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Breakfast Briefing: Sorrell denies allegations, lashes out at WPP 'leaks'

Breakfast Briefing: Sorrell denies allegations, lashes out at WPP 'leaks'

Plus: A bit of controversy in the Young PR Lions.

China BBDO duo win Young PR Lions amid controversy over lack of Bronze

China BBDO duo win Young PR Lions amid controversy over lack of Bronze

China's representatives at the Young PR Lions at Cannes - from ad agency BBDO - won Gold yesterday, although there has been criticism that no Bronze award was given.

Edelman campaign for Adobe wins Social & Influencer Bronze Lion

Edelman campaign for Adobe wins Social & Influencer Bronze Lion

It's the second non-PR Lion for Edelman and the Make the Cut campaign.

Creative shops (again) win Lion's share of PR trophies at Cannes

Creative shops (again) win Lion's share of PR trophies at Cannes

FleishmanHillard, Edelman, and Ketchum bagged PR Lions on Thursday.

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

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

PR Lions up next; Former Burson U.K. CEO exits post-C&W merger.

9 creativity tips from ad legend John Hegarty

9 creativity tips from ad legend John Hegarty

The Bartle Bogle Hegarty co-founder sat down with Financial Times' global media editor Matthew Garrahan at Cannes.

Edelman, PMK*BNC win Brand Experience, Digital Craft Lions

Edelman, PMK*BNC win Brand Experience, Digital Craft Lions

London's Stripe Communications also took home a Bronze Lion for Entertainment.

Indiana puts comms work for tourism, 4 other departments under review

Indiana puts comms work for tourism, 4 other departments under review

The contract is worth more than $2 million.

Allison+Partners hires Barbara Laidlaw as global reputation risk MD

Allison+Partners hires Barbara Laidlaw as global reputation risk MD

She previously worked at Burson-Marsteller.

Breakfast Briefing: 5 (mostly Cannes) things for PR pros to know on Wednesday morning

Breakfast Briefing: 5 (mostly Cannes) things for PR pros to know on Wednesday morning

More than 215 entries have been shortlisted for PR Lions. That and more in today's Breakfast Briefing.

Weber Shandwick campaign bags Mobile Lion as other PR firms win recognition

Weber Shandwick campaign bags Mobile Lion as other PR firms win recognition

Weber Shandwick won a Lion in a non-PR category at Cannes last night, being credited with idea creation for a campaign for educational app Studytracks.

MSL acquires French public affairs firm

MSL acquires French public affairs firm

MSL has acquired French public affairs firm Domaines Publics, and is integrating the business into its PR unit.

WPP's Read: We're focusing on collaboration, rather than 'collapsing' agency brands and restructuring

WPP's Read: We're focusing on collaboration, rather than 'collapsing' agency brands and restructuring

Mark Read has warned against "collapsing" too many WPP agency brands and said driving greater collaboration is more important than a "major restructuring."

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

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

The latest PR news from Cannes. Plus: Brands speak out against border separation policy.

FleishmanHillard wins Pharma Lion as more PR agencies are shortlisted at Cannes

FleishmanHillard wins Pharma Lion as more PR agencies are shortlisted at Cannes

FleishmanHillard won a Bronze Lion in the Pharma Lions category in Cannes last night, for its MSunderstood campaign for Roche and MS Ireland.

Cision brings on McGrath/Power as PR AOR

Cision brings on McGrath/Power as PR AOR

The incumbent on the account was Blanc & Otus.

Breakfast Briefing: 5 (mostly Cannes) things for PR pros to know on Monday morning

Breakfast Briefing: 5 (mostly Cannes) things for PR pros to know on Monday morning

Not in Cannes? No worries. We'll get you up to speed.

Weber Shandwick shortlisted on Mobile Lions for Studytracks campaign

Weber Shandwick shortlisted on Mobile Lions for Studytracks campaign

Weber Shandwick has been shortlisted in the Mobile Lions at Cannes for a campaign for educational app Studytracks.

Ketchum work shows up on non-PR Cannes shortlists

Ketchum work shows up on non-PR Cannes shortlists

The Omnicom firm's efforts on the Blood Normal campaign for Essity's Libresse and Bodyform was shortlisted in several categories.

PR execs Edelman, Marino, and Makovsky open up about working with their children

PR execs Edelman, Marino, and Makovsky open up about working with their children

And Richard Edelman on the time his father called him "Honey" during a meeting.

Analysis

It's the communications business, so why can't PR and creative staff understand each other?

It's the communications business, so why can't PR and creative staff understand each other?

Everyone agrees on the meaning of the word "integrated," but not much else.

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.

Demand surges for comms skills on online freelance networks

Demand surges for comms skills on online freelance networks

But there's a catch: many agencies would rather pay freelancers they know and trust.

'Massive restructuring is underway': Experts predict more agency mergers to follow Burson-C&W tie-up

'Massive restructuring is underway': Experts predict more agency mergers to follow Burson-C&W tie-up

The toughest task for Burson Cohn & Wolfe CEO Donna Imperato: bringing together the cultures of two very different WPP agencies, say top agency executives.

Beyond Bell Pottinger: Larger trends shape African PR market

Beyond Bell Pottinger: Larger trends shape African PR market

Demographic and economic trends are changing the communications industry in Africa, moving it away from traditional hubs and presenting opportunities.