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Brands rejoice on Twitter as gay marriage is legalized

Brands rejoice on Twitter as gay marriage is legalized

After the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is officially legal in the US, brands showcased their pride on social media.

New tool uncovers comms influence on stock market performance

New tool uncovers comms influence on stock market performance

NEW YORK: Business Wire and News Quantified have co-launched an IR tool that gauges the influence of a press release on a company's stock market performance.

Global Power Book: Malcolm Tucker and CJ Cregg named as top fictional PRs

Global Power Book: Malcolm Tucker and CJ Cregg named as top fictional PRs

Malcolm Tucker from The Thick of It has narrowly trumped The West Wing's CJ Cregg as the favourite fictional PR character among entrants to PRWeek's Global Power Book.

White House bond brings Fenway Strategies and The Incite Agency together

White House bond brings Fenway Strategies and The Incite Agency together

"Since we all left the [Obama] administration, we've looked for opportunities to work together with old friends and colleagues, particularly when they have particular skill sets," said Ben LaBolt, founding partner at The Incite Agency.

The 6 stories PR pros need to know on Thursday morning, 6.25.2015

The 6 stories PR pros need to know on Thursday morning, 6.25.2015

PBS puts the brakes on new seasons of 'Finding Your Roots;' What to look for from the Supreme Court; Google executive dies at Cannes; Takata CEO apologizes.

Global Power Book: Senior PR figures reveal how their jobs have changed

Global Power Book: Senior PR figures reveal how their jobs have changed

PRWeek asked entrants to our Global Power Book in what respect their job has changed the most in the past five years. Here are some of our favourite responses.

Fishburn chairman Simon Matthews steps down

Fishburn chairman Simon Matthews steps down

Fishburn chairman Simon Matthews is to step down after more than 20 years at the agency.

WPP, Daily Mail and SnapChat launch digital content agency Truffle Pig

WPP, Daily Mail and SnapChat launch digital content agency Truffle Pig

WPP's Sir Martin Sorrell has today launched a digital content agency called Truffle Pig as a part of a tripartite with the Daily Mail and SnapChat, describing it as "a new way and new approach" to generating revenue.

Global Power Book: PR chiefs reveal literary ambitions

Global Power Book: PR chiefs reveal literary ambitions

The Global Power Book entrants are an eclectic group, and this came to the fore when asked by our survey what they would do for a living if they didn't work in PR. But the literary ambitions of many were clear, with writer being the single most common answer (20).

Ex-Bloomberg journalist named senior vice president at ICR in Beijing

Ex-Bloomberg journalist named senior vice president at ICR in Beijing

Edmond Lococo spent the last five years covering the tech beat in China

Global Power Book: Talent is sector's biggest challenge

Global Power Book: Talent is sector's biggest challenge

Finding and retaining top talent is the industry's greatest challenge, according to senior global PR figures featured in PRWeek's Global Power Book.

PRWeek outlines biggest players in world PR with launch of Global Power Book

PRWeek outlines biggest players in world PR with launch of Global Power Book

PRWeek today launches its Global Power Book, the definitive guide to the most influential people in world PR.

John Doe supports Equinox LGBTQA #PoweredByPride effort

John Doe supports Equinox LGBTQA #PoweredByPride effort

The gym brand launched a social media campaign in support of Pride Month on Thursday.

LinkedIn updates Shannon Stubo's title to CMO

LinkedIn updates Shannon Stubo's title to CMO

She took over the job on an interim basis a month ago.

Your call: Does Brian Williams deserve another chance?

Your call: Does Brian Williams deserve another chance?

NBC News is reportedly set to announce it is bringing back Brian Williams - but not as the anchor of its nightly news program.

Miles Young to leave Ogilvy & Mather to take Oxford University role

Miles Young to leave Ogilvy & Mather to take Oxford University role

Miles Young is to retire from his role as worldwide chairman and CEO of Ogilvy & Mather in September 2016 to take a post at Oxford University.

The Economist goes for Golin as agency of record in Asia

The Economist goes for Golin as agency of record in Asia

Agency won competitive pitch to work with the current affairs title, first published in 1843

Growth accelerates at WPP PR and public affairs arm, but not in UK

Growth accelerates at WPP PR and public affairs arm, but not in UK

WPP has reported a 1.8 per cent rise in like-for-like net sales at its PR and public affairs division for the first four months of 2015, with growth reported in all regions except the UK and Continental Europe.

Creston FY pre-tax profit grows three per cent; buys stake in ad firm 18 Feet & Rising

Creston FY pre-tax profit grows three per cent; buys stake in ad firm 18 Feet & Rising

Nelson Bostock Unlimited owner Creston has reported a two per cent rise in full-year pre-tax profit to £9.9m, as it continues its acquisition programme by buying a 27 per cent stake in advertising firm 18 Feet & Rising for £1m.

Brunswick's Comart joins MediaMath as first global comms head

Brunswick's Comart joins MediaMath as first global comms head

Comart joined the global tech company on May 26.

Journalist Q&As

Men's Health editor doesn't sweat about the future of print

Men's Health editor doesn't sweat about the future of print

Bill Phillips, editor-in-chief of Men's Health, speaks to Lindsay Stein about his new book and a risky move to find a cover star.

HGTV Magazine's Peterson gets crafty to reach homeowners

HGTV Magazine's Peterson gets crafty to reach homeowners

Three years after launching HGTV Magazine, editor-in-chief Sara Peterson shares how the publication stays fresh.

Fortune's Gharib: How digital media changed the CEO role

Fortune's Gharib: How digital media changed the CEO role

Fortune's senior special correspondent Susie Gharib talks about transitioning to broadcast journalism and why she rejoined the outlet in February.

The Advocate's editor on why the title chose Putin as 'Person of the Year'

The Advocate's editor on why the title chose Putin as 'Person of the Year'

Matthew Breen, editor-in-chief, The Advocate, speaks to Laura Nichols about the LGBT title's evolution in print and online, and how it chose its controversial person of the year.

San Francisco Chronicle's Audrey Cooper on the importance of local journalism

San Francisco Chronicle's Audrey Cooper on the importance of local journalism

Audrey Cooper, managing editor, San Francisco Chronicle, speaks to Laura Nichols about juggling two websites and a print product and the importance of local journalism.

Journalist Q&A: Zach Seward, Quartz

Journalist Q&A: Zach Seward, Quartz

Zach Seward, senior editor, Quartz, discusses the media outlet's website redesigns, its approach to native advertising, and the title's latest addition, The Brief.

Journalist Q&A: Matthew Belloni, The Hollywood Reporter

Journalist Q&A: Matthew Belloni, The Hollywood Reporter

Matthew Belloni, executive editor and blogger for The Hollywood Reporter, speaks to Lindsay Stein about the entertainment legal world and competing with showbiz outlets.

Journalist Q&A: Neha Gandhi, Refinery29

Journalist Q&A: Neha Gandhi, Refinery29

Neha Gandhi, executive editor at Refinery29, a lifestyle and fashion property, speaks about recent changes at the site and forging relationships with readers.

Journalist Q&A: Risk & Reward's Deirdre Bolton

Journalist Q&A: Risk & Reward's Deirdre Bolton

Deirdre Bolton, host of Fox Business Network's Risk & Reward, speaks about how she broke into the TV industry and how the show interacts with viewers on social media.

Journalist Q&A: ABC's Byron Pitts

Journalist Q&A: ABC's Byron Pitts

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.

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