a common language

Visits to three top 50 global PR firms based in the U.K. provided a fresh view of the industry through a lens with many common characteristics.

Poll: Have we seen the last Sean Spicer White House press briefing?

Poll: Have we seen the last Sean Spicer White House press briefing?

Politico reported on Thursday that President Trump is planning to shake up his communications operation by pulling Sean Spicer from his on-camera role and putting his deputy, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, in the briefing room instead. What say you?

'Doesn't the guy own a dark suit?' 5 times Trump was quoted about his comms team

'Doesn't the guy own a dark suit?' 5 times Trump was quoted about his comms team

Reading the tea leaves for a hint on whether President Donald Trump will dismiss Press Secretary Sean Spicer, Communications Director Mike Dubke--or the entire White House comms team? Here are five times the president chatted about his press shop to members of the media.

The end of the White House press briefing? Trump threatens on Twitter

The end of the White House press briefing? Trump threatens on Twitter

In the middle of a tweet-storm about James Comey, China, and other topics, the president said he could end the daily press event.

Great global work from fearless PR leaders

Great global work from fearless PR leaders

Last night's winners at PRWeek's inspirational celebration of global communications represent an excellent benchmark for the industry.