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nationalheraldindia.com - Ranjona Banerji - PR and 'high level' meetings not enough to salvage 'Brand Modi' on oxygen
PR and 'high level' meetings not enough to salvage 'Brand Modi' on oxygen
NewspaperMain Edition

Allegations of Prime Minister Narendra Modi not doing enough during this second wave of Covid19 in India have caused ripples in the bunker. The PR machinery has been hard at work. Yes, contrary to rumours spread by anti-nationals, some work is done…

businessinsider.com - Becky Peterson - The secret life of Ian Osborne, the shadowy 38-year-old cofounder of Chamath Palihapitiya's SPAC who has built the ultimate black book of billionaires
The secret life of Ian Osborne, the shadowy 38-year-old cofounder of Chamath Palihapitiya's SPAC who has built the ultimate black book of billionaires
Business Insider

Mysterious British investor Ian Osborne has dazzled the tech and finance industries through Social Capital Hedosophia, his SPAC with Chamath Palihapitiya. Before the SPAC boom, the secretive Osborne parlayed his gig as a teenager theater producer…

theguardian.com - Tony Naylor - We can get a table inside again - but what's the long-term future of restaurants?
We can get a table inside again - but what's the long-term future of restaurants?
The Guardian

Tom Kerridge has spent the pandemic irrepressibly “creating positive vibes”. He threw himself and volunteers from his teams into charitable projects such as Meals From Marlow, which delivered its 100,000th meal in February, and has…

mirror.co.uk - Jake Polden - Rashford 'splits up with girlfriend Lucia Loi' after eight years
Rashford 'splits up with girlfriend Lucia Loi' after eight years
mirror

Marcus Rashford has reportedly broken out with his long-term girlfriend Lucia Loi. The couple were together for eight years having met each other at school. According to The Sun, the pair split amid the pressure of lockdown but are said to be on…

campaignme.com - Sofia Serrano - Sharjah Collection by Mysk appoints The Idea Agency as public relations representative
Sharjah Collection by Mysk appoints The Idea Agency as public relations representative
Campaign Middle East

The Idea Agency, a Dubai-based fully integrated communications and marketing agency, announced its partnership with Sharjah Collection by Mysk, a group of distinctive boutique hotels and eco-retreats in the emirate of Sharjah managed by Shaza…

economicconfidential.com - Image Merchants shortlisted for African PR Agency of the Year
Image Merchants shortlisted for African PR Agency of the Year
Economic Confidential

Image Merchants Promotion Limited, the publisher of PRNigeria and Economic Confidential has been shortlisted as one of the five finalists for the African Public Relations Agency of the Year. The four other finalists for the African Award include:…

upnewsinfo.com - Matilda Colman - The good, the bad and the shoddy By Cointelegraph - Up News Info
The good, the bad and the shoddy By Cointelegraph - Up News Info
Bradley Lamb

Crypto PR: The good, the bad and the shoddy Like most crypto journalists, Will Foxley has a horror story about a bad encounter he had with a dodgy PR person. The former tech reporter at CoinDesk recalls being embarrassed in his first few days on…

smallbiztrends.com - 10 Critical Tips to Applying for Business Awards (How to Find Ones Worth Your Time)
10 Critical Tips to Applying for Business Awards (How to Find Ones Worth Your Time)
Small Business Trends LLC

Getting recognized by peers can significantly increase a business's exposure, potentially resulting in increased visibility and more customers. However, not all awards are worth the time and effort to apply to them. Some of them don't carry a lot…

abcnews.go.com - Victoria J. Arancio - Summer tourist towns hope for recovery as crowds return after COVID
Summer tourist towns hope for recovery as crowds return after COVID
ABC News

On Cape Cod, the only thing as sure as the seafood and lighthouses is the region's dependence on summer tourism. But when the coronavirus pandemic hit last spring, maybe no industry was more impacted than seaside getaways. There were no vacationers…

wfmj.com - Warren Pizza Hut reopens as Pizza Hut Classic
Warren Pizza Hut reopens as Pizza Hut Classic
WFMJ.com

A local Pizza Hut location is serving up a fresh slice of nostalgia. Warren's Elm Road location underwent a transformation, complete with classic logos, checkered tablecloths, and Tiffany-style lamps. They have also added a few unique menu items.

bangkokpost.com - Bangkok Post Public Company Limited - Lampang leads provincial race for herd immunity
Lampang leads provincial race for herd immunity
Bangkok Post

published: 16 May 2021 at 17:13 Lampang is quietly running neck-and-neck with Phuket in the race for herd immunity against Covid-19, allowing the northern province to contemplate a return to business as usual. With the spotlight on the vaccination…

medium.com - Julian Bleecker - A strange thing happened.
A strange thing happened.
Medium

For the past years, the outsized narrative of DAO [Distributed Autonomous Organization] as an alternative to venture capital dims the light of its much more profound, and much more interesting potential — a fluid, programmable, modular…

globalnews.ca - Amanda Connolly - COVID-19 gray areas like 'one-dose summer' show challenges in communicating science: experts
COVID-19 gray areas like 'one-dose summer' show challenges in communicating science: experts
Global News

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about a whole new lexicon of words and phrases over the past 18 months, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced another one last week: “one-dose summer, two-dose fall.” Story continues below…

thesun.co.uk - Michael Hamilton - Marcus Rashford splits from childhood sweetheart after eight years
Marcus Rashford splits from childhood sweetheart after eight years
The Sun

MARCUS Rashford has split from his school sweetheart Lucia Loi after eight years together. She was with him as he made his name with Manchester United and England. Sources say the pair, both 23, broke up amid lockdown pressures but still have a…

mashable.com - Chris Taylor - How Bezos became an asshole, and 7 other things we learned from 'Amazon Unbound
How Bezos became an asshole, and 7 other things we learned from 'Amazon Unbound
Mashable

Full disclosure: Brad Stone, author of the definitive books on Jeff Bezos' company (The Everything Store, 2013, and its just-published sequel Amazon Unbound), is an old friend. When Bezos was just a smart, driven business nerd who sold books…

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