What Brexit means for PR pros in the U.K. and the E.U.; Holding company chiefs agree to support U.N. initiative; Clinton rolls out first Spanish-language TV ad; Volkswagen close to massive reimbursement deal for diesel-car owners.
Seismic shock for UK PR as country votes out but practitioners highlight opportunities to help clients adapt
As the UK awoke to the news that Britain had voted to leave the EU by a margin of 52 per cent to 48 per cent and that Prime Minister David Cameron will leave office in the autumn, UK PR firms told PRWeek what they think the implications are for their businesses and their clients.
The UK's imminent departure from the European Union leaves an uncertain future for PR firms based in EU states - but there may also be a short-term boost for public affairs specialists, and an opportunity for Dublin to host non-European firms looking for an entry into the market.
Corporations based in the U.S. have communicated under-the-radar about the ramifications of the U.K. leaving the European Union.
After the Orlando shooting, gay men were turned away from blood drives. A campaign explaining why had to reexamine its strategy.
The state's Public Health Department is planning a campaign to raise awareness among diverse populations in California about the dangers of smoking.
Tried-and-true editing techniques take center stage in the most memorable ads of the primaries, writes the founder of post-production company PS260.
Sanders to address supporters via live-stream; Obama to visit Orlando; Clinton previews economic plan of attack on Trump; Volkswagen CEO: Automaker needs billions in investments to transform company; Connecticut senator's marathon filibuster forces gun votes.
Amid their grief, Orlando residents are pulling together in response to the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, according to agency executives who work in the city.
Pro-LGBT-rights groups quickly released statements in solidarity with the victims of Sunday morning's mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Many gun-control groups did the same.
Leave.EU, one of the groups campaigning for Britain to leave the European Union, has removed a tweet saying the country's ongoing membership of the EU created the risk of an "Orlando-style atrocity", following criticism.
The president said the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, was "an act of terror and of hate" while addressing the nation on Sunday.
He is replacing Karen Hinton in the role.
Hill left his role as president of Ervin Hill Strategies this month.
MacKenzie was most recently a senior adviser to Oxford Road and an EVP at Frank N. Magid Associates.
Germany has been an economic standout in the European Union. What's more, CEOs there recognize the value of communications.
Faced with well-funded opponents and an unfriendly Congress, gun-control groups are bringing new advocates into the fold as they find more success in state capitals than at the national level.
Experts say Mark Zuckerberg has Facebook on the right path by responding to allegations of political bias - but the social network must follow through.
Clinton has a team of experienced political hands on board, while Trump has a smaller campaign apparatus with many faces new to a national campaign. Expect their messages to contrast just as much.
Tired of being blamed for economic volatility and labor problems in the U.S., China's government has realized it needs to shift comms strategy for reaching out to the West, experts say.
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.
Joe Quinn, VP, public affairs, the Aluminum Association, describes how he is putting the pedal to the metal's unique positioning.
Steve Ellis, VP of Taxpayers for Common Sense, talks about his work on the budget deal - the good, the bad, and the ridiculous
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.
VP, communications, Apple
Millions of people participated in Light It Up Blue, an international, grassroots movement to raise awareness and drive action for the global autism community.