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Porter Novelli collaborates with Global Situation Room for new services

Porter Novelli collaborates with Global Situation Room for new services

Porter Novelli has expanded its collaboration with public affairs firm Global Situation Room to launch additional offerings for clients.

Hong Kong govt announces PR agency after lengthened tender process

Hong Kong govt announces PR agency after lengthened tender process

After a long and difficult search, a one-year contract worth US$6.3 million has been awarded to one agency.

Silicon Valley companies, industry groups lead backlash to Trump visa ban

Silicon Valley companies, industry groups lead backlash to Trump visa ban

Tech companies say the ban cuts down the talent they can bring to the workforce.

Domino’s defends McEnany interaction: ‘Being responsive to customers is not political’

Domino’s defends McEnany interaction: ‘Being responsive to customers is not political’

The pizza chain says it is ‘shocked’ at the outrage over an eight-year-old tweet.

‘From footballer to one of UK’s top lobbyists’ - industry leaders praise Marcus Rashford’s ‘blinder’ of a campaign

‘From footballer to one of UK’s top lobbyists’ - industry leaders praise Marcus Rashford’s ‘blinder’ of a campaign

The Manchester United star is the toast of the UK's lobbying industry after his effective and heartfelt campaign to extend a free school meals voucher scheme for vulnerable children in England prompted a Government U-turn.

Majority of Black Lives Matters supporters want brands to encourage people to vote, study finds

Majority of Black Lives Matters supporters want brands to encourage people to vote, study finds

New research dives into consumer sentiment around recent protests against racial injustice.

56 Black Men launches Let's Not Forget campaign after George Floyd death

56 Black Men launches Let's Not Forget campaign after George Floyd death

Video recalls other names that "did not make it to a hashtag."

BCW Brussels CEO moves to Google for public affairs role

BCW Brussels CEO moves to Google for public affairs role

Karen Massin, former chief executive of BCW Brussels, has been appointed head of government affairs and public policy in the Belgian capital by Google.

Tech Talk with Kivvit chief innovation officer Zach Silber

Tech Talk with Kivvit chief innovation officer Zach Silber

“You are hearing real alarm bells ringing more often than the pre-COVID era.”

Hill+Knowlton hires Kelli Parsons, Philippe Maze-Sencier as global chairs

Hill+Knowlton hires Kelli Parsons, Philippe Maze-Sencier as global chairs

Parsons and Maze-Sencier will be H+K’s global chairs of corporate affairs and public affairs, respectively.

Heineken appoints global corporate affairs chief

Heineken appoints global corporate affairs chief

Stacey Tank returns to the brewing company next month to take up the role of chief corporate affairs and transformation officer.

Which brand responded best to Trump's disinfectant recommendation?

Which brand responded best to Trump's disinfectant recommendation?

Merriam-Webster, ‘The Daily Show’ or TrivWorks?

Qorvis takes on Saudi Human Rights Commission account

Qorvis takes on Saudi Human Rights Commission account

The Publicis firm has a long-standing relationship with the Saudi government dating back nearly two decades.

Meet the newest government PSA mascot, Quinn the Quarantine Fox

Meet the newest government PSA mascot, Quinn the Quarantine Fox

Quinn is helping the Consumer Product Safety Commission keep people safe at home while they shelter in place.

BCW names new Brussels CEO

BCW names new Brussels CEO

Burson Cohn & Wolfe has appointed Andrew Cecil as chief executive of its Brussels office.

Analysis

Talk to everyone: Breaking down Fauci’s media relations strategy

Talk to everyone: Breaking down Fauci’s media relations strategy

The most trusted man in America on COVID-19 is taking his authenticity wherever Americans consume media, from Vanity Fair to Desus & Mero.

Trump, #MeToo and Greta: The biggest PR moments that defined a decade

Trump, #MeToo and Greta: The biggest PR moments that defined a decade

As we enter 2020, you can still dunk in the dark.

Twitter's political ad decision could go far beyond Twitter

Twitter's political ad decision could go far beyond Twitter

Its larger impact could be felt if Facebook or YouTube also tighten regulations.

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.

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.

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