The National Security Agency is hiring a full-time director of strategic communications.
Journalists believe that social media plays a vital role in driving the effect and success of traditional news stories, according to a survey by Ogilvy Public Relations.
Dave DenHerder, US CEO of Burson-Marsteller, will step down from his role on September 1. US president Michael Law will succeed him.
HSBC has appointed a new head of comms in the US.
Tim Fry, chair of the global technology practice, Weber Shandwick, discusses folding bicycles, memorial bars, the Seattle Space Needle, and more.
Malaysia Airlines may change its name as it contemplates a rebrand to salvage its reputation after two tragic incidents in less than six months.
Congress makes a plan for reform at the VA; Dollar Tree buys Family Dollar; Virgin America files for IPO.
MSLGroup has hired former Weber Shandwick digital chief James Warren in an EMEA-wide role as the agency labels digital "a top priority".
Pre-tax profit at Blue Rubicon, the corporate PR specialist, rose 10.5 per cent to £3.9m last year.
Hoffman will lead public policy, corporate communications, government affairs, community relations, and philanthropy when he starts on August 25.
The unit, which contains the holding company's PR firms, achieved 11.5% organic growth on revenue of $427 million during the first six months of the year.
Wawona Packing recalled peaches, nectarines, plums, and pluots over concerns of potential listeria contamination.
French believe there are no survivors in Air Algerie crash; Amazon reports surprising quarterly loss; Zillow looks to buy Trulia; Google honors more than half of European 'right to be forgotten' requests; GM dealers don't mind recalls; Talks over VA reform bill break down.
The affiliation agreement with Auckland-based boutique firm One Plus One Communications extends MSLGroup's presence in Asia Pacific
Both will offer public policy advice and communications counsel to corporate, association, and nonprofit clients in the newly created roles.
GlobalWebIndex surveyed people who watched the competition in the UK, US, and Brazil. The research found that sponsor awareness was much higher in the host nation than the other two markets.
Twitter releases diversity statistics; Air Algerie flight disappears from radar; Facebook earnings; FAA lifts ban on flights to Israel; Execution in Arizona takes two hours.
Worldwide Exposure, the creative agency behind a series of global VIP fundraisers, has appointed Golden Goose PR.
Dunkin' Donuts sought an agency to help with local PR as it expands into California.
The importance of social media to European communications professionals appears to be tapering off, according to the latest European Communication Monitor report.
Don't expect press releases to cease to exist anytime soon. But look for them to evolve rather than die out.
Lego's reaction to Greenpeace's PR attack on its partnership with oil company Shell provides a case study of how a company should, or should not, react when it is targeted as a corollary in a protest campaign.
World Cup sponsors such as Hyundai, Coca-Cola, and Emirates tell PRWeek how they are keeping the ball rolling on soccer sponsorships after the tournament's end.
The two global fast food chains scramble to assure Chinese customers after a TV sting report accuses supplier of processing expired meat. What can these MNCs do to win back consumer trust in the wake of the latest scandal to hit their credibility?
LinkedIn is poised to become an even more valuable tool for b-to-b communicators after incorporating Newsle into its platform.
The airline's decision to go to social media first with what little information it had is a sign of the times and an "appropriate" tactic, say crisis comms experts.
Korean multinational cuts ties with a Chinese supplier after a US rights group reports that it employed children in factories. Incident reveals why monitoring supply chain is a critical part of managing reputation
It might be tempting for business executives or celebrities to take advantage of the "right to be forgotten" ruling in Europe. But they risk the "Streisand effect" if they do so.