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Twitter bans state media ads over 'nefarious' Hong Kong social media tactics

Twitter bans state media ads over 'nefarious' Hong Kong social media tactics

Twitter and Facebook took action against accounts they said are connected to the Chinese government.

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

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

How Philadelphia Police communicated during shooting standoff; Fake image comes back to haunt Walmart.

Edelman responds to mass shootings with pro bono Gun Safety Alliance work

Edelman responds to mass shootings with pro bono Gun Safety Alliance work

Businesses must address government failure, said CEO Richard Edelman.

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

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

MediaMonks acquires IMA; Why John Oliver tried to set a Guinness World Record.

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

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

Golin picks Paul Parton as group chief strategy officer; Walmart's CEO communicates about El Paso shooting on Instagram.

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

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

General Mills hires Jano Cabrera as comms head; The Area 51 raid is cancelled.

Fishbowl survey: Customs and Border Protection work doesn't phase most Deloitte employees

Fishbowl survey: Customs and Border Protection work doesn't phase most Deloitte employees

More than two-thirds of respondents said it doesn't affect their employment plans.

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

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

USAA brings on Weber; Peloton's global comms head is promoted.

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

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

Geo Group "disappointed" in Edelman; PR student turns Biden flub into website.

Edelman the latest company to face employee blowback over border-related work

Edelman the latest company to face employee blowback over border-related work

Some staffers were reportedly "disturbed" the firm was approached about the account.

Breakfast Briefing: Edelman resigns work for ICE-connected private prison company

Breakfast Briefing: Edelman resigns work for ICE-connected private prison company

Plus: Athleta signs first endorsement deal.

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

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

40 Under 40 2019; 2020 Democratic hopefuls respond to Gilroy shooting.

Bangladesh government retains BGR Public Relations

Bangladesh government retains BGR Public Relations

BGR will earn $300,000 for the year-long deal.

Edelman's Tom Cochran boomerangs to 720 Strategies

Edelman's Tom Cochran boomerangs to 720 Strategies

Cochran had served as GM for digital integrated marketing at Edelman since last October.

Breakfast Briefing: It's Mueller day!

Breakfast Briefing: It's Mueller day!

Plus: Boeing earnings; Huntsworth could sell Grayling's Middle East business.

Analysis

Staffing up on the trail: Meet the top comms staffers on 2020 Democratic campaigns

Staffing up on the trail: Meet the top comms staffers on 2020 Democratic campaigns

New this election cycle: An emphasis on communications for small-dollar donations.

Replacing Huckabee Sanders: Without briefings, what's the point?

Replacing Huckabee Sanders: Without briefings, what's the point?

Trump has changed the role of White House press secretary to the point where it's no longer necessary, say experts.

PR pros: 'Huawei is handling crisis well, but could target customers in charm offensive'

PR pros: 'Huawei is handling crisis well, but could target customers in charm offensive'

Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei has its work cut out to convince governments, technology partners and consumers that its products and telco infrastructure are safe, experts warn.

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.

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.