MDC Partners, the group whose PR firms include Allison+Partners, Albion and Kwittken, is buying Forsman & Bodenfors, the Swedish independent creative agency that triumped in the PR Lions.
Social agency hires four new executives across strategy, digital and creative.
Richard Tsang, PROI's first global chair from Asia-Pacific, spoke to PRWeek Asia about his historic new role and what his plans are for the independent agency network.
Twitter has unveiled emoji stickers, allowing anyone who posts a picture via the mobile app to tack on cartoonish images.
Next Fifteen Communications Group says it should benefit from the falling value of the pound following the EU referendum due to the size of its overseas business, while the impact of any economic downturn in the UK or EU should be "relatively modest".
MSLGroup has made changes to its UK consumer team following the departure of consumer managing director Victoria Biggs, with healthcare MD Avril Lee named as acting consumer head.
WPP CEO and founder Sir Martin Sorrell and the United Nations comms leader tell PRWeek how and why the world's six biggest marcoms holding groups got together to launch a scheme in support of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.
WPP founder and CEO Sir Martin Sorrell has told PRWeek that the organisers of the Cannes Lions ought to consider whether PR firms are not being properly credited for their contribution to prizewinning campaigns.
United Nations secretary-general Ban Ki-moon will bring together the world's biggest marcoms groups in support of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The global partnership allows brands working with Zeno Group to tap into data gathered and analyzed by Origami Logic's Marketing Signal Measurement Platform.
Confectionary giant Mondelez will use Facebook Messenger bots to talk directly to consumers, becoming one of the biggest brands to put money behind the nascent technology.
The new and updated tools were introduced at the 2016 Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity.
The shortlists for four further awards were announced at the Cannes Lions this morning - with Edelman scoring four nominations across three of these and several other PR firms also mentioned.
Here's what you need to know about the technology and Twitter's plans for it.
Weber Shandwick and its subsidiary Prime lead the way in the PR Lions shortlist with seven nominations, while Edelman and sister firm Zeno Group have four, and Engine and MSLGroup three apiece - but ad agencies again make up the bulk of nominees in Cannes.
Agency aligns mainland China and Hong Kong executive teams and creates new Greater China leadership council.
Weber Shandwick has been shortlisted in the Glass Lions category at Cannes for its work on an Indian documentary looking at the aftermath of a horrific gang rape in India in 2012.
Targeting tacos at people who use the taco emoji is one thing. After that, it gets more complicated.
The former Crispin CEO says his new gig has only deepened his love for creative agencies.
More than one in five people use ad blockers in most major markets, with that number far higher among younger people, according to new academic research.
Kelly McEvers, co-host of NPR's All Things Considered, tells Sean Czarnecki about her podcast project, Embedded.
ProPublica made headlines last December with its high-profile "An Unbelievable Story of Rape" collaboration with The Marshall Project. Sean Czarnecki talks investigative journalism with the nonprofit's managing editor Robin Fields
Gawker's newly minted editor-in-chief Alex Pareene details the outlet's unique approach to covering the presidential campaign and editorial changes he has implemented since joining.
Editor-in-chief Jason Buhrmester talks to Dipka Bhambhani about the decision to cover up its models and where the iconic magazine goes from here.
The Fox News co-anchor talks to Laura Nichols about how Donald Trump is making the race for the White House essential viewing and how she leverages Twitter.
Alana Newhouse, editor-in-chief of the Tablet, talks about launching the brand's first print edition and the vital, undeniable role that long form plays.
Rick Berke, executive editor of Stat, speaks to Laura Nichols about the title's strategy to make health medicine and life science content compelling and deliver this news to a general audience
Carin Gorrell, editor-in-chief of Yoga Journal, speaks to Megan Costello about the brand's strategy to engage new enthusiasts and how it leverages digital to reach different demographics
Chad Millman, editor-in-chief of ESPN, speaks to Kathleen Treganowan about the sports media outlet's Web redesign and its efforts to cultivate a captive audience in a crowded market
Bloomberg's Margaret Talev talks to Laura Nichols about life on board Air Force One and how reporting from Inside the Beltway has changed due to the explosion of social media