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Seven things PR pros need to know on Wednesday morning, 2.25.2015

Seven things PR pros need to know on Wednesday morning, 2.25.2015

Southwest grounds dozens of planes; Progressive is up to something on Twitter; NFL stadium plan for greater Los Angeles approved; More O'Reilly claims under the microscope.

Biggest PR issue of our time could be battle against online extremists

Biggest PR issue of our time could be battle against online extremists

ISIL has got a head start on the West and used sophisticated modern social media and comms techniques to do so.

ESPN has Olbermann take the rest of the week off after Penn State Twitter spat

ESPN has Olbermann take the rest of the week off after Penn State Twitter spat

Journalists often interact tersely with readers and viewers on Twitter, but it rarely goes this far.

Five things PR pros need to know on Tuesday morning, 2.24.2015

Five things PR pros need to know on Tuesday morning, 2.24.2015

VA secretary apologizes for saying he was in US Special Forces; Bill O'Reilly vs. The New York Times over Argentina war reporting; FIFA recommends 2022 winter World Cup.

PRWeek Global Awards: finalists revealed

PRWeek Global Awards: finalists revealed

Golin, Hotwire, Llorente & Cuenca and TogoRun are all finalists in the International Agency of the Year category at the prestigious PRWeek Global Awards 2015.

The Oscars, and four other things PR pros need to know on Monday morning, 2.23.2015

The Oscars, and four other things PR pros need to know on Monday morning, 2.23.2015

Oscar marketing winners and losers; Former colleagues dispute O'Reilly's war-reporting record; Walker shifts to the right on abortion.

Six things PR pros need to know on Friday morning, 2.20.2015

Six things PR pros need to know on Friday morning, 2.20.2015

Bill O'Reilly faces a Brian Williams problem of his own; YouTube to roll out kids website; Comcast plans touching Oscars ad; A 70s revival of Mad Men.

Six things PR pros need to know on Thursday morning, 2.19.2015

Six things PR pros need to know on Thursday morning, 2.19.2015

Obama speech on extremism draws partisan reaction; Ello names first CMO; More investors back Uber.

LinkedIn adds focus on new economy, Millennials with latest editorial hires

LinkedIn adds focus on new economy, Millennials with latest editorial hires

The social network for professionals has added three journalists to its in-house editorial team.

Eight things PR pros need to know on Wednesday morning, 2.18.2015

Eight things PR pros need to know on Wednesday morning, 2.18.2015

Rand Paul eyes early April announcement; Snapchat valuation could hit $19 billion; Maxim redesign.

John Doe to lend GM a hand on Buick, GMC lifestyle programs

John Doe to lend GM a hand on Buick, GMC lifestyle programs

The UK-based firm also won work from H&M and Beats by Dre in the fourth quarter of 2014.

Six things PR pros need to know on Friday morning, 2.13.2015

Six things PR pros need to know on Friday morning, 2.13.2015

NYT's David Carr dies; Obama to meet with tech-sector chiefs; Kraft CMO out.

Havas hires Grey's Chris Hirst to head new 'greater Europe' arm as 2014 sales rise

Havas hires Grey's Chris Hirst to head new 'greater Europe' arm as 2014 sales rise

Havas has hired Chris Hirst, CEO of ad agency Grey London, to lead its 'greater Europe' business, which will include the UK for the first time, as it reports a 5.1 per cent rise in organic sales in 2014.

The 'nerve-racking' experience of placing a client on 'The Daily Show'

The 'nerve-racking' experience of placing a client on 'The Daily Show'

Booking a client for an interview with Jon Stewart wasn't for the faint of heart.

Eight things PR pros need to know on Thursday morning, 2.12.2015

Eight things PR pros need to know on Thursday morning, 2.12.2015

Publicis revenue up 3.2% in Q4; WPP to take stake in comScore; CBS News' Simon dies after Manhattan car crash.

Publicis Groupe expects return to 'satisfactory' growth in 2015 after strong Q4

Publicis Groupe expects return to 'satisfactory' growth in 2015 after strong Q4

Publicis Groupe expects to return to "more satisfactory levels of growth" in 2015 as it reports a strong end to 2014.

News Corp. picks Daisy Dunlop as deputy comms leader

News Corp. picks Daisy Dunlop as deputy comms leader

She is reporting to News Corp. CCO Jim Kennedy.

Five things PR pros need to know on Wednesday morning, 2.11.2015

Five things PR pros need to know on Wednesday morning, 2.11.2015

Brian Williams out at NBC News for six months; Jon Stewart to end run at the 'Daily Show;' White House to set up cybersecurity office.

Seven things PR pros need to know on Tuesday morning, 2.10.2015

Seven things PR pros need to know on Tuesday morning, 2.10.2015

Omnicom Q4 PR revenue up 8.5%; Trust in Brian Williams drops through the floor; Google to revamp health search results.

Six crisis communicators: What we'd tell Brian Williams and NBC News to do next

Six crisis communicators: What we'd tell Brian Williams and NBC News to do next

Crisis communicators share their advice for Brian Williams and NBC News.

Journalist Q&As

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.

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.

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