Anonymous quotes explain Time Warner-21st Century Fox gulf, Microsoft expected to announce layoffs today; Civil rights groups demand Twitter released diversity data.
Comcast has a simple message for employees: Don't act like the 'aggressive' customer-retention representative who was recorded trying to stop AOL VP of product Ryan Block from cancelling his service.
LinkedIn has acquired Newsle, a web app that enables users to follow real-time updates on social media platforms about connections, contacts, and public figures.
The organization is looking for a firm to provide services including media relations and publicity, social media, celebrity endorsements, seasonal campaigns, message and partnership development, and national community-based events.
The Wall Street Journal is celebrating its 125th anniversary by focusing on how it has evolved over the years while staying true to its founding principles.
Stricker is continuing to report to CEO Dick Costolo with responsibility for leading Twitter's consumer marketing, global media, and worldwide PR efforts.
Based at the company's regional headquarters in Franklin, Tennessee, Twork will report to Infiniti Americas VP Michael Bartsch, who also joined the company from Porsche Cars North America, where he was EVP and COO, last September.
British journalists told their stories will be removed from Google searches after "right to be forgotten" ruling; When is the right time for a CEO to disclose an illness?; Sandberg apologizes; Target asks customers to leave guns at home; US soccer nearly draws record ratings again.
TheNewsMarket, a content hub and distribution channel, has launched YourNewsMarket, a platform that enables brands to build an online newsroom or media center "out of the box."
New figures show 300 million tweets have been published about the World Cup, compared to 150 million about the Olympics during London 2012.
The study found that CCOs use traditional and social media for different purposes. For instance, 63% of those surveyed find traditional and social media to be equally effective for resolving a crisis or issue, while 76% of global CCOs said traditional media is better for disclosing financial performance.
The Prime Minister's former comms director Andy Coulson has been found guilty of phone hacking at the Old Bailey, while his ex-tabloid colleague Rebekah Brooks has been cleared of all charges.
The network is distributing a simple message through traditional and social media: free them now.
Stricker will continue to report to CEO Dick Costolo and lead marcomms.
Hot or Not, a site that enables users to rate the attractiveness of strangers, has hired former IAC communications director Justine Sacco as head of PR as it relaunches in the US. Sacco was fired late last year by IAC for Twitter comments about Africa that prompted a firestorm on the microblogging service.
Eight additional PR firms joined Wikipedia's compliance framework for communications professionals on Monday.
Phil Gomes, SVP at Edelman Digital, talks with PRWeek about how his firm is enforcing Wikipedia's technical regulations among its staffers and clients.
The Council of Public Relations Firms on Wednesday joined more than ten communications agencies that have signed a statement outlining how they intend to comply with Wikipedia's policies.
Edelman, FleishmanHillard, Burson-Marsteller, and Ketchum are among the firms that have signed the framework.
Morrisons director of corporate affairs and comms and former Labour Party policy officer Richard Taylor has left the beleaguered supermarket to join Tony Blair Associates.
Byron Pitts, ABC anchor, speaks to Lindsay Stein about leveraging social media to drive people back to TV, his interview wish list, and what to expect from the network in the coming year.
Jake Tapper, anchor on CNN's The Lead with Jake Tapper, talks to Diana Bradley about the show's first year on air and how social plays an integral role in shaping content.
Randall Lane, editor of Forbes, talks about his obsession with news streams, how the brand has grown its digital traffic, and specific rules for PR pros when pitching writers.
Marcy McGinnis, SVP, newsgathering, for Al Jazeera America, talks to Diana Bradley about the news organization's grand plans to stay afloat, after its slow start in the ratings last summer.
John Newlin, group editor-in-chief of Livingly Media, talks to Sarah Shearman about strategies for digital titles and how online publishers are embracing native-advertising concepts.
Jen Bernstein, managing editor of High Times, talks about how the print edition is still the brand's number one product.
Lou Ann Sabatier, CEO, MediaDC, talks to Virgil Dickson about why its Washington Examiner transitioned from a daily newspaper to a weekly political-only magazine and website.
Mitzi Miller, editor-in-chief of Jet, talks to Virgil Dickson about the magazine's first redesign since its inception and ideas to draw in a new generation of younger readers.
Ken Brusic, editor of the Orange County Register, talks to Virgil Dickson about how the newspaper has expanded its content output and increased circulation figures.
Andrew Pergam, senior editor, video, at The Washington Post, talks to Virgil Dickson about the newspaper shifting focus toward video and packaging stories in multiple formats.