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White House press secretary confronts war on truth

White House press secretary confronts war on truth

Obama era press veteran Jen Psaki quickly demonstrated that communication with the American people and the rest of the world will be very different under the Biden administration.

Is the op-ed dead?

Is the op-ed dead?

Are guest columns still relevant? Or should media brands follow Axios’ lead and abandon opinion pieces?

Business can combat existential threat to democracy

Business can combat existential threat to democracy

The latest Edelman Trust Barometer places business above the other three major institutions - it must use this trust credit to aggressively combat misinformation and erosion of truth.

It’s on all of us to stop this, right now, before it’s too late

It’s on all of us to stop this, right now, before it’s too late

The disinformation driving Wednesday’s insurrection in Washington can be stopped, but everyone must do their part.

Axe defends mocked tweet about DC riots

Axe defends mocked tweet about DC riots

‘We'd rather be lonely than with that mob,’ tweeted Axe.

Stunning demonstration of white privilege desecrates Brand America

Stunning demonstration of white privilege desecrates Brand America

The heinous mob attacks on the U.S. Capitol building on Wednesday finally provided a wake-up call to those who have enabled a poisonous level of social discourse over the past four years.

How long should social media sites ban leaders who violate policies?

How long should social media sites ban leaders who violate policies?

Facebook and Twitter took different stances with President Trump this week.

Hyatt faces backlash for ‘harboring domestic terrorists’ following Capitol riots

Hyatt faces backlash for ‘harboring domestic terrorists’ following Capitol riots

Rioters were videoed ‘decompressing’ maskless in the hotel lobby after storming the U.S. Capitol.

Walmart apologizes to Josh Hawley after tweet calls him ‘sore loser’

Walmart apologizes to Josh Hawley after tweet calls him ‘sore loser’

The retailer said a social media manager posted it by mistake.

Bush’s Beans, where are you on the ‘bean dad’ matter?

Bush’s Beans, where are you on the ‘bean dad’ matter?

Creative Twitter users are giving the bean brand some tips at least.

Steve Barrett on PR: Let’s make America healthy again

Steve Barrett on PR: Let’s make America healthy again

If 2021 is to be a better year than 2020, federal, state and local government and other institutions need to step up and do a lot better.

2020’s top 20 most read stories

2020’s top 20 most read stories

Dogs, cats and brands telling consumers that they should absolutely not inject bleach into their bodies.

Steve Barrett on PR: 10 snapshots from 2020

Steve Barrett on PR: 10 snapshots from 2020

The essential images that defined a year nobody anticipated.

The winner of the 2020 PRWeek US Holiday Contest is... Spectrum Science!

The winner of the 2020 PRWeek US Holiday Contest is... Spectrum Science!

Spectrum Science utilized its empty office to create a winning interactive entry in this year's Holiday Contest.

Customers really don’t like Petco’s new logo. What’s the retailer to do?

Customers really don’t like Petco’s new logo. What’s the retailer to do?

Should Petco change it back? Or just sit back and enjoy the free publicity?

‘Your new logo is cold and lifeless’: Consumers outraged after Petco removes cat and dog from logo

‘Your new logo is cold and lifeless’: Consumers outraged after Petco removes cat and dog from logo

The pet store clarified that the animals are “here to stay.”

Steve Barrett on PR: It’s time to be comfortable being uncomfortable on racial equity

Steve Barrett on PR: It’s time to be comfortable being uncomfortable on racial equity

Recent moves by Nasdaq and a series of passionate discussions at PRWeek’s Racial Equity Summit signpost the road ahead for real progress to be made on diversity in the PR industry.

Did Pringles miss a major opportunity with mascot body reveal?

Did Pringles miss a major opportunity with mascot body reveal?

Were you underwhelmed?

John Oliver pressures Pringles to reveal mascot’s body: What do you think it looks like?

John Oliver pressures Pringles to reveal mascot’s body: What do you think it looks like?

Buff, part octopus or maybe there’s a plot twist and it’s actually John Oliver’s body?

Colonel Harland Sanders gets a new gig: Love interest in a Lifetime movie

Colonel Harland Sanders gets a new gig: Love interest in a Lifetime movie

The 15-minute film is part of the network’s It’s a Wonderful Lifetime schedule.