The Committee on Oversight and Reform held a hearing on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, where Secret Service director Julia Pierson shouldered the blame for an intruder entering the White House.
eBay to spin off PayPal; Secret Service faces scrutiny; Netflix to release first original movie
Devin James Group, the agency handling PR for Ferguson, Missouri following the fatal shooting of teenager Michael Brown, was let go when news surfaced about the CEO's prior conviction.
NPR got the scoop Thursday morning that Attorney General Eric Holder will step down. The White House has scheduled a press conference for this afternoon.
Bell Pottinger has recruited a former British diplomat, Mark Canning, in Asia to help expand the company's client base in the region.
Weber Shandwick has hired Wendy Mitchell, former deputy CEO of the Charity Retail Association, to join its public affairs team in London as Tamora Langley steps up to become acting head of public affairs.
Hundreds of thousands march against climate change; Secret Service under scrutiny; EMC, HP call off merger talks; Alibaba's IPO wows; UFC cuts ties with fighters accused of domestic violence.
Scots vote to stick with UK; GSK found guilty, fined by Chinese court; Home Depot breach to affect 58 million accounts; Christie supports Goodell; Ellison steps down at Oracle.
Stephanie Lvovich, most recently global chair of the food and consumer products practice at APCO Worldwide, was named global chair of Edelman's public affairs practice. She starts next month.
Former Edelman Brussels director and climate change specialist Bas Batelaan has been hired by Aspect Consulting.
How Yahoo fought the government on surveillance; Brands keep close eye on the NFL; Hillary Clinton returns to Iowa.
The former White House press secretary will start work at the network Wednesday night, analyzing the president's speech on action against ISIS in Iraq and Syria.
FTI MD Simon Elliott has been hired by Hume Brophy to lead its new international corporate practice.
A Housing and Urban Development audit found that MWW's bid for what became the Stronger than the Storm campaign was lower than those of competitors and that it did not initially propose to feature Governor Chris Christie in the ads, as critics had charged.
Legacy, the public health foundation that directs and funds the Truth campaign, is tapping into teens' online influence to stop their peers from smoking.
Fleishman initially won the work to promote the state's health insurance marketplace, Get Covered Illinois, last year in a contract worth up to $35 million.
The budget on the account is $12.6 million over two years.
Sarah Richardson, a director at Edelman and former Lord Mayor of Westminster, is to join Centrica Energy in the newly created role of director of public affairs.
David Plouffe "will be managing all global policy and political activities, communications, and Uber branding efforts," the company's CEO, Travis Kalanick, wrote in a blog post on the hire.
Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is turning to a tried-and-true formula to campaign against the open carry of firearms in Kroger stores.
From ISIS to Ebola abroad and Ferguson and immigration at home, there's no shortage of hot topics this election cycle. But one topic will trump all the rest, according to public affairs experts.
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.
If confirmed to lead the VA, former P&G CEO Robert McDonald will have to focus on listening as much as leading, comms experts tell PRWeek.
Americans' news-consumption habits are changing quickly, and with them, so is the job of White House press secretary.
The future of the Internet hangs in the balance due to an ongoing battle between telecoms giants and the technology industry - and each side is taking a very different approach to telling their story.
Celia Fischer, VP, strategic comms, America's Natural Gas Alliance, discusses how the group's Think About It effort has cut through the noise.
Avery Mann, VP of PR and comms, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, on telling survivors' stories on their terms.
Erin Streeter, SVP, comms, National Association of Manufacturers, outlines the campaign to maintain intellectual property protections.
Arun Chaudhary, Revolution Messaging partner, talks about how Drunk Dial Congress was created and how it helped people vent their anger.
Bill Thorne, SVP of comms and public affairs, National Retail Federation, talks about changing the perception of retail and reaching young people
The Keystone XL pipeline has been called the most studied pipeline project in history. It's also arguably the most popular.
While the American Red Cross is best known for blood collections and responding to disasters large and small, we are making a new push to save lives and reduce injuries by helping to prevent emergencies from occurring.
For Rainforest Trust's anniversary, the nonprofit wanted a new identity that would help raise its profile, attract new donors, and advance its mission.
Changing the attitudes and actions of the public requires patience and persistence, writes Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles Association's Jackie King.
The Software & Information Industry Association has devised a new content compliance initiative aimed at ensuring that companies who are copying, distributing, posting, and using their content are properly licensed.