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#NationalBiscuitDay delights US and UK brands on Twitter

#NationalBiscuitDay delights US and UK brands on Twitter

Is it a biscuit or a cookie? Brands on opposite sides of the pond are tweeting about #NationalBiscuitDay and the confusion between the two different types.

Sponsors beware: FIFA's reputation has stunk for decades

Sponsors beware: FIFA's reputation has stunk for decades

This week's arrests in Zurich of officials of soccer's global governing body by the US Justice Department have prompted an avalanche of negative attention on FIFA and, increasingly, its commercial partners. But none of this is fresh news.

Yawn: Time to shake up presidential campaign announcements

Yawn: Time to shake up presidential campaign announcements

The live campaign announcement before an adoring, sign-waving crowd just isn't what it used to be.

Why FIFA sponsors should kick comms toward social

Why FIFA sponsors should kick comms toward social

With all eyes on FIFA, sponsors should take more advantage of social media to voice their views.

What new candidate won the week in the media?

What new candidate won the week in the media?

Whose launch got the best coverage? Bernie Sanders? Rick Santorum? George Pataki?

Your call: What should FIFA's sponsors do?

Your call: What should FIFA's sponsors do?

Stick around? Or move on to other, less controversial soccer sponsorships?

FIFA sponsors, minus Gazprom, voice concerns about scandal

FIFA sponsors, minus Gazprom, voice concerns about scandal

Nearly all of FIFA's sponsors demanded the organization get its act together on corruption.

Crisis PR pros don't buy FIFA spokesman's positive take on arrests

Crisis PR pros don't buy FIFA spokesman's positive take on arrests

Comms chief Walter De Gregorio said Wednesday is "a good day for FIFA." Crisis communicators didn't believe him.

Timeline: FIFA in crisis

Timeline: FIFA in crisis

Up to the minute on FIFA's corruption crisis: Blatter expected to win another term.

Media keep open mind on new business models

Media keep open mind on new business models

Legacy media companies are accepting transition.

Taco Bell, Pizza Hut jump on healthy food bandwagon

Taco Bell, Pizza Hut jump on healthy food bandwagon

Both will soon remove artificial ingredients from their menus. However, parent company Yum Brands did not say anything about its KFC chain.

Jeb's Iraq fail blows GOP race even more wide open

Jeb's Iraq fail blows GOP race even more wide open

How did he not know a question on Iraq was coming?

The PR employee benefits disconnect

The PR employee benefits disconnect

Recruitment and retention are top of mind for all PR leaders and PRWeek's recent reports show this is going to be an increasingly brutal battleground for companies looking to maintain a stable and productive workforce.

Don't put all Millennials in the same box

Don't put all Millennials in the same box

Millennials are not a homogenous group of individuals, so a one-size-fits-all marcomms approach won't work.

Memorial Day Weekend edition: Which 2016 contender won the week in the media?

Memorial Day Weekend edition: Which 2016 contender won the week in the media?

Get ready for three days of intense local campaign politics.

NYC Mayor de Blasio names Hinton press secretary

NYC Mayor de Blasio names Hinton press secretary

Karen Hinton previously ran her own firm for more than 15 years.

Crisis gurus see Takata record recall as landmark case study in the making

Crisis gurus see Takata record recall as landmark case study in the making

How Japanese airbag-maker Takata handles the recall of 34 million US cars could set a standard for future crises, they said on Twitter.

Don't worry, women of Cannes Lions: You can wear flats on the red carpet

Don't worry, women of Cannes Lions: You can wear flats on the red carpet

The Cannes Film Festival is facing backlash after reportedly turning away some women who were wearing flats.

'Hello, Twitter! It's Barack. Really!' Obama gets his own account

'Hello, Twitter! It's Barack. Really!' Obama gets his own account

After six years in office, another social media first for the Obama White House.

Slideshow: Take a tour of the PR Museum

Slideshow: Take a tour of the PR Museum

The inspiration behind the institution is Edward Bernays, who is often called the father of public relations.

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