Iain Bundred, a top Ogilvy PR executive and former political spokesman to ex-Prime Minister Gordon Brown, has been appointed executive director of WPP's Government and Public Sector Practice.
Facebook and Google reportedly worked with a right wing nonprofit during the 2016 presidential election to target swing states with anti-Muslim and anti-refugee messages.
Assura, the FTSE250-listed owner, operator and developer of 475 medical centres throughout the UK, has appointed Edelman as its retained financial comms and public affairs advisor, following a competitive pitch.
Philip Peck, one of the Bell Pottinger staffers who worked on its infamous Oakbay account, has been hired by Sans Frontières Associates, PRWeek has learned.
A chorus of girls raise their voices to Beyoncé's protest song 'Freedom' in a campaign launching on International Day of the Girl to back the U.N.'s Global Goals for Sustainable Development.
Lewinsky worked with Dini von Mueffling Communications and BBDO on the video.
The Trump administration widened the range of exemptions on Friday that employers can claim to end coverage of contraceptives.
Pro-gun and gun-control advocates have ramped up their messaging since a mass shooting took the lives of 59 people in Las Vegas on Sunday night.
In newly released details of last month's decision to sustain McCann's protest of its dismissal from the lucrative pitch, the GAO cited several mistakes made by the Armed Forces branch. Weber Shandwick has worked with McCann on the account.
Authorities are using social media to communicate with the public after a mass shooting in Las Vegas left 50 dead overnight.
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VoteVets and The American Legion took opposing stances on the NFL players' protests on Sunday.
Transport for London has refused to renew Uber's private hire license to operate in London because it is "not fit and proper" and has demonstrated a "lack of corporate responsibility."
Uber's past behavior hasn't helped its case with Transport for London but does revoking its license send the wrong message about the capital?
But the ride-hailing company has three weeks to appeal the decision.
As the debate around ethical practice in PR continues, have trade bodies done enough to rid the sector of bad eggs and enhance its overall reputation? And what does it say about the value of associations to the industry in general? PR pros give their views.
The government disaster-assistance agency had a busy summer responding to hurricanes in the Southeast and Texas and wildfires in the West. Here's how it's changed communications strategy in the past dozen years.
No longer scared of the president's attacks on Twitter, companies are publicly breaking with Donald Trump over his remarks after last weekend's events in Charlottesville, Virginia. Corporate communications experts are cheering them on.
But it is a new take on the tried-and-true tactic of going around the media, this time with a Trumpian twist.
Cut taxes? Or solidify social programs? Advocacy organizations are pulling out all the stops for the upcoming tax-reform debate.
Jamie Hennigan VP of strategic communications at the National Association of Manufacturers on the NAM's digital campaign, #TruthOnTheTrail.
We're a small manufacturer and work primarily with lobbying firms or industry groups doing the lobbying. We provide a strong voice to industry associations such as the American Wind Energy Association and Distributed Wind Energy Association.
Alison Kanski talks to VMR's general counsel on regulation, international trade, and more.
John Hesse II, a consultant on law and government affairs at The McCormick Group, discusses lobbying and PR.
Shanelle Matthews, lead communications strategist for Black Lives Matter, tells Dipka Bhambhani about driving conversations from the 'hood to the White House.
The PRWeek General Election Panel draws together some of the best public affairs practitioners in the industry, from both sides of the political divide, to dissect the campaign as it unfolds between now and 8 June.
As a teen, I was the target of relentless bullying. Anti-gay slurs were lobbed at me daily, and I lived in constant fear of just being myself.
Health insurance marketplace Access Health CT's CEO, Jim Wadleigh, on making a health exchange work.
Galderma teamed up with Marina Maher Communications to ignite conversations about facial aging across generations.
Live Unlimited means daring to live beyond your perceived limitations and redefining what's possible, says Muscular Dystrophy Association goodwill ambassador Joe Akmakjian.
A mentoring gap affecting 16 million youth has a direct impact on AT&T's talent pipeline, and as a business with more than 250,000 employees, we know we can help.
"This generation speaks their own language. No one can speak it better than they can - so we let them do the talking."
Viacom VP of corporate social responsibility Ali Jannello Tuck says over the next few months, the brand will empower viewers to go out and tell their own stories and those of their communities
In its fourth year, the DC-based campaign has helped promote elementary school attendance, writes Alexandra Caceres
Laura Nichols looks at how some universities reacted after a study shed light on campus sexual assaults.
Founder and CEO of the Institute of the Economic Empowerment of Women Terry Neese on how the organization empowers women through business opportunities.
Inside the Planned Parenthood hashtag campaign to help dispel stigma around birth control.
The former Walmart comms VP on getting in front of a personal crisis and overcoming it. Plus, five reputation management must-dos.
Public affairs experts and advocates attribute several communications factors to the campaign's success and its overwhelming public support.
Campaign encourages early intervention by parents because kids weigh pros and cons of alcohol as early as age 8.