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Inside Pinterest’s Mental Health Awareness campaign

The campaign comes amid heightened scrutiny of the mental health effects of social media.

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Twitter’s Dara Nasr: ‘Authenticity and dialogue are two important trends in advertising’

Twitter has researched online conversations that show what brands should be mindful of.

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Pharma’s reputation remains high as ViiV, Horizon and Pfizer top list

Survey shows that even with positive developments in pharma, patient groups are increasingly concerned about a variety of issues, including the disruption of care.

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Siemens exits Russia

The German technology company employs around 3,000 people in the country.

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Are PR pros returning to jobs they left over the past year?

Many workers reportedly wish they had not jumped ship.

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Madison Square Garden Entertainment eliminates Deirdre Latour’s CCO role

The chief communications officer position was eliminated just four months after Latour joined the company.

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WE to cover travel expenses related to reproductive healthcare and abortion

“We will expand that benefit as needed following the final Supreme Court decision,” said global CEO Melissa Waggener Zorkin.

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SourceCode Comms, Harlem Capital’s Diversity Marketing Consortium reaches 7-figure milestone

The organization has supported more than 20 minority-led startups since launching in July 2020.

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SiriusXM names Disney’s Jessica Casano-Antonellis as head of comms

She leaves Disney after nearly five years at the company.

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GoDaddy hires Honeywell’s Greg Efthimiou to lead PR

Efthimiou was Honeywell’s VP of global internal comms and community relations.

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Brendan Lewis joins Oatly as EVP of global comms and public affairs

Lewis will report to the chief creative officer in the newly created position.

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OkCupid, Ben & Jerry’s, Bumble and Yelp take stand against leaked abortion ruling

OkCupid was one of the first brands to respond.

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Zeno criticized for advising clients to keep quiet about abortion rights stance

The agency said it “respects” different opinions on the matter, after a strategy memo was published by the Popular Information newsletter.

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Edelman appoints AIG’s Soni Basi as global chief people officer

The former head of talent at global insurance giant AIG and will lead Edelman's talent and recruitment strategy.

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Siemens’ Clarissa Haller named senior partner at Dynamics Group in Zurich

Haller has more than 30 years of experience in corporate comms.

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Edelman’s Kimberly Francis joins Tenth Avenue Holdings as CMO

It’s a newly created position at the diversified holding company.

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Geoff Morrell exits Disney after 3 months amid company standoff with DeSantis

The former Pentagon spokesperson and White House correspondent is leaving Disney as it is engaged in a legal and political battle with Florida Governor Ron DeSantis over the state’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ law.

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Michael Fabiani promoted at Paramount Media Networks, MTV Entertainment Studios

Fabiani has worked at MTV since 2011.

Jessica Merz (top left) and Jamie Williams Cooper (bottom left) have been promoted as Lisa Jedan (right) is set to depart

Bacardi shakes up global comms leadership as Lisa Jedan departs

Bacardi has made two senior comms promotions as Lisa Jedan, vice president of global brand communications, prepares to step down for a new role.

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Twitter employees’ biggest concerns with Elon Musk takeover

And how Twitter is answering staffers’ questions.

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The silence is deafening from corporate America on Roe v. Wade. Why so many companies are staying quiet

Brands such as Levi Strauss and Yelp are in the minority in issuing strongly worded condemnations of the Supreme Court’s likely decision to overturn the landmark case.

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Wait and see: Agency leaders weigh pros and cons of Elon Musk-led Twitter

Firms are advising clients to stick with the platform while they evaluate changes.

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When ‘grassroots’ public affairs work crosses a line

Two highly publicized incidents have come to light of firms flirting too closely with the ‘dark arts’ side of the business.

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Is corporate America no longer interested in purposeful business?

Stock buybacks and executive pay are back in the headlines nearly three years after the Business Roundtable’s historic statement on purposeful business. Experts say inroads are being made elsewhere.

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Can the CDC’s internal review staunch the credibility and comms bleeding?

The agency has acknowledged that it has a problem. Now comes the hard part.

CEO Q&A

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LiquidSpace CEO Mark Gilbreath on the hybrid work debate

Gilbreath describes the value of hybrid work and how companies can embrace it for a better future.

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How Rec Room CEO Nick Fajt runs the digital room where it happens

Fajt powers the platform designed for virtual reality socializing to forge connections in real life.

Aflac CEO Dan Amos on the value of creating a vision and sticking to it

The supplemental insurance company’s out-and-about duck mascot speaks to its brand and to philanthropy — with one voice.

Just Capital CEO Martin Whittaker believes good things will happen

Whittaker describes how business can turn idealism into purposeful reality.

Marx Realty CEO Craig Deitelzweig on remaking the workplace

Deitelzweig explains why the new office is essential to the renewal of cities but has to provide more than lobbies with expanses of white marble to attract tenants.