Sex-Abuse Victims of U.S. Clergy Want Change From New Pope: Can Francis' Traits of Humility and Benevolence Usher In New Papal Era of Transparency and Offender Retribution?
First Lady PR: Michelle Obama Perceived as Positively Influencing Presidential Policies --- Majority Also Believe She Was a Positive Factor in President Obama's Re-Election
As Global Ad Spend is Predicted to Increase in 2013, Brands Must Undertake Research to Ensure Their Effectiveness, New Cint Research Finds
More Cruise-PR Blues: Technical Problems Aboard Another Carnival Ship Send Passengers Fleeing — And a PR Nightmare Transforms Into a Widespread Crisis for Carnival and Entire Cruise Industry
Papal-Election PR Buzz: Obama Hails Pope Francis As a "Champion Of the Poor and Vulnerable" — But What About Church's Bigger PR Issues? Critics Say Appointment Is Merely "Superficial Change"
Execs Define Customer Relationships As "Complacent," According to New Survey: Negative Customer Relationships and Execution Challenges Put U.S. Companies at Risk, Study Reveals
Facebook-Redesign Marketing Insights: Brand Pages Need To Combine Words and Pictures in Facebook News Feed, New Punch Communications Research Finds
Mobile Marketing Insights: New Survey Finds 62% of Consumers Worldwide Turn to Their Phones First When Considering an Important Purchase --- Mobile Phone Etiquette Being Redefined by Today's Youth
New York Soda-Ban Reversal Embodies FDA's Ongoing Struggle with Ingredient and Calorie Regulation in Restaurants and Grocery Stores --- Agency Describes Process As a "Thorny Issue"
Corporate Gender-Equity Battle in Focus: The End of Gender Bias in Hiring Corporate Leaders Is Nearing, Global Executive Search Firm Predicts --- Facebook COO's Manifesto Indicative of Changing Attitudes
Global Trends in Content Marketing: UK Marketers Are Embracing Content Marketing More than Their U.S. Counterparts --- And Marketing Budgets Are Seeing Increased Allocations
Marketing to Latinos: New Meredith Hispanic Ventures Study Examines Food-Related Trends Among Latino Families --- With Insights for Health-Conscious and Organic Food Marketers
Counterpoint to Yahoo's Flex-Time Ban: New Staples Survey Shows Telecommuting Provides Better Work/Life Balance, Benefits Both Employees and Managers
Mayor Bloomberg Undeterred By Judge's Last-Minute Decision to Strike Down Big Apple's Large-Soda Ban --- Calling Ruling a "Temporary Setback," Mayor Plans Appeal, and Urges Eateries to Comply Anyway
As Post-Crisis Costs Mount, Penn State Reveals That Total Expenditures In Wake of Sandusky Scandal have Exceeded $41 Million --- Alumni Demand Release of Itemized Costs to Promote Transparency
Army's Mishandling of Treatments for PTSD Soldiers Creating Military PR Crisis: Confusing Paperwork, Poor Training and Unreliable Data Compound Problem as Soldier Suicides Now Outpace Combat Deaths
The Big Data Group Publishes "The 100 Most Social Big Data Companies," A New Study that Reveals Best Practices in Content Marketing and Social Media Efforts
Nearly Six in Ten U.S. Adults Report Potentially Higher Shipping Costs Won't Deter Them From Shopping Online, New Survey Finds: Nearly Half Always or Often Search for Free Shipping Codes When Shopping Online
BlackBerry's Reputation On the Line: With Demand Amping Up for New Device In Other Markets, Smartphone Pioneer Prepares For Its Biggest Challenge --- Preorders Begin Today for Z10's U.S. Launch
Sheryl Sandberg Joins Gender-Equity Battle with New Book Release: Facebook Exec's New "Lean In" Intends to Elevate Women in Business---Proceeds Will Go to Sandberg's New Leanin.org Nonprofit
Jeb Bush Attacks Media's Political Focus: 2016 Would-Be GOP Contender Levels Shots at Major Media, Asserting that Political Journalists Are Like "Crack Addicts" and "Heroin Addicts" on NBC's "Meet the Press"
