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Facebook hires APCO’s Marc Johnson as VP, corporate comms

Facebook hires APCO’s Marc Johnson as VP, corporate comms

Johnson was most recently MD in APCO Worldwide’s New York office.

IHOP hires Candice Jacobson as comms head

IHOP hires Candice Jacobson as comms head

She’s an alum of CKE Restaurants.

Coronavirus Briefing: 200,000 dead in the U.S., Halloween guidelines, the 'Class of COVID-19'

Coronavirus Briefing: 200,000 dead in the U.S., Halloween guidelines, the 'Class of COVID-19'

This week’s Haymarket Media Coronavirus Briefing is 1,495 words and will take you seven minutes to read.

Global Alliance for Responsible Media defines ‘harmful content’ across platforms

Global Alliance for Responsible Media defines ‘harmful content’ across platforms

It's a first major step by the brand-led alliance in tackling misinformation and hate speech on social media.

The urgency of effective change communications

The urgency of effective change communications

Whether the change you need to drive is with employees, customers, partners, other stakeholders or “all of the above,” there are a few key principles that should be present in any communications strategy.

‘It became difficult to find people abiding by guidelines’: What happened when an influencer-led COVID-19 safety campaign ran into challenges

‘It became difficult to find people abiding by guidelines’: What happened when an influencer-led COVID-19 safety campaign ran into challenges

The Texas Department of State Health Services shared how it turned the campaign into a success.

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

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

J&J starts Phase 3 trials of COVID-19 vaccine; Mars drops Uncle Ben’s brand; Bumble Bee responds quickly to Trump; Tesla’s gone to plaid.

TikTok calls for social-media coalition to address spread of harmful content

TikTok calls for social-media coalition to address spread of harmful content

Aim of proposed coalition between rival social-media platforms is to prevent cross-posting of harmful content.

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Stillhouse donates metal shutters to Gulf Coast hurricane victims

Stillhouse donates metal shutters to Gulf Coast hurricane victims

The Bacardi-owned spirits brand translates its signature stainless steel cans into hurricane relief support with its Unbreakable shutters initiative.

Johnson & Johnson urges patients not to delay healthcare due to COVID-19

Johnson & Johnson urges patients not to delay healthcare due to COVID-19

J&J's medical devices unit is spearheading the campaign, My Health Can't Wait.

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

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

Edelman launches CommsTech Solutions; TikTok proposes social media coalition to fight harmful content.

Edelman rolls out CommsTech Solutions offering

Edelman rolls out CommsTech Solutions offering

The service will enable communicators to predict consumer behavior, reduce risk and quantify commercial impact, the firm said.

WPP names first global corporate affairs chief

WPP names first global corporate affairs chief

WPP, the world’s biggest marketing services group, has hired its first ever global corporate affairs director with the aim of improving the firm’s reputation and highlighting its corporate purpose, PRWeek can reveal.

Diffusion named Facet Wealth consumer, corporate AOR

Diffusion named Facet Wealth consumer, corporate AOR

The firm will create data-driven content with a strong focus on media relations for the financial services company.

APCO reorganizes into US regional hubs with focus on business development

APCO reorganizes into US regional hubs with focus on business development

APCO’s MDs for New York and Seattle, Marc Johnson and Tim Smith, are leaving the firm.

Relief for stressed voters: Excedrin creates Election Headache Kit

Relief for stressed voters: Excedrin creates Election Headache Kit

These are going to be popular over the next few months.

US greenlights TikTok-Oracle deal; fate now lies with China

US greenlights TikTok-Oracle deal; fate now lies with China

Under the arrangement that has been waved through by President Donald Trump, ByteDance will create a new U.S.-headquartered company called TikTok Global that will be majority owned by U.S. investors.

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

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

Sandy Hook Promise spot wins Emmy Award; The latest on TikTok.

CCOs: from "yes person" to trailblazers

CCOs: from "yes person" to trailblazers

PR executives used to relay decisions, now they help make them.

‘America has no one left to trust’: Former HHS comms staffers on COVID-19 report meddling

‘America has no one left to trust’: Former HHS comms staffers on COVID-19 report meddling

“You don’t renegotiate a bible when you teach it,” says one ex-HHS official.

The PR Week: 9.18.2020: Kristi Piehl, Media Minefield

The PR Week: 9.18.2020: Kristi Piehl, Media Minefield

The agency founder and former journalist talks about the frustrations that led her to start her firm and the top news of the week.

Just briefly

Just briefly

People moves, account wins and other comms news.

Is ‘vote the assholes out’ too blunt, even for Patagonia?

Is ‘vote the assholes out’ too blunt, even for Patagonia?

...Or is it too subtle?

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

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

Wells Fargo ups Rafferty’s role; Hall of Femme honorees talk; CDC's non-science COVID-19 guidelines; Twitter election security; Celtics locker room shouting.