The 6 stories PR pros need to know on Tuesday morning, 7.28.2015

P&G to name new CEO; Q&A with Gawker's Nick Denton; Most Americans disapprove of Iran deal.

The 6 stories PR pros need to know on Tuesday morning, 7.28.2015

1. Procter & Gamble is expected to name a replacement on Tuesday for CEO AG Lafley, who came out of retirement two years ago to lead the company. The CPG giant is selling off dozens of its non-core brands, including more than 40 beauty brands to Coty.

2. Gawker CEO Nick Denton told PRWeek that he’s looking for a sense of humanity in his flagship website’s new editorial leadership. Two of the company’s editors said they are stepping down on Monday amid its relaunch.

3. The Mormon Church said it might leave its association with Boy Scouts of America, as the organization’s leadership voted to end its ban on gay scoutmasters on Monday. Other religious organizations could leave the group as well.

4. A majority of Americans (52%) want Congress to reject the deal the US and several other Western nations made with Iran to halt its nuclear program, according to a CNN/ORC poll released Tuesday morning. The survey also found 49% of Americans approve of President Obama’s job performance.

5. The Arizona Cardinals became the first NFL team to hire a female assistant coach. Jen Welter played 14 seasons in women’s professional football and also played rugby at Boston College.

6. Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee refused to apologize on Monday for comparing President Obama’s push for a nuclear deal with Iran to the holocaust. Huckabee said his remarks were justified in part because he’s he’s visited the site of the Auschwitz death camp. 

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