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Facebook hires Nick Clegg: Inspired or too far outside the box?

Facebook hires Nick Clegg: Inspired or too far outside the box?

Take our poll on Facebook's new policy and communications hire.

Nick Clegg appointed Facebook head of global affairs and communications

Nick Clegg appointed Facebook head of global affairs and communications

Facebook has hired former UK Deputy Prime Minister and ex-leader of the Liberal Democrats Nick Clegg as its new VP, global affairs and communications.

Bellwether Survey: PR pros need stronger marketing skills

Bellwether Survey: PR pros need stronger marketing skills

PRWeek and BU's first Bellwether Survey came under the microscope at a panel to kick off Communications Week 2018.

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

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

Duchess Meghan Markle and Prince Harry expecting first child; Sears files for bankruptcy; JPMorgan CEO and Ford Motor Chairman walk away from "Davos in the desert."

Golin hires Laura Russo to oversee New York media relations practice

Golin hires Laura Russo to oversee New York media relations practice

Russo is joining the firm from FleishmanHillard.

More change on Twitter's comms team, with four hires

More change on Twitter's comms team, with four hires

The platform's comms function has been racked with turnover over the past two years.

Golin extends London accommodation incentive to all staff

Golin extends London accommodation incentive to all staff

Golin has extended its popular B&B accommodation incentive programme to all London-based staff at the agency.

H+K separates from SJR in global restructure

H+K separates from SJR in global restructure

Alex Jutkowitz will no longer run Hill+Knowlton in the U.S.; Lars Erik Grønntun and Richard Millar become global presidents.

NBCUniversal hires Facebook vet Joe Benarroch as SVP of corporate comms

NBCUniversal hires Facebook vet Joe Benarroch as SVP of corporate comms

In this role, Benarroch will communicate on behalf of the company's advertising sales and client partnership division.

Wendy's CMO: 'If people at McDonald's aren't kicking a trash can every morning, we didn't do yesterday right'

Wendy's CMO: 'If people at McDonald's aren't kicking a trash can every morning, we didn't do yesterday right'

Wendy's chief concept and marketing officer spoke at Advertising Week about why the brand is so direct when talking about competitors

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

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

Twitter still has a big fake news problem; Apple back on top of most valuable brands study; Get ready for Kavanaugh leak-a-palooza.

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

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

Global Instagram outage; Avoid 'Presidential Alert' panic; New emojis.

Stephanopoulos talks Mueller, impeachment at Advertising Week

Stephanopoulos talks Mueller, impeachment at Advertising Week

The ABC News anchor discussed the possibility of impeachment -- of both President Donald Trump and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh -- at a Monday panel.

WPP shifts strategy for U.N. Women gender equality initiative

WPP shifts strategy for U.N. Women gender equality initiative

The holding company is launching a six-market campaign alongside the U.N.'s 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence.

Diverse teams produce better work

Diverse teams produce better work

Research shows diverse groups of workers come up with better ideas - and that adage is proved by the inspirational work and leaders honored at the eighth iteration of PRWeek's high-profile diversity initiative.

Winners announced for 2018 Diversity Distinction in PR Awards

Winners announced for 2018 Diversity Distinction in PR Awards

Top honorees were revealed earlier this evening at the PR Council's annual dinner in New York City

CBS comms head Gil Schwartz to retire

CBS comms head Gil Schwartz to retire

Schwartz also wrote for Fortune under the pseudonym, Stanley Bing.

LinkedIn names EP+Co social media agency

LinkedIn names EP+Co social media agency

The social media platform worked with EP+Co this year on a 'Deadpool 2' campaign.

'Influencers aren't effective for product marketing' - Edelman's head of influencer

'Influencers aren't effective for product marketing' - Edelman's head of influencer

Influencers are not effective for product-level marketing and should be used for brand-led activities, while PR - rather than advertising - should own the influencer marketing space, a leading UK-based expert has warned.

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

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

Agency CEOs on the biggest changes of the past two decades; PRWeek Global Awards launch; Guide to Generation Alpha; Instagram cofounders to exit.

Journalist Q&As

How Recode will break through the tech media bubble

How Recode will break through the tech media bubble

Editor-in-chief Dan Frommer talks about his publication's new entrepreneurial spirit

The Atlantic's Adrienne LaFrance on why it's the best time to be a journalist

The Atlantic's Adrienne LaFrance on why it's the best time to be a journalist

TheAtlantic.com has reached record audience growth, hitting an all-time high of 42.3 million visitors in May. LaFrance, 31, talks about how the historic brand is keeping relevant.

9 questions for WebMD's Stephanie Snipes

9 questions for WebMD's Stephanie Snipes

WebMD's VP of editorial development Stephanie Snipes outlines the health outlet's web and video pivot.

8 Questions for USA Today's Editor-in-chief Joanne Lipman

8 Questions for USA Today's Editor-in-chief Joanne Lipman

Newly installed editor-in-chief Joanne Lipman touts USA Today's investigative credibility and its network of 110 publications.

How a 129-year-old publication fits into the modern media diet

How a 129-year-old publication fits into the modern media diet

Editor-in-chief Susan Goldberg talks to Sean Czarnecki about running the historic National Geographic after being bought by 21st Century Fox and not trolling President Trump.

12 questions for OMGFacts and Dose.com's Dee Fabbricatore

12 questions for OMGFacts and Dose.com's Dee Fabbricatore

Dee Fabbricatore lifts the lid on an editorial approach that uses an algorithm to dictate the content her teams produce.

Cofounders Danielle Weisberg, Carly Zakin on how theSkimm keeps young America informed

Cofounders Danielle Weisberg, Carly Zakin on how theSkimm keeps young America informed

What to say when your agency colleague asks you for a reading recommendation... theskimm's cofounders chat with PRWeek about its smart but fun take on the news.

Axios' Mike Allen: 'Too much journalism is too long and built for journalists'

Axios' Mike Allen: 'Too much journalism is too long and built for journalists'

The veteran of Politico and The New York Times talks about his latest venture and how it's helping to establish a baseline truth for people in several industries.

How Self is revamping its editorial vision as it sheds print

How Self is revamping its editorial vision as it sheds print

Editor-in-chief Carolyn Kylstra, one of the architects behind BuzzFeed Health, chats with PRWeek about Self's mission in the age of 360 social experiences.

The Financial Times' Gillian Tett on going global and staying hungry

The Financial Times' Gillian Tett on going global and staying hungry

Gillian Tett, U.S. managing editor for the Financial Times chats with Sean Czarnecki about covering American politics and making sure print and online editorial teams play nicely.