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Mondelez's Bough: Large companies should hack themselves to grow #AWXI

Mondelez's Bough: Large companies should hack themselves to grow #AWXI

Work in a large company? Think like a hacker.

Jamie Oliver: How brands can succeed on YouTube #AWXI

Jamie Oliver: How brands can succeed on YouTube #AWXI

Brand partnerships are key to helping YouTube users get the most out of the content platform, celebrity chef Jamie Oliver said at Advertising Week on Monday.

Content is key to winning, says Sorrell at #AWXI

Content is key to winning, says Sorrell at #AWXI

After news broke that Japanese telecommunications company SoftBank is in talks to buy DreamWorks Animation, content creation took up much of the discussion between WPP CEO Martin Sorrell and his group of panelists at Advertising Week.

Who real-timed Jeter's farewell best - Charmin, Jordan, Staples, or Tide?

Who real-timed Jeter's farewell best - Charmin, Jordan, Staples, or Tide?

Brands tip their caps to Derek Jeter after his last home game at Yankee Stadium.

Doing good business and much more

Doing good business and much more

Communications with conscience was top of mind when delegates from 66 countries gathered in Madrid for the World Public Relations Forum.

Ferguson police chief issues apology to Brown's parents, protesters

Ferguson police chief issues apology to Brown's parents, protesters

More than a month after unarmed black teen Michael Brown was fatally shot by a white cop in Ferguson, Missouri, the town's police chief Tom Jackson released a video apologizing to Brown's family and peaceful protesters.

Former IR exec who dashed from cameras barefoot pleads guilty

Former IR exec who dashed from cameras barefoot pleads guilty

Michael Lucarelli pleaded guilty on Wednesday to insider trading charges.

Who real-timed the 'bendable' iPhone best - Kit Kat, LG, or Zazzle?

Who real-timed the 'bendable' iPhone best - Kit Kat, LG, or Zazzle?

Brands have some fun at Apple's expense after reports of a "bendable" iPhone 6 Plus.

PRWeek readers back State Farm's decision to yank Rob Schneider ads

PRWeek readers back State Farm's decision to yank Rob Schneider ads

Nearly eight in 10 respondents to a PRWeek online poll said they agreed with State Farm's decision to discontinue ads staring the comedian over his views against vaccinating children.

Polarized real-time reaction to State Farm dropping Rob Schneider

Polarized real-time reaction to State Farm dropping Rob Schneider

State Farm's decision to drop comedian Rob Schneider from its latest ad campaign started a polarized discussion on Twitter on the merits of free speech and vaccination science.

Your call: Was State Farm right to pull its ad starring Rob Schneider?

Your call: Was State Farm right to pull its ad starring Rob Schneider?

Take our poll on whether State Farm made the right move by dropping its ad starring Rob Schneider.

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.

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