New York officials hold Thursday night Ebola press conference; Marshall University hires PR firm to tout football team ahead of College Football Playoff; Former RFK press aide dies.
Christian Cull has left MSLGroup after just four months, with the agency not planning to replace him.
Big data and influence were some of the subjects under the microscope at the PR Council's Critical Issues Forum event in Manhattan on Thursday.
Most brands are trying to disrupt the market, but what does disruption actually mean?
With its shares at a record high, Domino's Pizza isn't taking a media relations victory lap. Instead, the chain is getting ready to tout its next brand innovation.
Macros De Quinto will move into the chief marketing and commercial officer role vacated by Joe Tripodi next year.
Millennials care more about their health - but they're also more stressed out and depressed - according to a study released this week.
Publicis reports 1% Q3 growth; Zuckerberg speaks Chinese at Beijing event; Harper calls Ottawa shootings a terrorist act.
Cake PR has called on London-based bands Rudimental and Gorgon City to perform a live gig on board an in-flight Boeing 787 later today, to promote Virgin Atlantic's new fleet.
A string of new business wins for MSLGroup played its part in restrained growth at Publicis Groupe, the French marketing services holding company, last quarter.
Daniel J Edelman (DJE) China COO Sanjay Nair has been appointed as managing director of Edelman Beijing. He succeeds Kevin Wang, who was recently named managing director of Edelman China's Corporate practice
Kevin Silverman, director of healthcare innovation at Ruder Finn, died suddenly on Monday at the age of 36.
He made the wager before the Royals lost to the Giants in game one of the World Series on Tuesday night.
Tiffany Cook has been named head of the agency's consumer sector for North America.
In the third major PR agency business deal of the week, Eric Mower + Associates has agreed to acquire Middleton & Gendron.
As major sports leagues evolve the way they deal with player concussions, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has launched a website to better explain the issue.
Interpublic's Constituency Management Group achieved 9.9% organic revenue growth in the third quarter, compared with the year prior. Its PR firms saw organic growth in the high single digits, according to Weber Shandwick CEO Andy Polansky.
Hootsuite views its global agency partner program, launched Wednesday, as an "investment" in the market.
IPG reports nearly 10% Q3 revenue jump for CMG unit; Cision buys Gorkana; Tributes to Ben Bradlee.
The chief executive of Gorkana Group, who is becoming EMEA MD of its new parent company Cision, speaks to PRWeek following the completion of the deal this morning.
Cision has struck a deal to acquire Gorkana Group for an undisclosed sum, on the heels of its combination with Vocus and Visible Technologies.
ICF International has agreed to acquire Olson, which won PRWeek US' Agency of the Year in 2014, subject to regulatory approval.
Millennials are the most hopeful about civility improving in politics and society, according to a study. They are also more likely than other generations to take action when confronted with any kind of incivility.
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission wants to raise awareness about deaths and injuries among children from furniture falling over.
Canon USA has issued an RFP for its PR business.
CVS isn't backing down after a social media influencer called for the chain to stop selling homeopathic remedies by downing a bottle of them herself.
Omnicom Group's PR revenue was up 2.5% on an organic basis to $343.3 million in the third quarter of this year.
Omnicom PR revenue up 2.5% in Q3; Microsoft offers free cloud-computing software to Ebola researchers; Staples investigates potential data breach
Portland Communications is handling comms around the planned flotation of a virtual mobile network operator that includes Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales on its executive team.
The CDC is using a range of methods to calm the fears of hospital workers and the public about Ebola.
The future of Huntsworth has become a subject of speculation following the sudden departure of its chairman Lord Myners, together with the expected retirement of its chief executive Lord Chadlington and a gloomy financial performance.
Communications pros tell PRWeek how they are coordinating stakeholder and public-facing communications amid growing concerns about Ebola in the US.
Greenpeace's success in forcing Lego to stop making Shell-branded toys shows that brands need to be wise to public sentiment when agreeing long-term partnerships.
Golin is on the verge of acquiring the Beijing- based PR firm. The formal announcement, which is expected early next year (2015) flag-posts the IPG agency firmly in the region. CEO Fred Cook is banking on growth and tells PRWeek he would like to see Asia account for at least a third of the firm's revenue
Brands are evolving their LGBT initiatives as gay marriage continues to gain acceptance in the US. As a next step, marketers are looking for more diverse campaigns and improved communication with the community itself.
Keeping a consistent message is key when talking about a corporate separation.
The 11th annual Advertising Week in New York took place September 29 - October 2, 2014. PR pros and marketers alike can gain inspiration from the event.
Imagine your car could automatically find a parking space in a busy city or your fridge could give recipes to your smartphone based on its contents. This future is already here.