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Coronavirus Briefing: Remdesivir makes it official, predictions for winter abound, “sober curiosity” falls

Coronavirus Briefing: Remdesivir makes it official, predictions for winter abound, “sober curiosity” falls

This week’s Haymarket Media Coronavirus Briefing is 1,112 words and will take you six minutes to read.

Coffee Break with Hill+Knowlton Strategies’ Vikki Chowney

Coffee Break with Hill+Knowlton Strategies’ Vikki Chowney

Global head of content and publishing for Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Vikki Chowney discusses content platforms, the challenges of remote creation and the work she’s most proud of.

3 ways to upgrade your ROI story

3 ways to upgrade your ROI story

Earned media coverage should come standard. After all, it is arguably the most important metric to share with leadership when discussing ROI.

Rethinking Media Relations Today

Rethinking Media Relations Today

Landing an earned media placement was always challenging, but now it’s even more so as the global pandemic, economic downturn and calls for change have shaken up the media relations landscape once again.

Journalists coach comms pros on how to pitch

Journalists coach comms pros on how to pitch

PR’s relationship with the media is among its most important. This eBook, presented by News Direct, offers exclusive counsel – provided by the best source – on how to improve it.

Investment company Vanguard names Erin Passan CCO

Investment company Vanguard names Erin Passan CCO

She replaces Rebecca Katz as Vanguard’s top communications exec.

Breakfast Briefing: 5 things for PR pros to know on Wednesday morning

Breakfast Briefing: 5 things for PR pros to know on Wednesday morning

Purpose Awards 2020 shortlist; Harris to make first appearance with Biden; the cost of Goya CEO’s comments.

Purpose and your people: A powerful combination

Purpose and your people: A powerful combination

Organizations are increasingly realizing the need to infuse purpose into all aspects of employee engagement. Tactics and inspiration toward that goal abounded during a recent WE-hosted virtual event.

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How I went from distrusting PR people to becoming a flack

How I went from distrusting PR people to becoming a flack

Good flacks promise and deliver, but PR people also fail on these fronts.

Porter Novelli's Irish agency leaves network following management buyout

Porter Novelli's Irish agency leaves network following management buyout

The directors of Irish public relations firm Drury Porter Novelli have acquired the business from Omnicom Group.

The future of earned media is now

The future of earned media is now

COVID has accelerated the digital revolutions underway in nearly every other industry that now includes communications as well. The great leap forward in media relations has begun.

In Trump’s crosshairs, TikTok grows public affairs team

In Trump’s crosshairs, TikTok grows public affairs team

The buzzy social platform is looking for public affairs specialists to operate on both a federal and state level.

Virginia Beach Visitors Bureau turns to Finn Partners for tourism rebound

Virginia Beach Visitors Bureau turns to Finn Partners for tourism rebound

The firm is creating an integrated program with media relations, marketing communications and social media to drive awareness about the city.

Breakfast Briefing: 5 things for PR pros to know on Tuesday morning

Breakfast Briefing: 5 things for PR pros to know on Tuesday morning

27 CEOs create New York Jobs CEO Council; Bed Bath & Beyond launches College from Home.

CDC highlights warning signs of pregnancy or postpartum complications

CDC highlights warning signs of pregnancy or postpartum complications

The campaign was developed by the CDC in partnership with Merck’s maternal health effort, Merck for Mothers.

Newell Brands brings on EP+Co after virtual pitch

Newell Brands brings on EP+Co after virtual pitch

Newell Brands’ portfolio includes Sharpie, Rubbermaid and Yankee Candle.

MullenLowe PR head Sheila Leyne to exit after 20 years

MullenLowe PR head Sheila Leyne to exit after 20 years

Kelly Burke, Kalley Jolly and Erica Samadani will run the group.

P&G hikes adspend 8% to $7.33bn in first increase for four years

P&G hikes adspend 8% to $7.33bn in first increase for four years

The $575m extra is the first annual boost since 2016.

Breakfast Briefing: 5 things for PR pros to know on Monday morning

Breakfast Briefing: 5 things for PR pros to know on Monday morning

Marriott International swings to Q2 loss; Uber CEO wants gig workers to get ‘benefits funds.’

What Netflix, Walmart and L’Oréal tell us about brand success in a post-Covid world

What Netflix, Walmart and L’Oréal tell us about brand success in a post-Covid world

The new edition of the FutureBrand Index offers pointers on the characteristics of successful brands.

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SEC Newgate in 'healthy' position with H1 pre-tax profit to exceed €1.5m

SEC Newgate in 'healthy' position with H1 pre-tax profit to exceed €1.5m

SEC Newgate expects pre-tax profit for the first half of 2020 to top €1.5m, with results ahead of management expectations despite the impact of the coronavirus.

MSL sets up shop in New Zealand

MSL sets up shop in New Zealand

Publicis Groupe names Isobel Kerr-Newell, formerly head of PR and social for Saatchi & Saatchi New Zealand, as MSL's MD in the market.

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MDC Q2 revenue dips 26.4%

MDC Q2 revenue dips 26.4%

The company blamed a reduction in client spending caused by COVID-19.

Leadership vacuum at PRSA needs filling

Leadership vacuum at PRSA needs filling

As the search for a new CEO of the country’s largest PR trade association stretches well into its second year, the need for direction and stability becomes ever-more urgent.

Imagining a world without TikTok

Imagining a world without TikTok

From Facebook’s Instagram to upstart Triller, platforms are angling to become the next TikTok, regardless of whether the platform’s time is up in the U.S.

Just briefly

Just briefly

People moves, account wins and more.

TikTok ban: What alternative app would you turn to?

TikTok ban: What alternative app would you turn to?

Byte, Triller or Instagram Reels might be the next big thing.

Breakfast Briefing: 5 things for PR pros to know Friday morning

Breakfast Briefing: 5 things for PR pros to know Friday morning

MDC Partners revenue drops; Trump's TikTok/WeChat ban; News Corp's $397 million loss; Podcast guest KayAnn Schoeneman; Zuckerberg worth $100 billion-plus.