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Opinions clash on affirmative action ruling

Opinions clash on affirmative action ruling

Responses varied widely to the Supreme Court decision on affirmative action earlier this week.

The latest social media fail case study: #myNYPD

The latest social media fail case study: #myNYPD

The NYPD's Twitter fail offers another social media lesson for organizations.

AOL comms leader Land to depart

AOL comms leader Land to depart

AOL is parting ways with its communications head just one year after he took the job.

Boston mass-transit campaign helps commuters maintain their privacy

Boston mass-transit campaign helps commuters maintain their privacy

Using 300 ads on subway cars and buses, Boston authorities have launched a public awareness campaign against "upskirting."

GM crisis shows communications must be all-encompassing

GM crisis shows communications must be all-encompassing

The Super Bowl of Communications jobs is a mighty role to aspire to, but be careful what you wish for.

Bloomberg repositions fight against the NRA

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's latest gun control PSA runs just over a minute and a half, each second more tense and harrowing than the last.

Alibaba earnings are 'icing on the cake' for Yahoo

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba gained $1.4 billion in profit for the fourth quarter of 2013, doubling the amount it made during the same period in 2012.

Filing taxes could be easier, but a campaign is preventing it

As millions of Americans scramble to file their taxes by the 11:59 pm deadline on Tuesday, many may be thinking that there must be an easier way.

US Airways apologizes for NSFW tweet

US Airways apologizes for NSFW tweet

US Airways has issued an apology for a graphic sexual photo sent to a customer from the company's Twitter handle on Monday.

Bingol underscored GM's challenges, opportunities in 2012 profile

Bingol underscored GM's challenges, opportunities in 2012 profile

In June 2012, General Motors SVP of global communications and public policy Selim Bingol told PRWeek in a cover-story interview that "there is so much pressure on this company and this industry."

Sebelius legacy strained by disastrous rollout, messaging struggles

Sebelius legacy strained by disastrous rollout, messaging struggles

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius' resignation didn't take many by surprise, with some even calling the entirety of her five-year term "rocky."

Lace up your gloves, corporate communicators

Lace up your gloves, corporate communicators

Communicators' place in the C-suite is more secure than ever. To maintain and bolster that position, PR pros have a lot of boxes to tick.

A new agency star rises in the East

A new agency star rises in the East

How BlueFocus aims to become the Chinese version of WPP

Who sets the speed limit on trading?

Who sets the speed limit on trading?

How can high-frequency trading firms communicate?

The billion dollar selfie

The billion dollar selfie

Ellen's Oscars selfie was worth up to $1 billion for Samsung, claims Maurice Lévy.

Sorrell on new WPP government, public affairs practice: "horizontality at work"

Sorrell on new WPP government, public affairs practice: "horizontality at work"

The quote reflected the WPP boss' comments at Cannes last year, when he noted that clients "don't care" where big ideas come from "as long as the best people are working on their business and coming up with the best ideas."

Why March Madness is number one in the sports world for brands

Why March Madness is number one in the sports world for brands

One PR pro makes his case from on the ground in North Texas as to why the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament is the best marketing opportunity in sports.

Finding the answer to one of PR's big questions: Why such a gender imbalance?

Finding the answer to one of PR's big questions: Why such a gender imbalance?

I want to hear about gender imbalance - specifically, why a far greater number of women are majoring in communications now than men?

Communications lessons from the Vatican to the Beltway

Communications lessons from the Vatican to the Beltway

Apparently religion and politics do mix.

Despite bluster, Letterman made clients comfortable during interviews

Despite bluster, Letterman made clients comfortable during interviews

PR pros say David Letterman, who announced his retirement Thursday on-air, was known for making entertainment-sector clients comfortable during nationally broadcast interviews.

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