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Polansky: A class act who leaves big shoes to fill

Polansky: A class act who leaves big shoes to fill

The announcement that PR legend Andy Polansky is retiring in June marks the end of an era at Interpublic Group - and in the PR industry in general.

Six things to do in January

Six things to do in January

It’s a busy start to the year for PR professionals and PRWeek – here are a few things to prioritize.

We lost one of the good ones this year in Story Worldwide's Simon Kelly.

Say it loud: PR is an impact business

As we call it a wrap on a difficult 2021, let’s be proud of the PR industry’s achievements this year and push back against lazy stereotypes about it.

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Is Omicron’s surge spurring you to cancel in-person events?

Or do you think they should go ahead as planned as long as everyone is boosted?

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon in conversation with chief of staff Judy Miller about PRWeek Hall of Famer Joe Evangelisti.

Media relations is still key in effective PR practice

The honorees for PRWeek’s Hall of Fame Class of 2021 demonstrate why media relations extends way beyond smiling and dialing and remains one of the most important elements of the PR toolkit.

GE was the training ground for a generation of PR talent

GE was the training ground for a generation of PR talent

As the industrial behemoth prepares to split into three separate entities, it’s worth reflecting on the enormous amount of respected communications leaders who plied their trade at GE.

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TikTok users find Kyle Scheele’s Kum & Go stunt apology insincere. What should he do next?

His apology video is getting a barrage of negative comments, such as, “This video has ‘sorry, not sorry’ energy.”

The new non-mandated hybrid workplace

The new non-mandated hybrid workplace

Post-pandemic workers are looking for very different things from their employers and offices. Progressive companies must embrace this new reality rather than trying to put the mandate genie back in the bottle.

The pie is a 3.4-pound peanut butter cup with a nine-inch diameter.

Does Reese’s Thanksgiving Pie make you want to barf or scarf?

Did Reese’s go too far or not far enough?

Should PR firms work with Big Oil?

Should PR firms work with Big Oil?

The debate centers on whether agencies can achieve more by helping legacy climate polluters transform their companies than by refusing to take their business.