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Video: Cannes chair of judges Lynne Anne Davis on PR's "breakout" year at the awards

Video: Cannes chair of judges Lynne Anne Davis on PR's "breakout" year at the awards

Lynne Anne Davis, president Asia Pacific at Fleishman Hillard and chair of this year's judging panel at Cannes, speaks to Steve Barrett about why PR is having a good year at Cannes.

Weber Shandwick veteran Tim Fry launches firm

Weber Shandwick veteran Tim Fry launches firm

Based in Seattle, 468 Communications specializes in communications services and location-based marketing

Andy Cunningham on Steve Jobs and smashing the 'silicon ceiling'

Andy Cunningham on Steve Jobs and smashing the 'silicon ceiling'

The former PR adviser to Steve Jobs looks back at her work on behalf of Apple's mercurial leader and forward on how to break the glass ceiling prevalent in Silicon Valley.

Ex-Bloomberg journalist named senior vice president at ICR in Beijing

Ex-Bloomberg journalist named senior vice president at ICR in Beijing

Edmond Lococo spent the last five years covering the tech beat in China

6 questions for Mark Penn as he departs Microsoft

6 questions for Mark Penn as he departs Microsoft

The former Burson-Marsteller CEO said Wednesday that he's founding investment advisory firm the Stagwell Group, based in Washington, DC.

How Cohn & Wolfe is helping HelloGbye disrupt the travel industry

How Cohn & Wolfe is helping HelloGbye disrupt the travel industry

Uber for travel? That's what HelloGbye wants to be.

Shazam comms leader Brendan Lewis exits after six months to join Pramana

Shazam comms leader Brendan Lewis exits after six months to join Pramana

Shazam will not become a client of Pramana following Lewis' departure.

The nine stories PR pros need to know on Tuesday morning, 6.16.2015

The nine stories PR pros need to know on Tuesday morning, 6.16.2015

Pramana Collective hires Brendan Lewis; Clinton campaign locks out 'Daily Mail' reporter; Jeb Bush kicks off campaign in English and Spanish.

Sard Verbinnen helps Twitter talk about CEO transition: report

Sard Verbinnen helps Twitter talk about CEO transition: report

The leadership transition is taking place as the company faces pressure to boost its revenue.

Your call: What changes do you want to see at Twitter?

Your call: What changes do you want to see at Twitter?

Dick Costolo is out, and Jack Dorsey is back as CEO - at least on an interim basis. Take our poll below on what changes you think would be best for marketers.

The eight stories PR pros need to know on Friday morning, 6.12.2015

The eight stories PR pros need to know on Friday morning, 6.12.2015

Dorsey maps Twitter's future; What to expect from Hillary Clinton's first major campaign event; Marketers embrace Women's World Cup with digital and video.

Bowins leaves MasterCard for Samsung

Bowins leaves MasterCard for Samsung

Andrew Bowins previously spent four years at MasterCard.

Eastwest PR seeking integration with European / American firm as it marks its 20th anniversary

Eastwest PR seeking integration with European / American firm as it marks its 20th anniversary

Agency with offices in Singapore, Bangalore and Beijing has contracted a company to find suitable investor

Grayling ups Gleason to US tech lead amid Colorado expansion

Grayling ups Gleason to US tech lead amid Colorado expansion

Gleason started in the role last month.

Seven things PR pros need to know on Thursday morning, 6.11.2015

Seven things PR pros need to know on Thursday morning, 6.11.2015

Reddit bans five communities; Hillendale Farms responds to video showing poor chicken treatment; Nevada seeks PR help in four countries; Google to launch urban initiative; Bill to give up paid speeches if Hillary is elected.

BMC global comms director DeRitis exits for Seagate Technology

BMC global comms director DeRitis exits for Seagate Technology

DeRitis took on the newly created role of senior director of executive communications at Seagate.

Huawei picks Lewis PR for communications brief in Malaysia

Huawei picks Lewis PR for communications brief in Malaysia

Youth-focused smartphone brand seeks to deepen consumer and stakeholder engagement.

Unilever's Marc Mathieu to join Samsung

Unilever's Marc Mathieu to join Samsung

He was the second-highest-ranking marketer at the CPG company behind CMO Keith Weed.

What marketers should watch at Apple's WWDC

What marketers should watch at Apple's WWDC

Developers' conferences aren't just for techies. They give marketers a peak at what's coming next.

How does Apple fare on social media with no Twitter profile?

How does Apple fare on social media with no Twitter profile?

How does Apple, the tech company with no core brand Twitter presence, fare on social media?

Analysis

A PR win for Apple, but a much bigger victory for Taylor Swift

A PR win for Apple, but a much bigger victory for Taylor Swift

The pop star cemented her reputation as a mega-star who can use her influence to change minds, not just sell records, by taking on Apple.

Why Twitter is no longer trending for brands

Why Twitter is no longer trending for brands

Twitter changed everything. But amid trouble growing its revenue base, the platform just isn't as important for PR pros as it used to be.

Flexible hiring is the new Holy Grail so could it become the norm any time soon?

Flexible hiring is the new Holy Grail so could it become the norm any time soon?

Research suggests that PR and comms are among the worst industries for offering staff flexible working conditions at the point of hire. Just two per cent of all vacancies in PR, marketing and advertising mentioned flexible working, according to the Timewise Flexible Jobs Index, the first study of its kind, which studied 3.5 million job ads across 122 national jobs boards between July and December 2014 to arrive at its findings.

Is Antonio Lucio the right person to define HP's brand? Comms experts weigh in

Is Antonio Lucio the right person to define HP's brand? Comms experts weigh in

As HP prepares to split into two separate entities, PR pros back Lucio to create a global positioning and narrative for the newly formed HP Inc.

Public affairs tactics will need to change radically after the general election

Public affairs tactics will need to change radically after the general election

Notwithstanding a sudden surge in the fortunes of one of the major parties, the general election is likely to result in either a slim Parliamentary majority of the kind not seen since Sir John Major's ill-fated 1992-1997 administration nearly 20 years ago, or a minority government. This in turn presages a radical change in the tactics employed by public affairs agencies to influence the Government's legislative programme. PRWeek speaks to three public affairs professionals to get their insight on the opportunities and challenges presented by the composition of the next government.

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