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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.

Who real-timed it best - Pepsi, Mountain Dew, or Domino's?

Who real-timed it best - Pepsi, Mountain Dew, or Domino's?

Here's how three food brands took advantage of MTV's Video Music Awards to try to reach young consumers.

Love it or hate it, #IceBucketChallenge is force for good

Love it or hate it, #IceBucketChallenge is force for good

The bottom line is that over $53m has been raised to combat ALS: a horrible and, up to now, largely unknown disease.

Twitter makes the right call with decision on graphic Foley images

Twitter makes the right call with decision on graphic Foley images

The Wall Street Journal's former CCO told CNN on Wednesday that the major news networks acted responsibly in not airing images of the beheading of James Foley. Twitter, meanwhile, shut down accounts that used the graphic video.

Newcastle Brown Ale asks consumers to send 'mediocre' photos for ads

Newcastle Brown Ale asks consumers to send 'mediocre' photos for ads

The idea that user-generated content is actually any good is humorously subverted in the latest US promotion for Newcastle Brown Ale.

Ferguson, Missouri, gets media relations help from Common Ground PR

Ferguson, Missouri, gets media relations help from Common Ground PR

The firm said in a tweet Monday afternoon that it is "providing short-term assistance to the city of Ferguson's media relations department in fielding media inquiries during this tragic time."

PRWeek poll respondents split on Edelman apology for mental-health blog post

PRWeek poll respondents split on Edelman apology for mental-health blog post

More than 34% of respondents said Edelman's blog post "came off as self-promotional, disrespectful, and boorish." Yet more than 32% seemed to give the firm the benefit of the doubt.

Ferguson Police information-release strategy draws criticism on Twitter

It took nearly a week for Ferguson, Missouri, police to release the name of the officer - Darren Wilson - who shot and killed unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown last Saturday.

Carpe diem, cobbler's children, and ethical dilemmas

Carpe diem, cobbler's children, and ethical dilemmas

A tough week for Edelman contains lessons for all PR agencies and the clients they choose to work with.

Report: Response to climate-change survey led to Hass' departure from Edelman

Report: Response to climate-change survey led to Hass' departure from Edelman

Edelman global CEO Richard Edelman said former US CEO Mark Hass was fired from the agency in part because of the way he responded to an investigation into PR agencies' work with climate-change deniers.

Brands pay tribute to Robin Williams in real time

Brands pay tribute to Robin Williams in real time

Brands paid heartfelt tribute to Robin Williams on Monday night after the TV and film star's reported suicide.

How the White House used social alongside traditional media to announce action in Iraq

How the White House used social alongside traditional media to announce action in Iraq

The major cable news networks picked up President Obama's 9 pm statement from the White House on new action in Iraq, but the Obama administration also used the full range of social media tools to get its message across.

Help us change rhetoric into reality

Help us change rhetoric into reality

Join the debate as PRWeek gathers together the most senior individuals in the communications industry to highlight the fact that good business is better business.

Edelman China situation puts all PR pros on notice

Edelman China situation puts all PR pros on notice

PR pros and brand communicators in Asia will all be taking note of recent clampdowns on the media by Chinese authorities.

Tough challenges for H+K's new leadership

Tough challenges for H+K's new leadership

H+K's global reorganization is in place - the challenge now will be to get the pieces working together to build positive momentum.

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