PR & Company's founder and CEO, Pat Reilly, will join Fenton as a senior strategic consultant.
Snap has announced a joint venture with media giant NBCUniversal to develop and produce shows for Snapchat.
Facebook has bought social polling app tbh, which invites users to anonymously answer good-natured multiple choice questions about friends, and then sends the answers to the subjects in the form of compliments.
The PR segment experienced a revenue drop in its first earnings report since Omnicom CEO John Wren said the holding company was "adjusting some of the leadership at its PR firms" after a disappointing Q2.
Former CIPR president Sarah Pinch and public affairs leader John Lehal (both pictured below) have been appointed chair and vice chair, respectively, of PR industry diversity charity the Taylor Bennett Foundation.
Plus: President Trump's approval is steady, according to the latest CNN poll; Uber and SoftBank are close to a deal; and Facebook buys a positive polling app that's popular with teens.
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Emotional connections and subtle communications will be vital if brands and their PR agencies are to connect with the next generation of consumers.
Sainsbury's has restructured its entire in-house comms function and severed ties with Golin, following its acquisition of Argos and Habitat and the departure of comms chief Louise Evans.
The 'harm' caused by sexist representation of firefighters needs to end, according to the London Fire Brigade amid a new campaign to tackle the issue, supported by London Mayor Sadiq Khan and campaigner Sarah Brown.