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businessinsider.com - Sean Czarnecki - Insider seeks nominations for top IPO and SPAC PR pros
Insider seeks nominations for top IPO and SPAC PR pros
Business Insider

Insider is looking for the top PR pros that work on taking companies public. SPACs and IPOs are becoming an increasingly bigger part of revenue for PR agencies. The deadline for nominations is March 5. Visit the Business section of Insider for more…

thedrum.com - John McCarthy - Can Out of Home ads really create PR fame - or will high expectations hurt the industry?
Can Out of Home ads really create PR fame - or will high expectations hurt the industry?
The Drum

Rarely a week goes by without an inspired billboard, bus-shelter poster or bus livery going ‘viral' on social media. You'd almost think the work was made for that purpose. Social media's provided somewhere for impactful out of home ads to…

prdaily.com - How millennial and Gen Z PR pros can and must accelerate what's right
How millennial and Gen Z PR pros can and must accelerate what's right
PR Daily

Generations exist on a continuum and there's a large degree of variation within them. But together, Millennials and Zoomers —two similar yet very unique generations—have the power to change the world and our industry for the better by…

bandt.com.au - B&T Magazine - Cummins&Partners Welcomes PR Agency Romano Beck, Bringing Creative, Media and PR Under One Roof - B&T
Cummins&Partners Welcomes PR Agency Romano Beck, Bringing Creative, Media and PR Under One Roof - B&T
B & T

Independent PR agency Romano Beck has taken residence in Cummins&Partners' Melbourne and Sydney offices, with the partnership now meaning Cummins takes 360-degree communications approach. On the partnership, Cummins&Partners' chief creative…

gamesindustry.biz - Christopher Dring - PlayStation's commitment is a huge boost to the VR market | Opinion
PlayStation's commitment is a huge boost to the VR market | Opinion
GamesIndustry.biz

The news yesterday that PlayStation is working on a new VR headset for PlayStation 5 was really an industry story, and an important one. For consumers, there wasn't a lot in the details to be excited about. No name, logo, games, or release window…

theglobeandmail.com - Cathal Kelly - The latest Tiger Woods redemption arc is under way
The latest Tiger Woods redemption arc is under way
The Globe and Mail

Images are unavailable offline. On Tuesday morning, Tiger Woods rolled his SUV and was hurt very badly. By Tuesday evening, while he was still on the operating table, the latest instalment of the Tiger Woods redemption arc was under way. Famous…

bbc.co.uk - Brian Wheeler - Post-Brexit trade: Boris Johnson calls for eat British fish campaign
Post-Brexit trade: Boris Johnson calls for eat British fish campaign
BBC

Boris Johnson believes a campaign to encourage people to eat British-caught fish could help the industry combat post-Brexit disruption. The prime minister backed calls for a campaign in a video conference with Conservative MPs from coastal areas.

campaignbrief.com - Cummins&Partners welcomes Romano Beck into the building; now offering creative, media and PR
Cummins&Partners welcomes Romano Beck into the building; now offering creative, media and PR
Campaign Brief

February 25 2021, 12:29 pm | | No Comments Says Sean Cummins, chief creative officer, Cummins&Partners: “I've always had a great sense of curiosity and respect for what I term the mercurial dark art of public relations, and have felt for…

businessinsider.com - Ben Gilbert - GameStop CFO didn't resign, he was pushed out by board, sources say
GameStop CFO didn't resign, he was pushed out by board, sources say
Business Insider

GameStop announced the sudden departure of its CFO on Tuesday with a statement saying he resigned. Sources close to the company told Insider that the executive was actually pushed out by the board. His ouster is part of an ongoing shakeup at…

radiotoday.co.uk - RadioToday UK - Dan Gopal appointed PRS Chief Commercial Officer
Dan Gopal appointed PRS Chief Commercial Officer
RadioToday

Dan Gopal, who has worked at Disney, Miramax, ITV and entertainment One, has been appointed Chief Commercial Officer at PRS. PRS say Dan will drive digital transformation and leverage and improve customer relationships and joint ventures. He is…

vice.com - McDonald's Secretive Intel Team Spies on 'Fight for $15' Workers, Internal Documents Show - VICE
McDonald's Secretive Intel Team Spies on 'Fight for $15' Workers, Internal Documents Show - VICE
Vice Media

For years, McDonald's has internally labeled activists and employees working with the Fight for $15 campaign a security threat and has spied on them, Motherboard has learned. McDonald's says that this work is designed to identify protests that…

propublica.org - Jack Gillum - Sheryl Sandberg and Top Facebook Execs Silenced an Enemy of Turkey to Prevent a Hit to the Company's Business
Sheryl Sandberg and Top Facebook Execs Silenced an Enemy of Turkey to Prevent a Hit to the Company's Business
ProPublica

ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they're published. As Turkey launched a military offensive against Kurdish minorities in neighboring Syria in early 2018…

provokemedia.com - PRovoke Media - Jim Weiss, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, W2O | PRovoke North America & Innovation SABRE Awards 2021
Jim Weiss, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, W2O | PRovoke North America & Innovation SABRE Awards 2021
PRovoke

W2O: Founder & Chief Executive Officer Jim Weiss is the founder and chief executive officer of W2O, the leading independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing and communications to the healthcare sector. Over the years, Jim has…

si.com - Kassidy Hill - Jaguars Make Amy Palcic Hire Official, Name Dan Edwards to New Role
Jaguars Make Amy Palcic Hire Official, Name Dan Edwards to New Role
Sports Illustrated

The Jacksonville Jaguars have officially announced the roles of two members within the club. In a press release on Wednesday, the club gave a designation to a hire Head Coach Urban Meyer first revealed on Monday; Amy Palcic as Vice President of…

axios.com - Margaret Harding McGill - Exclusive: Pro-Trump groups put a target on Big Tech
Exclusive: Pro-Trump groups put a target on Big Tech
Axios

A new pro-Trump think tank is leading a right-wing charge against Big Tech, urging Republican leaders to legislate to rein in the major platforms. What's happening: Republicans typically are skeptical of intervening in markets. But these groups are…

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