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Brand Russia wins the World Cup

Brand Russia wins the World Cup

Fears about holding the biggest global sporting event in a country seen as cold, unfriendly, and austere were ultimately proved unfounded and a festival of football and friendship emerged from the brand misconceptions.

Were agencies right to resign the Papa John's account?

Were agencies right to resign the Papa John's account?

Is it better for a PR firm to cut ties with a very problematic client? Or stay and counsel a brand through a reputational crisis?

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2018 Power List shows shift toward female leadership in PR

2018 Power List shows shift toward female leadership in PR

It is a year in which women's empowerment is top of mind in marcomms.

Security-guarded mural for verified influencers only: Smart stunt?

Security-guarded mural for verified influencers only: Smart stunt?

The stunt, meant to promote the show Like and Subscribe, got a lot of attention this week.

The strongest statement for diversity and inclusion: the 2018 ColorComm Conference

The strongest statement for diversity and inclusion: the 2018 ColorComm Conference

Proof of the power of diversity and inclusion was evident everywhere during the fifth annual event

2018 Cannes Lions: In pictures

2018 Cannes Lions: In pictures

A taste of the South of France.

Why didn't more PR firms win at Cannes?

Why didn't more PR firms win at Cannes?

Is the disappointing performance of PR becoming a deterrent to submitting to the festival at this point?

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Earned media dominates Cannes, but PR firms don't have a monopoly on it

Earned media dominates Cannes, but PR firms don't have a monopoly on it

The winners of the 2018 PR Lions exhibited very similar characteristics to previous years, with creative agencies dominating PR firms' home turf once again - but there was encouragement in other Cannes categories.

Cannes, soccer, more stunts, and Edelman

Cannes, soccer, more stunts, and Edelman

A very short missive this week as I'm hitting the deadline buffers before I head off to Cannes for the annual Festival of Creativity and then the World Cup in Russia.

IHOP's name change to IHOb: Confusing or flipping brilliant?

IHOP's name change to IHOb: Confusing or flipping brilliant?

What did you think the "b" would stand for?

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