A consortium of WPP and American private equity firm Providence has launched a bid to buy Chime Communications for around £350m.
Media intelligence firm wants to push its Outside Insight project in the region
PR director in charge of product launches says firm only communicates when it can add value to users, advertisers or investors.
Pearson has confirmed it is in discussions to sell its 50 per cent share in The Economist, following last week's news that the company has agreed the £844m sale of the Financial Times.
A tumultuous few weeks in the media world for the likes of Nick Denton at Gawker, the Financial Times, and Reddit demonstrate how quickly the landscape is changing and that commercial realities affect all media.
Japanese media company Nikkei has agreed to buy the Financial Times Group for £844m in cash, beating German publishing firm Axel Springer, which was believed to be in advanced talks with Pearson.
Reuters: FT sale in the works; Publicis earnings; Cosmetics win for DeVries; Bob Knott back to Edelman; Uber wins public affairs fight with NYC.
Mark Campbell appointed head of content and Rogan Gilhespie head of data at the agency
Curtis Freet and Jon Penn will co-lead the research firm.
Yet more journalists say they use social media to keep up with the news than newspapers.
FIFA has taken on US-based consulting firm Teneo Holdings as the world football governing body looks to deal with its ongoing crisis.
Chick-fil-A's Cow Appreciation Day blog is one example of a corporate or branded blog that can engage consumers and increase sales.
PRWeek parent company Haymarket Media Group has appointed two new directors for its largest and most influential brands in the marcoms sector - PRWeek and Campaign.
Paul McEntee, former consumer brands director at Edelman UK, has launched his own "maker PR agency" called Mc&T.
Next Fifteen Communications has reported a "positive start" to its new financial year, and said it has secured additional business from major clients Google, Unilever and Carnival Cruise Lines.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission found visuals were necessary to demonstrate the differences in how adults and children see the home.
Spanish-owned agency Llorente & Cuenca plans to open an office in Cuba following its recent €6.4m ($7.1m, £4.6m) capital injection, president and founding partner José Antonio Llorente has told PRWeek.
United Airlines? The Wall Street Journal? The New York Stock Exchange?
Teneo Holdings has acquired UK PR agencies Blue Rubicon and StockWell, doubling its global headcount and creating one of the largest strategic communications practices in Europe.
Broadcaster CNBC has hired Freuds' Lee Thompson to head comms across EMEA, alongside the appointment of Mike Cheong from Burson-Marsteller to take a similar role in Asia Pacific.
The Onion's president Mike McAvoy details how the satirical publication must constantly evolve its look and content to reflect the real-life news outlets it makes fun of
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.
Three years after launching HGTV Magazine, editor-in-chief Sara Peterson shares how the publication stays fresh.
Fortune's senior special correspondent Susie Gharib talks about transitioning to broadcast journalism and why she rejoined the outlet in February.
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.
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.
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.
Matthew Belloni, executive editor and blogger for The Hollywood Reporter, speaks to Lindsay Stein about the entertainment legal world and competing with showbiz outlets.
Neha Gandhi, executive editor at Refinery29, a lifestyle and fashion property, speaks about recent changes at the site and forging relationships with readers.
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.