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Edelman's Steve Schmidt challenges Roger Stone to charity boxing match

Edelman's Steve Schmidt challenges Roger Stone to charity boxing match

The Edelman vice chair issued the challenge on Twitter after Stone called Barbara Bush a "nasty drunk."

Sell-off or solidification? Industry ponders WPP's Sorrell-less future

Sell-off or solidification? Industry ponders WPP's Sorrell-less future

Executives predict what's next for WPP.

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Industry leaders: Healthcare M&A is a golden opportunity for comms

Industry leaders: Healthcare M&A is a golden opportunity for comms

Healthcare PR pros who convened for this Bayer-hosted event said a strong year, along with tax reform, can help comms to amplify and prove its value.

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Read and Scott: 'We don't believe break-up of WPP makes sense'

Read and Scott: 'We don't believe break-up of WPP makes sense'

WPP's joint COOs Mark Read and Andrew Scott have said they do not believe a break-up of the ad group makes sense.

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Has Sir Martin Sorrell been a positive force for the ad industry?

Has Sir Martin Sorrell been a positive force for the ad industry?

No matter that he dragged the global ad industry kicking and screaming into the modern age, Martin Sorrell will continue being the subject of a relentless debate about whether he's been a benevolent or a malevolent influence on it.

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Breakfast Briefing: The 5 stories PR pros need to know on Thursday morning

Breakfast Briefing: The 5 stories PR pros need to know on Thursday morning

One WPP agency CEO says staffers could feel "liberated" by Martin Sorrell's departure. Plus: The end of 'Scandal.'

Publicis Groupe upbeat after account wins fuel organic growth

Publicis Groupe upbeat after account wins fuel organic growth

Publicis Groupe's net revenue grew organically by 1.6% to €2.1bn (£1.8bn/$2.6bn) thanks to account wins in 2017 that included McDonald's and Diesel.

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Michael Nyman exits PMK-BNC, starts new firm

Michael Nyman exits PMK-BNC, starts new firm

Acceleration will be an investment and advisory vehicle for marketing and media deals.

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Video: Champions demand results - The Diversity Distinction in PR Awards

Video: Champions demand results - The Diversity Distinction in PR Awards

Previous Diversity Champions, as recognized by the PR Council and PRWeek, reflect on the industry's progress - and shortcomings - on the diversity and inclusion front.

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Ferrero brings on McDonald's, Ketchum veteran Cheryll Forsatz

Ferrero brings on McDonald's, Ketchum veteran Cheryll Forsatz

Forsatz is leading PR, and corp comms strategy for the U.S.

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Renee Wilson to step down as PR Council president

Renee Wilson to step down as PR Council president

Her contract with the group is up at the end of the year.

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Breakfast Briefing: Southwest, Starbucks CEOs knee-deep in crisis response

Breakfast Briefing: Southwest, Starbucks CEOs knee-deep in crisis response

Plus: Remembering Barbara Bush's literacy work.

Roku hires Brunswick's Eric Savitz as corp comms senior director

Roku hires Brunswick's Eric Savitz as corp comms senior director

Brunswick represented Roku for its IPO last fall.

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Brazil is not for beginners

Brazil is not for beginners

It's the eighth-largest economy in the world and has a population of 210 million - but brands must be properly prepared if they are to market effectively in Brazil.