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Turkish Exporters Assembly, Ketchum part ways

Turkish Exporters Assembly, Ketchum part ways

The firm was providing research, comms consulting, and media analysis services for the trade group.

House committee reviews Stone documents on Pruitt Rose Bowl tickets

House committee reviews Stone documents on Pruitt Rose Bowl tickets

Saxum CEO Renzi Stone said he has fully complied with the House Oversight and Government Reform committee's request for documents.

Breakfast Briefing: Trump tabloid interview to make for awkward press event with May

Breakfast Briefing: Trump tabloid interview to make for awkward press event with May

But Trump "likes and respects" Prime Minister Theresa May very much, according to his press secretary.

Julian Assange takes on ex-Labour MP and PR man Richard Hillgrove to seek 'political solution' to extradition impasse

Julian Assange takes on ex-Labour MP and PR man Richard Hillgrove to seek 'political solution' to extradition impasse

Julian Assange has taken on a new team to provide PR, parliamentary engagement and other services, as he attempts to secure a way for him to end his stay in the Ecuadorian embassy in London.

Breakfast Briefing: Bruising ad battle over Kavanaugh nomination begins

Breakfast Briefing: Bruising ad battle over Kavanaugh nomination begins

There were no surprises in President Trump's rollout of his second Supreme Court nominee on Monday night, but both sides have dug in.

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

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

Events to watch in the worlds of politics and business as you start the workweek.

RenewPR's Ben Finzel launches DC LGBTQ networking group

RenewPR's Ben Finzel launches DC LGBTQ networking group

DC Family Communicators aims to fill a networking void in the nation's capital for LGBTQ communications pros.

Ex-Fox News executive Bill Shine joins White House to lead comms

Ex-Fox News executive Bill Shine joins White House to lead comms

Shine was previously co-president of Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network.

The 'reluctant takeover': office move announced but progress slow on UK integration of Burson Cohn & Wolfe

The 'reluctant takeover': office move announced but progress slow on UK integration of Burson Cohn & Wolfe

Burson-Marsteller's London staff will move into Cohn & Wolfe's office in the Autumn, PRWeek understands, as the agencies' supposed merger takes on the appearance of a straightforward takeover.

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

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

More fallout from a northern Virginia restaurant asking the White House press secretary to leave.

Weber Shandwick UK public affairs head Joey Jones joins Cicero

Weber Shandwick UK public affairs head Joey Jones joins Cicero

Weber Shandwick UK head of public affairs Joey Jones is joining Cicero, the comms agency that last week announced the acquisition of Westbourne Communications.

Parkland parents enlist Dini von Mueffling to hone Families vs. Assault Rifles PAC message

Parkland parents enlist Dini von Mueffling to hone Families vs. Assault Rifles PAC message

The boutique PR firm, which supported Sandy Hook Promise's Evan PSA, started working with the organization on June 1.

Burson UK CEO Stephen Day 'made redundant' as part of BCW merger

Burson UK CEO Stephen Day 'made redundant' as part of BCW merger

Burson-Marsteller UK CEO Stephen Day has left the company as part of its merger with Cohn & Wolfe, PRWeek understands.

MSL acquires French public affairs firm

MSL acquires French public affairs firm

MSL has acquired French public affairs firm Domaines Publics, and is integrating the business into its PR unit.

Breakfast Briefing: Huckabee Sanders planning West Wing exit, says report

Breakfast Briefing: Huckabee Sanders planning West Wing exit, says report

Sarah Huckabee Sanders and deputy Raj Shah are both planning to leave the Trump White House, according to a CBS News report. Plus: Sean Spicer has a new spokesman gig.

Analysis

'Connected in politics and with the public': What a Howard Schultz presidency would look like

'Connected in politics and with the public': What a Howard Schultz presidency would look like

Corporate communicators and former colleagues of the outgoing Starbucks chairman discuss why they think he should run for president.

Rudy can fail: Comms pros say Stormy strategy too late with payment truth

Rudy can fail: Comms pros say Stormy strategy too late with payment truth

The about face by Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani last week isn't how communications pros would advise their clients to act.

Crisis communicators give Zuckerberg high marks for testimony

Crisis communicators give Zuckerberg high marks for testimony

The Facebook CEO did not wilt during Tuesday's marathon Senate session.

'Politicians' worst nightmare': Tone, social savvy make Parkland students authentic advocates

'Politicians' worst nightmare': Tone, social savvy make Parkland students authentic advocates

Students from Parkland, Florida, are impressing veteran activists as they take the gun control fight to legislators.

Why Davos is bucking the populist trend to stay on agency leaders' calendars

Why Davos is bucking the populist trend to stay on agency leaders' calendars

Some are going to observe a clash of cultures. Others to get a jump on the trends that will define the year. Despite the rise of populism, agency CEOs are not crossing the World Economic Forum off their to-do lists.

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.