Publicis set the cat among the pigeons on its home turf when it announced it was taking a break from Cannes and industry awards for 12 months - festival organizer Ascential must ensure its upcoming consultation doesn't give everyone the hump.
Weber Shandwick has signed a partnership with London-based financial comms specialist Tavistock, to help it "disrupt the financial PR market".
With MullenLowe, the cruise line has created a way to livestream what's happening from 150 feet below the ocean's surface.
HP's move to ask its agencies to employ more women in leadership positions appears to be working, according to its comms chief - who said sometimes both stick and a carrot is needed to encourage change.
PR agencies MSLGroup and CNC - alongside various other marcoms firms owned by Publicis Groupe - will not be entering industry awards over the next 12 months, its CEO has announced.
The two firms, which have been partners for the past four years, will make the combination official at the start of next month.
Leslie Berland said the platform's new look and feel is designed with both users and brands in mind.
Ketchum was the big winner among PR agencies at the Cannes PR Lions, as changes to the awards saw far more PR shops win recognition - while Fearless Girl for State Street Global Advisors bagged the Grand Prix.
An Ogilvy global study of news media pros found that more believe Facebook is consumers' go-to channel for news, over traditional media sources.
Ketchum leads the way among the PR industry in the 2017 PR Lions shortlist, as ad agencies again make up the majority of the shortlisted entries.
The full skinny on Cannes as the worlds of communications, marketing, and creativity gather for the annual boondoggle/Festival of Creativity.
She is departing Tumblr, which was acquired by Yahoo in 2013, as Verizon's deal to acquire Yahoo's main internet properties for $4.5 billion becomes final.
PRWeek has published its Global Power Book listing of the world's most influential PR professionals, including illuminating insight into their views.
Espuelas has worked as a TV host, political commentator, and advertising and media executive.
In the first of two Cannes Lions previews from PRWeek UK, industry leaders discuss what they are looking forward to most at the festival - and which campaigns they would like to win big.
The bank is using its wallet to voice its displeasure with giving the conspiracy peddler a platform on national network TV, pulling broadcast and digital ads on NBC News through the airing of the interview.
While many in the industry have serious reservations about recent international political developments, most global PR chiefs see the uncertain geopolitical climate as good for the sector.
Ahead of Cannes Lions, Snapchat has officially launched its Ad Manager platform and announced a new offering, Snap Publisher.
Adam Mack, chief strategy officer for EMEA at Weber Shandwick, is stepping down after six years at the agency to work as a consultant.
Triumph, tragedy, achievement, and the simply bizarre marked a week that was memorable for many reasons.