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PR brief reveals big oil's real agenda on climate change

PR brief reveals big oil's real agenda on climate change

A campaign to expose oil company lobbying saw Shell sever its ties with an anti-climate lobby group.

Breakfast Briefing: This year's ABR is live! Here are the highlights

Breakfast Briefing: This year's ABR is live! Here are the highlights

A bite-sized look at PRWeek's 2019 Agency Business Report.

HBO's winter-cold response to Trump's 'Game of Thrones' tweet

HBO's winter-cold response to Trump's 'Game of Thrones' tweet

The White House really loves tweeting in the GoT font.

Powerful installation brings to life reality of Chicago gun violence

Powerful installation brings to life reality of Chicago gun violence

FCB Chicago and Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence unveils Most Dangerous Street as a call to action.

Breakfast Briefing: 7 things for PR pros to know on Thursday morning

Breakfast Briefing: 7 things for PR pros to know on Thursday morning

Jano Cabrera exits McDonald's; A wrinkle in Galaxy Fold's plans?; and other news to know.

'Enough. We want change.' First look at March For Our Lives' Times Square ad

'Enough. We want change.' First look at March For Our Lives' Times Square ad

Watch a video showing what the billboards look like.

'What the hell do I know?': Should Boeing take Trump's advice and rebrand its 737 Max planes?

'What the hell do I know?': Should Boeing take Trump's advice and rebrand its 737 Max planes?

Trump downplayed his marketing know-how, but should Boeing take note?

HHS suspends seven-figure Porter Novelli deal

HHS suspends seven-figure Porter Novelli deal

The decision came after members of Congress questioned the use of subcontracts.

Qorvis starts work for Saudi humanitarian organization

Qorvis starts work for Saudi humanitarian organization

KSRelief is backed by the Saudi government.

Lime appoints UK agencies for PR and e-scooters briefs

Lime appoints UK agencies for PR and e-scooters briefs

Recently launched electric mobility company Lime has appointed The PHA Group to handle PR and Headland to work on public affairs and an advocacy campaign for dockless e-scooters.

Lewington: 'Hanover plans to double in size in five years following sale'

Lewington: 'Hanover plans to double in size in five years following sale'

Hanover plans to double in size over the next five years and believes joining Montreal-based Avenir Global will unlock huge growth opportunities for the global agency, including in the Middle East.

US Chamber of Commerce selects Michelle Russo to head comms

US Chamber of Commerce selects Michelle Russo to head comms

Russo joins from Discovery, where she worked for 14 years.

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

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

PRWeek unveils 2019 Hall of Femme honorees; Facebook temporarily removes Warren ads; Airlines respond to Boeing 737 Max 8 customer concerns; Free pancakes.

Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund brings on KARV Communications

Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund brings on KARV Communications

The firm is tasked with distancing the fund, which receives government money, from the government.

Covered California puts seven-figure PR account up for review

Covered California puts seven-figure PR account up for review

Ogilvy is the incumbent on the business.

Analysis

Hitting the trail: Crowded field of Democratic campaigns staffs up

Hitting the trail: Crowded field of Democratic campaigns staffs up

The campaigns looking to unseat President Trump are hiring staffers with media relations, digital, and even Instagramming skills.

Ready or not, campaign scrutiny is coming to Starbucks

Ready or not, campaign scrutiny is coming to Starbucks

A Howard Schultz candidacy could make the ubiquitous coffee chain the target of scathing attacks for the next two years.

Bold ideas + clarity + social savvy = AOC's secret sauce

Bold ideas + clarity + social savvy = AOC's secret sauce

The freshman legislator has become a phenomenon on the left and a lightning rod for the right. Now for the hard part.

Parties deadlocked over language, not policy, amid shutdown

Parties deadlocked over language, not policy, amid shutdown

Polls say Americans want border security, but Democrats and Republicans are talking about the issue very differently during the partial government shutdown.

'Facebook needs leadership reform and cannot PR its way out of lobbying mess' - experts warn

'Facebook needs leadership reform and cannot PR its way out of lobbying mess' - experts warn

Tech and crisis comms experts have warned that Facebook is no longer living up to its brand values and Mark Zuckerberg should step down as chairman and take responsibility for its latest PR disaster, rather than blaming comms.

DC Influencers

National Association of Manufacturers goes digital this election season

National Association of Manufacturers goes digital this election season

Jamie Hennigan VP of strategic communications at the National Association of Manufacturers on the NAM's digital campaign, #TruthOnTheTrail.

DC Influencer: Reinout Oussoren, Northern Power Systems

DC Influencer: Reinout Oussoren, Northern Power Systems

We're a small manufacturer and work primarily with lobbying firms or industry groups doing the lobbying. We provide a strong voice to industry associations such as the American Wind Energy Association and Distributed Wind Energy Association.

E-cigarette maker VMR's Seth Coblentz on why regulation is a drag

E-cigarette maker VMR's Seth Coblentz on why regulation is a drag

Alison Kanski talks to VMR's general counsel on regulation, international trade, and more.

What is a lobbyist? The McCormick Group's John Hesse says it's about communication

What is a lobbyist? The McCormick Group's John Hesse says it's about communication

John Hesse II, a consultant on law and government affairs at The McCormick Group, discusses lobbying and PR.

The communications goals and strategies of Black Lives Matter

The communications goals and strategies of Black Lives Matter

Shanelle Matthews, lead communications strategist for Black Lives Matter, tells Dipka Bhambhani about driving conversations from the 'hood to the White House.