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Next Fifteen announces £4.3m share sale as it targets more acquisitions

Next Fifteen announces £4.3m share sale as it targets more acquisitions

Next Fifteen has announced plans for a share sale to raise about £4.3m (about $6.5 million) as it targets further acquisitions, specifically three investment and acquisition opportunities expected over the next six months.

Bloomberg launches flagship media site with a broader view

Bloomberg launches flagship media site with a broader view

Bloomberg has expanded its media footprint with the launch of a flagship media site, Bloomberg Business, designed to broaden the financial giant's coverage of the business world.

Seven things PR pros need to know on Tuesday morning, 1.27.2015

Seven things PR pros need to know on Tuesday morning, 1.27.2015

Blizzard of 2015 turns out to be a dud; Facebook suffers late-night outage; Indiana plans state-run news service; Kraft sticks up for Patriots.

Publicis Groupe extends deadline for Sapient deal again

Publicis Groupe extends deadline for Sapient deal again

Publicis Groupe has extended the deadline for Sapient shareholders to accept its $3.7 billion offer for a fourth time.

Players' personalities pave way for dream Super Bowl for marketers

Players' personalities pave way for dream Super Bowl for marketers

Tom Brady. Richard Sherman. Rob Gronkowski. Russell Wilson. Super Bowl XLIX is big on charisma - and a big opportunity for marketers.

Five things PR pros need to know on Monday morning, 1.26.2015

Five things PR pros need to know on Monday morning, 1.26.2015

PR industry in the Northeast prepares for blizzard; Christie establishes a PAC; Latest on deflategate.

PRWeek's PR360 global industry extravaganza set for April

PRWeek's PR360 global industry extravaganza set for April

Tickets are now available for the inaugural PR360 event in London, a must-attend gathering of PR professionals from across the globe featuring insights from some of the world's leading comms figures.

Seven things PR pros need to know on Friday morning, 1.23.2015

Seven things PR pros need to know on Friday morning, 1.23.2015

Sony pushes back Q4 earnings report; Comcast's lobbying in focus; Obama interviews on YouTube get a little weird.

Pedersen: Huntsworth management shake-up sparked resignation

Pedersen: Huntsworth management shake-up sparked resignation

Pete Pedersen has told PRWeek that the arrival of new management at Huntsworth represented the "best of possible timings" to resign as Grayling CEO, but he predicted success for the parent company despite recent difficulties.

Pete Pedersen resigns as Grayling CEO

Pete Pedersen resigns as Grayling CEO

Pete Pedersen has resigned from his role as Grayling CEO after two years in the job, parent company Huntsworth announced this afternoon.

Shocase launches as social network for PR and marketing pros

Shocase launches as social network for PR and marketing pros

New social network Shocase will help PR and marketing professionals feature their work, stay updated on trends, and connect with others in the industry.

Five ways US journalists are making their stories more shareable: Edelman

Five ways US journalists are making their stories more shareable: Edelman

Journalists are incorporating five key elements into their stories to make them more socially shareable: videos and photos, brevity, localization, more use of human voice, and a proximity to trending topics, according to a study from Edelman.

Six things PR pros need to know on Wednesday morning, 1.14.2015

Six things PR pros need to know on Wednesday morning, 1.14.2015

New Charlie Hebdo issue flies off newsstands; Chipotle stops pork sales at many US restaurants; Pitney Bowes refreshes brand; PRWeek at the Detroit Auto Show.

Seven things PR pros need to know on Friday morning, 1.9.2015

Seven things PR pros need to know on Friday morning, 1.9.2015

Cosby reportedly jokes about rape allegations; Obama introduces community college plan; Macy's to restructure marketing.

Virgin Media looks to bulk up UK PR roster

Virgin Media looks to bulk up UK PR roster

Virgin Media is speaking to two or three PR agencies with a view to expanding its UK roster.

One in four of 'Generation Z' left Facebook in 2014, says Global Messsaging research

One in four of 'Generation Z' left Facebook in 2014, says Global Messsaging research

New research from mobile marketing company Global Messsaging reveals insight into the habits of those born around the year 2000, known as Generation Z.

Former Hillshire Brands CCO Harris to exit Meredith Vieira Show

Former Hillshire Brands CCO Harris to exit Meredith Vieira Show

Jon Harris has moved back to Chicago and is looking to reenter the communications industry.

Sony letter shines spotlight on news outlets' ethics

Sony letter shines spotlight on news outlets' ethics

Sony's attorney David Boies sent a letter to media outlets on Sunday, demanding they destroy any files or other data obtained after a cyberattack last month and cease reporting on their contents.

FleishmanHillard veteran Steve Naru to join Burson-Marsteller next month

FleishmanHillard veteran Steve Naru to join Burson-Marsteller next month

After eight years at FleishmanHillard, Steve Naru will join Burson-Marsteller next month as head of US media relations.

LinkedIn's Krista Canfield connects with Gogobot

LinkedIn's Krista Canfield connects with Gogobot

LinkedIn's Krista Canfield is moving to Gogobot in a VP role.

Journalist Q&As

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.

Journalist Q&A: CNN's Jake Tapper

Journalist Q&A: CNN's Jake Tapper

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.

Journalist Q&A: Randall Lane, Forbes

Journalist Q&A: Randall Lane, Forbes

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.

Journalist Q&A: Marcy McGinnis, Al Jazeera America

Journalist Q&A: Marcy McGinnis, Al Jazeera America

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.

Journalist Q&A: John Newlin, Livingly Media

Journalist Q&A: John Newlin, Livingly Media

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.

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