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It’s OK to not be OK

It’s OK to not be OK

Michael Phelps’ comments last night as he accepted the 2020 Communicator of the Year title during a virtual gala ceremony summed up the spirit of an extraordinary year for the PRWeek Awards.

WFH: it’s time to get your technology up to speed

WFH: it’s time to get your technology up to speed

In the early days of lockdown, allowances were made for people working from home. But, five months in, there's really no longer an excuse for not having a professional quality internet and work-from-home setup.

A small act of kindness can go a long way

A small act of kindness can go a long way

"It’s hard to find good news, and it’s hard to remember that most people in our country are kindhearted and compassionate."

Steve Barrett on PR: We need more women leaders

Steve Barrett on PR: We need more women leaders

COVID-19 will last much longer than we thought. Our response can't drift like it has been. Business must step up to fill the leadership void. And we can learn from the likes of Jacinda Ardern and Angela Merkel.

The new, diverse faces of the Power List

The new, diverse faces of the Power List

Damon Jones is No. 1 as 21 communicators make their first appearance.

Jimmy John’s ‘quickly terminates’ employees who made noose out of dough

Jimmy John’s ‘quickly terminates’ employees who made noose out of dough

The sandwich chain tweeted a statement about the incident on Monday afternoon.

Wendy’s dedicates Twitter account to Thurgood Marshall College Fund

Wendy’s dedicates Twitter account to Thurgood Marshall College Fund

The partnership comes after the chain said it would use the account to “amplify Black voices,” but some social media users thought the promise was disingenuous.

Steve Barrett on PR: If you want more hunters you have to allow them to hunt

Steve Barrett on PR: If you want more hunters you have to allow them to hunt

The surprise departure this week of the first woman to run a top five global PR firm speaks to the big challenges of leading an agency brand within the tight confines of a holding company structure.

Is your brand or client joining the Facebook ad boycott?

Is your brand or client joining the Facebook ad boycott?

Or is the social network just too big to drop?

Silicon Valley companies, industry groups lead backlash to Trump visa ban

Silicon Valley companies, industry groups lead backlash to Trump visa ban

Tech companies say the ban cuts down the talent they can bring to the workforce.