Best Places to Work 2016. PRWeek has revealed the best places to work in communications, broken down by large, midsize, and small agencies, as well as in-house teams. Go here to see who made the cut.
Accenture buys U.K. agency Karmarama. In the latest step in Accenture’s push to build out its digital and media services, the consultancy has acquired U.K.-based firm Karmarama. Accenture said it is creating a "new breed of agency" and boasted that Karmarama will be a part of the "world’s largest digital agency."
Fans pay tribute to Chapecoense on social media. Supporters of the Brazilian soccer club are taking to social media to cope with the devastating news that a plane carrying all 22 of its players crashed Monday night in Colombia. Seventy-six people have reportedly died.
Patagonia to donate $10m to charity. The outdoor clothing retailer is living up to its word to donate all of its proceeds from its Black Friday "Fundraiser for the Earth" push to environmental charities. The company earned $10 million, five times more than it expected. Many other companies and organizations are expected to show their charitable side today for #GivingTuesday.
Behind the curtain. Emails released by the de Blasio administration show the role of top staffers and agency BerlinRosen in ghostwriting letters to the editor and statement quotes on behalf of public officials in support of staging the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Brooklyn. The emails were released in response to a lawsuit from the New York Post and NY1.
Today in Trump tweets. President-elect Donald Trump’s latest Twitter tirade demanded reporters prove a negative about whether voting fraud took place in the presidential election. (He again didn’t provide any proof of illegal voting himself). Transition update: Trump is reportedly meeting for a second time with Mitt Romney about the secretary of state post and is also bringing in Tennessee Senator Bob Corker.
Warren takes on Wells Fargo again. Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren is again criticizing Wells Fargo, this time for requiring customers to go through arbitration, rather than letting them sue, over its unauthorized accounts scandal. Warren told former Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf that he should resign, which he eventually did, in the early days of the scandal.