Several prominent news organizations were blocked from a press briefing with Sean Spicer on Friday afternoon.
New findings from the 2017 Edelman Trust Barometer paint a complicated relationship between Silicon Valley (the region) and Silicon Valley (the tech sector).
An increasingly put-upon media has started to retaliate against President Trump's fake news accusations, led by The New York Times with its 'hard truth' campaign - it is in the best interests of everyone in PR to join this effort.
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That's the problem WPP had last weekend after Kraft Heinz began working with Finsbury on its takeover of Unilever, one of the holding company's biggest clients.
Global media organisation The New York Times has launched a campaign that tackles fake news and underlines the commitment required to produce quality, independent and honest journalism.
Rich Ferraro, previously at Viacom, will take on the chief communications officer role; and Jim Halloran, previously at Twitter, will serve as chief digital officer.
Apple, Microsoft, and Salesforce were among the companies that expressed their displeasure with the White House's decision to roll back protections for transgender students on Wednesday night.
Kerris is set to join the agency on March 6, reporting to Kym White.
Vested Ventures is a program that invests in startups involved in finance and technology with both money and comms support.
The ride-hailing platform is sending an empathetic message to users who are deleting its app and referencing allegations it ignored claims of sexual harassment within its workforce.
Here are three misconceptions brands have about Snapchat. Why they're wrong.
Membit is an AR photo-sharing app that allows "pictures to be placed and viewed in the exact location they were captured."
On the second day of its IPO roadshow, Snap's founders fended off pointed questions from skeptical investors.
Uber is entering day four of a crisis set off by a former engineer claiming her complaints about sexual harassment were ignored by its human resources department.
Louis Vuitton, Oscar de la Renta and Stella McCartney appear in the "Beauty and the Beast" star's posts.
The brand teamed up with artist Steven Spazuk to create a limited edition lighter and video content about his creative process.
The agency will promote Ireland as a good place to do business.
The insurance company gave $2 to the Aflac Cancer Center for every tweet, post, share, and comment on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube that used the hashtag #Duckprints.
Whitehouse joined the company last April as VP and chief communications officer.
He is set to join the fashion brand in April.
Soon after launching Instagram Live Stories, Facebook has made an update to WhatsApp that again challenges Snapchat ahead of its IPO.
The ride-hailing company has enlisted a former attorney general to investigate claims it did nothing about reports of sexual harassment.
David Brain, president and CEO of Edelman Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, is to leave the agency after 13 years.
Discover Los Angeles is bringing 'all the feels' of the iconic US city to the UK leg of its global brand campaign, which launched today (20 February).
Despite being dropped by Disney and YouTube, PewDiePie may still have a path forward working with smaller brands.
Meet the man who will be leading communications for the Trump White House.
As the world's largest PR firm reports its lowest annual growth for seven years, everyone in the agency sector is retooling for an integrated and converged future in a bid to avoid becoming marginalized.
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The yearlong experiment in modesty ends, but the battle over the magazine's future rages on.
The Trump administration is about to take some heat off Sean Spicer by hiring Mike Dubke as communications director, according to reports. Several Trump loyalists aren't happy.
Amy Dacey will head up the firm's issues management and public affairs practice and manage the Washington, D.C. office.
Announced in January, the changes were rolled out on Thursday. Facebook is hoping they cut down on the amount of fake news shared via the section.
A new study from 104 West found communicators and clients have different marcomms and measurement priorities.
She will work alongside Stuart Smith as the WPP firm restructures into Ogilvy U.S.A.
Major League Baseball (MLB) has hired W Communications to a wide-ranging, six-figure brief to grow the brand across Europe.
She is currently communications and marketing manager at Vogue and Teen Vogue.
In its recent campaign, the fabric-softener brand invites consumers to create personalized videos and have mascot Snuggle Bear sing to their Valentines.
Snap is tempering expectations for its upcoming IPO, which is still on track to be the largest tech floatation in the U.S. since Alibaba nearly three years ago.
Huntsworth has issued an upbeat trading statement ahead of its full-year trading update next month, saying it "traded well" in Q4 and stating that the restructure of Grayling is "now complete".
The parent company of Snapchat has a charismatic leader and an interesting story to tell. What remains to be seen is whether it can emphasize both enough to assuage investors' concerns about stalling user growth and increased competition.
In today's hyper-political climate, even the best intentioned of campaigns can be criticized as opportunistic.
Experts are split on whether brands should push back against or placate the president if he mentions them on Twitter. Yet they agree all brands should be prepared for the scenario.
After a year of declining ratings, this Sunday's Super Bowl could be the NFL's chance to hook its next generation of fans.
In an ultra-politicized world, Silicon Valley has to choose between angering the world's most powerful man or a vindictive consumer market. Since last weekend, it's picked the former.
Physical retail outlets aren't going extinct, but they will have to adopt new technologies to make their stores a must-visit in a hyper-competitive environment, say experts.
The communications freeze could be attributed to a new administration getting settled. Or it could be a sign of more tensions ahead between the press and the White House.
Healthcare communicators are monitoring each word of the debate about the future of the Affordable Care Act.
Automakers are using the event to show off mobility technologies, and so are the suppliers and partners who are helping them along the way to self-driving cars.
Can Sean Spicer, incoming White House press secretary and communications director, handle both the podium and the playbook? Experts say it may not matter. Donald Trump is his own communicator-in-chief.
Don't look now, but management consultancies such as Accenture and technology giants like IBM are moving onto the turf of WPP, Omnicom, and Publicis. How long before they're major marketing services players in their own right?
Federal departments will have to show the worth of their communications campaigns to keep their funding and staff during the Trump presidency.
Business development officer is the new hot job in the PR agency world as firms reevaluate what they want from the position.
Communicators don't expect the fake news phenomenon to dissipate anytime soon, so they are considering ways to respond to false articles posted with malicious intent.
Virtual reality may be the flavor of the week, but it has several hurdles to clear before it's a more common part of marketing campaigns.