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Do brands really need to weigh in on social justice issues?
Majority of Black Lives Matters supporters want brands to encourage people to vote, study finds

Majority of Black Lives Matters supporters want brands to encourage people to vote, study finds

New research dives into consumer sentiment around recent protests against racial injustice.

Innovating through the COVID-19 Disruption

Innovating through the COVID-19 Disruption

Changing values and behaviors: Disruption changes what we value. During digital disruption, people elevated the values of ease, speed and convenience.

Protecting your business against COVID-19 Cyber Criminals

Protecting your business against COVID-19 Cyber Criminals

What has been given surprisingly little airtime is how the pandemic has led to an absolute field day for cybercriminals feeding off the recent uncertainty and increased dependence on digital.

Live blog: The latest on how coronavirus is affecting PR and marketing

Live blog: The latest on how coronavirus is affecting PR and marketing

The latest: Airline CEOs attack coronavirus rules.

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Just briefly

Just briefly

People moves, account wins and more

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

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

Fight racism by looking in the mirror; Op-ed was a mistake, says the New York Times; Gail Heimann talks Weber, Edelman; Twitter pulls Trump video; Case study: the Def Comedy Jam.

The science of using influencers made simpler by data

The science of using influencers made simpler by data

Influencers aren’t going away. But data could make working with them easier.

Allison+Partners on pitching for Budweiser via Zoom

Allison+Partners on pitching for Budweiser via Zoom

…and others discuss the challenges of pitching for business remotely.

PRWeek podcast: Purpose in the Great Reset

PRWeek podcast: Purpose in the Great Reset

Purpose takes on even more meaning as the world deals with COVID-19. Comms’ crucial role takes center stage in this podcast, presented by Ruder Finn.

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The PR Week: 6.5.2020: Gail Heimann, Weber Shandwick

The PR Week: 6.5.2020: Gail Heimann, Weber Shandwick

Weber Shandwick president and CEO Gail Heimann talks about how the firm is addressing issues of racial injustice, as well as the latest industry news.

Def Comedy Jam organizes live COVID-19 relief special in ‘under a week’

Def Comedy Jam organizes live COVID-19 relief special in ‘under a week’

The three-hour event was hosted by Cedric the Entertainer.

Correcting a centuries-old wrong begins with looking in the mirror

Correcting a centuries-old wrong begins with looking in the mirror

Too often, corporations turn to large PR agencies that don't have a single person of color on their executive staff.

Wendy’s called out by former social media manager over Trump donations

Wendy’s called out by former social media manager over Trump donations

Amy Brown “laid out the facts” in a Twitter thread on Thursday.

Zeno Group cuts 25 positions in response to COVID economy

Zeno Group cuts 25 positions in response to COVID economy

Senior managers and executives take salary reductions as firm trims workforce by 5%.

'As a company there is more that we must do internally and we will': McCann CEO Harris Diamond

'As a company there is more that we must do internally and we will': McCann CEO Harris Diamond

The network, following parent IPG's lead, is closing all offices on June 5, said the former Weber Shandwick CEO.

Coronavirus Briefing: Protest-related spikes, brand pivots and the unfolding eldercare tragedy

Coronavirus Briefing: Protest-related spikes, brand pivots and the unfolding eldercare tragedy

This week’s Coronavirus Briefing is 979 words and will take you five minutes to read.

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

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

Wendy’s donates $500k to ‘social justice’; NYT staffers revolt over Tom Cotton op-ed.

Bynder hires Red Lorry Yellow Lorry as global PR AOR

Bynder hires Red Lorry Yellow Lorry as global PR AOR

The digital asset management company wants to boost its media profile in key European markets.

The Optimist Collective launches with clients LinkedIn, VSCO and Minted

The Optimist Collective launches with clients LinkedIn, VSCO and Minted

The PR firm was cofounded by Margie Cader and Emily Lawi.

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Unilever: brands must avoid 'opportunistic' behaviour during tragedy

Unilever: brands must avoid 'opportunistic' behaviour during tragedy

Unilever is urging brands to be sincere in developing and executing their brand purposes in light of content surrounding the coronavirus pandemic and the death of George Floyd.

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Online bank Monzo hires Drew Olanoff as senior PR lead

Online bank Monzo hires Drew Olanoff as senior PR lead

The British bank plans to open a San Francisco office.

3 questions for CEOs to ask themselves before weighing in on racial injustice

3 questions for CEOs to ask themselves before weighing in on racial injustice

Before making any public comment, take a hard look at the policies and practices in your organization.

It’s time to call it: PRWeek’s 2020 U.S. events are going virtual

It’s time to call it: PRWeek’s 2020 U.S. events are going virtual

In the interests of safety, clarity and future planning, PRWeek will transition its awards, conferences and other live events to virtual environments for the rest of the year – including the PRWeek Awards, which will take place online on July 30.

56 Black Men launches Let's Not Forget campaign after George Floyd death

56 Black Men launches Let's Not Forget campaign after George Floyd death

Video recalls other names that "did not make it to a hashtag."

Coffee Break with CMG’s Margenett Moore-Roberts

Coffee Break with CMG’s Margenett Moore-Roberts

PRWeek’s video series catches up with the chief diversity and inclusion officer at Interpublic’s PR, event and experiential agency division.

Coffee Break with Heineken’s Stacey Tank

Coffee Break with Heineken’s Stacey Tank

The latest edition of PRWeek’s video series features the former Home Depot CEO of Installation & Measurement Services, who recently returned to brewing giant Heineken.