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Penn State University has spent more than $5.3 million on firms for internal investigations and crisis communications, including work done by Ketchum and Kekst and Company.
Followers of Rabbi Yoshiyahu Yosef Pinto, whose image as an adviser to high-profile businessmen and athletes was tarnished after millions of dollars in donations to his congregation went missing , are alleging that 5W PR CEO Ronn Torossian and others were involved in a scheme to frame the rabbi. Federal investigators told The New York Times this week that they are examining the role of Torossian, as well as other former associates, in the disappearance of the money.
Will the DVD die off like the LaserDisc and VHS Tape before it? There's a compelling case that streaming video is killing its predecessors. This year, it is estimated, there will be 3.4 billion movie views online, compared with 2.4 billion disc views.
All of this has created an opportunity for start-ups to offer sharing that is intimate by design.
Heather R. Huhman is the founder and president of Come Recommended , a content marketing and digital PR consultancy for organizations with products that target job seekers and/or employers.
Okay, so by now everyone and their mother has more than likely heard about the sale of photo app Instagram to Facebook for $1 billion in shares and cash. There are already a phalanx (awesome word, if maybe misplaced here) of posts from bloggers and analysts talking about the reasons for the sale, and what it means for Facebook and, more importantly perhaps, Instagram. So, I won’t bore you with more here.
One of my more colorful bosses was a communications exec with a distinguished military background. His career included not only senior posts at the Pentagon, but also two tours of duty in Vietnam as a paratrooper.
screenshot via Instagram Mark Zuckerberg shared his fourth photo ever on Instagram on Tuesday after purchasing the company for $1 billion. Facebook Twitter Google+ Save E-mail Share Print
Facebook has made its first significant purchase, acquiring the hot mobile photo-sharing app Instagram for $1 billion.
“Boy, you sure have a lot of apps on your phone.”
With all the buzz around newer social networks like Twitter, Facebook, Path, and Pinterest, it’s easy to forget that there are older social networks out there that are still thriving. While sites like Friendster and Myspace have gone under, LiveJournal, the original community-based social network, still continues to promote community, creativity and expression among millions of users. This week, LiveJournal has been generous enough to provide us with a new infographic about the site’s growth over the years, and it’s got some pretty interesting stats.
What Is The Lowdown On Downloading Mobile Apps?
Both Natan and I enjoyed a few days in Austin for SXSW Interactive this week, navigating even longer lines than last year, dodging the occasional rainstorm and searching for 3G service that actually worked. As we previewed , there were over a dozen social TV events and sessions, and we saw many more TV folks compared to last year. Here are some SXSW highlights, and we asked several social TV execs who attended for their biggest takeway from the annual event: