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CNN adds former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney to its political team. Carney joins CNN as a commentator just in time for the November elections and as the debate around American foreign policy heats up. More »

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Google or Facebook? Which is the Nation's 'Front Page?'

Google or Facebook? NYT's The Upshot examines how readers discover news they consume and finds an increasing number are shared by friends instead of search. See how these results have implications for the PR industry. Posted by Erik Smith @ErikSmithDC More »

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How Pop Culture Has Skewed Women's Role in Public Relations

Do women get the respect they really deserve in the world of public relations? New York Magazine’s The Cut takes a look at how pop culture has affected the way women are portrayed in the PR industry. Posted by Chasity Cooper @chasityscooper. More »

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When the World Cup and Crisis Communications Collide

How organizations respond to major crises defines their future. In US News and World Report, Blue Engine’s David Di Martino sinks his teeth into how Italy vs Uruguay became another crisis communications moment for FIFA. By @awestabrams & @ddimartino1 More »

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Social Media: Sometimes You Just Need to Answer the Phone

Every minute, 3.1 million people “like” something on Facebook and 750,000 images are uploaded, yet corporations face an online trust gap. Posted by Price Floyd @pricefloyd. More »

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ICYMI – For Best Results, Don’t Say ICYMI on Twitter

Think you know what works on Twitter? Want to increase interaction? Google and Cornell University crunched the numbers for keeping your Twitter account fresh and engaging. Spoiler Alert: Don't use ICYMI! Posted by Kara Ferguson @karatferguson. More »

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