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Abernathy MacGregor lends Wounded Warrior Project crisis comms support

Abernathy MacGregor lends Wounded Warrior Project crisis comms support

The New York Times and CBS News have posted stories in recent weeks examining the nonprofit's spending.

Robert Senior takes Publicis Communications UK role

Robert Senior takes Publicis Communications UK role

Robert Senior is to lead Publicis Communications' new agency collective in the UK.

New Edelman China CEO: PR less resistant to change than advertising

New Edelman China CEO: PR less resistant to change than advertising

Five days into Jeffrey Yu's new job, PRWeek Asia caught up exclusively with Edelman's China CEO, who downplayed the agency's past troubles while extolling the virtues of PR over advertising.

New York City asks for mom bloggers' help fighting Zika virus

New York City asks for mom bloggers' help fighting Zika virus

The Health Department recommended pregnant women, or women who are planning to become pregnant, consider delaying travel to affected regions.

Burson-Marsteller launches StepUp China

Burson-Marsteller launches StepUp China

New practice, in conjunction with Chinese agency Flyfinger, will focus on comms services for Chinese startups

Groundhog Day: 15 brands react to Phil's early spring prediction

Groundhog Day: 15 brands react to Phil's early spring prediction

Brands across different industries were able to find creative ways to connect their products with the world-famous furry forecaster - even cat litter brand Tidy Cats.

Pitching the end of the world: The comms challenges behind promoting the Doomsday Clock

Pitching the end of the world: The comms challenges behind promoting the Doomsday Clock

Despite the nuclear deal with Iran and the Paris climate accords, the world hasn't staved off disaster. How Hastings Group pitched that morbid story to members of the media.

Edelman restructures UAE operation with new leadership team under Tod Donhauser

Edelman restructures UAE operation with new leadership team under Tod Donhauser

Edelman has announced a new leadership team in the United Arab Emirates, naming Edelman South Africa managing director Tod Donhauser as the new Edelman UAE chief executive, as part of a restructure following last year's acquisition of local agency Dabo & Co.

Jack Morton China hires new MD

Jack Morton China hires new MD

Evie Loo takes over from Adam Charles, who vacates the position after six years

There's no sweetheart tax deal, Google comms chief Peter Barron tells BBC

There's no sweetheart tax deal, Google comms chief Peter Barron tells BBC

Google EMEA's vice-president for comms and public affairs has appeared on BBC's The Andrew Marr Show to defend the firm's tax arrangements in the UK.

PRWeek Global Agency Business Report/UK Top 150 list - act now to be included

PRWeek Global Agency Business Report/UK Top 150 list - act now to be included

PR agencies have just two weeks left to submit their figures to be included in PRWeek's 2016 Global Agency Business Report (GABR) and the UK Top 150 PR Consultancies list.

Redefining PR as lobbying should be a nonstarter in New York

Redefining PR as lobbying should be a nonstarter in New York

The state's Joint Ethics Commission passed a measure that would redefine PR pros as lobbyists this week. It might be well intentioned, but it's unrealistic and unenforceable.

Chime Communications hires ex-Diageo CEO Paul Walsh as chairman

Chime Communications hires ex-Diageo CEO Paul Walsh as chairman

Chime Communications has appointed former Diageo CEO Paul Walsh as its new chairman - Chime's first major appointment since US private equity firm Providence took a majority stake in the group in October.

London agency 3 Monkeys acquired by Edelman's Zeno Group

London agency 3 Monkeys acquired by Edelman's Zeno Group

3 Monkeys Communications, one of the UK's biggest independent PR shops, has been acquired by global consultancy network Zeno Group, the sister agency of Edelman.

#StopHateDumpTrump: Grassroots movement  aims to hold media accountable

#StopHateDumpTrump: Grassroots movement aims to hold media accountable

A group of volunteer advocates is using celebrity support to help the initiative gain steam.

The 7 stories PR pros need to know on Thursday morning, 1.28.2016

The 7 stories PR pros need to know on Thursday morning, 1.28.2016

What to watch during a Trump-less debate; Takata CEO to exit; Facebook earnings blow roof off; Why the Kanye-Wiz beef is a good thing for Twitter; More scrutiny of Wounded Warrior Project.

Eight facts about Facebook's business and users from its Q4 financials

Eight facts about Facebook's business and users from its Q4 financials

Facebook released impressive quarterly results at 2pm US Pacific Time (10pm GMT) yesterday.

UK Government, HSBC, Nestlé, Vodafone: stellar names added to PR360 line-up

UK Government, HSBC, Nestlé, Vodafone: stellar names added to PR360 line-up

Alex Aiken, executive director of UK government comms, and senior comms figures from Nestlé, Vodafone, Nationwide Building Society and elsewhere have been added to the stellar line-up for PR360 - PRWeek's global festival of PR.

US performance drives revenue growth at Next Fifteen

US performance drives revenue growth at Next Fifteen

London-listed marcoms group Next Fifteen has reported an eight per cent rise in organic revenue in the 11 months to 31 December, which it said was "largely driven by the US".

Creston: client troubles to hit full-year results despite improved third quarter

Creston: client troubles to hit full-year results despite improved third quarter

Creston says it expects to report slightly lower pre-tax profit and flat like-for-like revenue growth in its full year despite an improved performance in Q3, citing project delays and cuts from clients, partially linked to "uncertainty" in the global economy.

Journalist Q&As

Fox News' Martha MacCallum: Trump's campaign 'turning the model on its head'

Fox News' Martha MacCallum: Trump's campaign 'turning the model on its head'

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.

The Tablet tackles eclectic mix of topics from Anne Frank manga to life in Miami

The Tablet tackles eclectic mix of topics from Anne Frank manga to life in Miami

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.

For medicine & science coverage, news site Stat may be just what the doctor ordered

For medicine & science coverage, news site Stat may be just what the doctor ordered

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

How decades-old Yoga Journal exploded onto digital after 40 years in print

How decades-old Yoga Journal exploded onto digital after 40 years in print

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

ESPN's redesign reflects changing consumer habits

ESPN's redesign reflects changing consumer habits

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

The challenges and privileges of being a White House Correspondent

The challenges and privileges of being a White House Correspondent

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

Online content hub The Odyssey posts over 2,000 articles a week. And it's still growing

Online content hub The Odyssey posts over 2,000 articles a week. And it's still growing

The Odyssey started as a student-run newspaper, but has tapped into the Millennial zeitgeist to rapidly expand. Kathleen Treganowan talks to managing editor Kate Waxler about what lies ahead.

'We love it': The Onion's president on when people think the articles are real

'We love it': The Onion's president on when people think the articles are real

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

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.