MWW corporate MD departs after Weiner hire
Arthur Schwartz, SVP and MD in MWW’s corporate practice, has left the firm due to it bringing on Anthony Weiner as an adviser this summer, according to the New York Post. Schwartz joined MWW in October 2014 after serving as a senior adviser to business magnate Maurice Greenberg. The two have clashed on Twitter over their contrasting political stances. MWW has stressed that Weiner is not working with clients.
Jobs widow pushes education reform
Laurene Powell Jobs is donating $50 million to XQ: The Super School Project, which wants to rethink the US education system for the modern job market. "The system was created for the work force we needed 100 years ago," she told The New York Times.
Sanders to visit conservative stronghold
Surprising Democratic insurgent candidate Bernie Sanders is scheduled to appear at Liberty University on Monday, a rare stop for a Democratic candidate. Meanwhile, a new Washington Post-ABC News poll finds non-politicians Donald Trump and Ben Carson atop the GOP field and dissipating support for Hillary Clinton on the Democratic side.
Big bank emphasizes small business
JP Morgan Chase & Co. is pitching small businesses on how it can uniquely help them in its latest ad campaign emphasizing b-to-b services. The push is a departure from other efforts that depict small business owners positively, but with little detail, noted The Wall Street Journal.
Times launches Carr fellowship
The New York Times will sponsor a fellowship in memory of late columnist David Carr, who died in February at age 58, it said Monday morning. The winner of the fellowship will cover the "intersection of technology, media, and culture" from the Times newsroom.
Latino activists: ‘Dump the Trump’
Latino organizations are planning a counter-rally in Dallas on Monday evening while Donald Trump speaks to supporters inside American Airlines Center. Tickets to the Trump event were going for as much as $200, scalpers told USA Today. The League of United Latin American Citizens is leading the anti-Trump rally.
This article was updated on September 14 to correct the subhead on Schwartz’s role at MWW.