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Steve Barrett on PR: Sorrell legacy lies in the balance

Steve Barrett on PR: Sorrell legacy lies in the balance

Much of the analyst commentary about WPP post-Sorrell belies a fundamental lack of understanding about modern marketing and communications.

Roku hires Brunswick's Eric Savitz as corp comms senior director

Roku hires Brunswick's Eric Savitz as corp comms senior director

Brunswick represented Roku for its IPO last fall.

Forensic, focused, cantankerous: nine reflections on Sorrell and his style

Forensic, focused, cantankerous: nine reflections on Sorrell and his style

As Sir Martin clears his desk, PRWeek has collected nine thoughts from the worlds of PR, journalism and agency life on the man, his skills, his temperament and his future.

Sorrell quits as WPP chief executive

Sorrell quits as WPP chief executive

Martin Sorrell has resigned from WPP, the owner of PR agencies including Burson Cohn & Wolfe, Ogilvy, Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Finsbury, The Glover Park Group, and Hering Schuppener.

PRWeek and BU partner on bellwether survey

PRWeek and BU partner on bellwether survey

The survey will comprise part of PRWeek US's 20th anniversary celebrations and benchmark PR and communications at a critical time in the industry's history.

Technology's reinvention of TV gives birth to new wave of journalism

Technology's reinvention of TV gives birth to new wave of journalism

No clickbait. No political agendas. Lots of diversity. You're looking at the newsrooms of the future.

Breakfast Briefing: Two more brands halt ads on Ingraham Angle

Breakfast Briefing: Two more brands halt ads on Ingraham Angle

Plus: More room on the yachts for everyone else? Why one platform is staying home from the Cannes Film Festival.

Breakfast Briefing: Market responds positively to Zuckerberg testimony

Breakfast Briefing: Market responds positively to Zuckerberg testimony

But the Facebook CEO faces more questions from Congress today.

Holding companies put competition aside to launch brand safety bureau

Holding companies put competition aside to launch brand safety bureau

Media agencies across IPG, Omnicom, WPP, Dentsu, MDC, and others are coming together.

So how's Mark doing? Grade Zuck's performance in front of Congress

So how's Mark doing? Grade Zuck's performance in front of Congress

How is the Facebook chief executive standing up to questioning by Congress? Take our poll.

Facebook has 'huge challenge' in rebuilding trust, says Publicis Media CEO

Facebook has 'huge challenge' in rebuilding trust, says Publicis Media CEO

Steve King hopes to solve data privacy issues for clients with Publicis' cloud-based platform.

Breakfast Briefing: Zuckerberg on the Hill

Breakfast Briefing: Zuckerberg on the Hill

Facebook's CEO is set to testify in front of Congress today. Here's what experts will be watching.

How to pitch a robot: Bring the data

How to pitch a robot: Bring the data

Tips on effectively using technology from media executives at the Page Spring Seminar.

Breakfast Briefing: Facebook apology tour, part 2

Breakfast Briefing: Facebook apology tour, part 2

Your guide to the top comms news as you close out the week.

Finsbury provides pro bono support to grieving family of Swedish journalist

Finsbury provides pro bono support to grieving family of Swedish journalist

Kim Wall's accused murderer is standing trial.

Introducing the 2018 Brand Film Festival Slate

Introducing the 2018 Brand Film Festival Slate

We've seen the entries and these are the films that were officially selected to be featured at this year's Brand Film Festival. See you May 3.

Bloomberg, IBM vet Ethan McCarty launches Integral Communications Group

Bloomberg, IBM vet Ethan McCarty launches Integral Communications Group

The firm will focus on employee communications.

Breakfast Briefing: Laura Ingraham's convenient vacation; Snapchat jabs Facebook

Breakfast Briefing: Laura Ingraham's convenient vacation; Snapchat jabs Facebook

Welcome back to the work week. Scroll down for the top news for communicators on Monday morning.

8 brands that are definitely not up to anything suspicious on April 1

8 brands that are definitely not up to anything suspicious on April 1

Trust no one.

Did Heineken make its 'sometimes, lighter is better' ad offensive to drive views?

Did Heineken make its 'sometimes, lighter is better' ad offensive to drive views?

Do you agree with Chance the Rapper?

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.