Organic PR Shift: Natural Foods Shoppers Move Beyond "What's In It?" to "Where Did It Come From?" --- 2013 Research Study Shows Eco-Consumers Now Focus on Product Sourcing
Customer Engagement a Major Focus of Small Business Technology, According to New Constant Contact Technology Pulse Survey: Daily Deals Viewed as Top Technology Tool to Attract New Customers
Facebook's Facelift Is Cool --- But Will It Help the Social Giant Maintain Its Dominance? New Look and Usability May Not Help Company Deal with Bigger PR Issues, Like Web Users' Fickle Tendencies
New Brand-Power Rankings Report Shows Overall Decline in Consumer Sentiment and Confidence: Financial Services Sector Continues to Reel from the Recovering Economy, CoreBrand Study Finds
Brands Rush to Mobile Offerings --- But Two Thirds are Not Prepared to Meet Customers' Mobile Needs, New Kontagent Study Finds: Gaming Is Far Ahead of Retail, Financial Services and Travel Companies
New Temkin Group Reports Reveal Companies' Intentions to Add to Their Roster of Customer-Experience Professionals: Text Analytics Tops List of Customer-Experience Spending Priorities for Large Organizations
New Kauffman Foundation/LegalZoom Survey Captures Rare Picture of America's Startups: Results Shed Light on Entrepreneurs' Propensity for Risk
Perfect Storm Brewing for Cruise-Industry PR: New Harris Poll Confirms Scope of Battle for Carnival and Other Leading Cruise Brands --- Industry's Quality and Trust Scores Plummet In Post-Triumph PR Wreckage
New Modern-Marketing Study Explains How Marketers' Jobs Have Evolved: Study Defines the "Modern Marketer" As a Hybrid of "Content Marketer," "Brand Marketer" and "Web Marketer"
Publix, Trader Joe's, Aldi and Chick-fil-A Earn Top Customer Experience Ratings, New Temkin Group Study Reports: Experience-Ratings Study Evaluates 246 Companies Across 19 Industries
New Report Identifies Four Consumer Types to Maximize Marketing Strategy: Segments Include the "Undaunted Striver," a Key Audience Group for Companies Looking to Expand Into Emerging Markets
Biz-Traveler Marketing Insights: Lonely Road Warriors? Not So Much. Four Points Reveals In New Survey Examining Social Habits of Business Travelers
Papal PR Pickle: Now That Benedict has Become the First Pope to Retire, Sex-Abuse Victims Ready To Hold Him Accountable for Abusive Priests' Crimes --- Legal Ramifications Remain Undecided
Weber Shandwick Profiles "The Women of Social Media": Study Finds These Women Enjoy Their Social Networks More Than Spending Time with a Partner --- Yet Four in Ten Are Defecting from Their Social Networks
More Corporate-PR Support for Mobile-Engagement Strategies: CIOs Worldwide See Mobility as a Key Revenue Generator and Primary Channel for Customer Engagement, New Accenture Survey Finds
Nonprofit PR: Nearly Seven in 10 Nonprofits Are Unsure if They Have a Formal Strategy in Place for Managing Donor Loyalty --- New Survey Provides Insight Into Donor Loyalty Strategies, Programs and Tactics
Email is Still the Leading Driver of Holiday Purchase Decisions, New Study Reveals: Zumba Fitness Achieves Record-Breaking Sales Figures During 2012 Black Friday and Cyber Monday Shopping Season
Florida A&M-Hazing Charges Filed: As School Battles PR Implications of Robert Champion's Death, Twelve Former FAMU Band Members Slapped with Manslaughter Charges and Face 15 Years in Prison
Comms Jobs Update: Salaries Up, Bonuses Down for Product Managers and Marketers --- Pragmatic Marketing's Annual Survey Shows Average Salaries Again Above $100,000
Mobile Trends: We're All Just Teenagers When It Comes To Mobile --- McCann's "Truth About Connected You" Research Equates Adult Mobile User Motivations & Morality with Typical Teens
IR In Focus: Survey of Global Public Companies Finds IR Professionals Ready to Engage Investors with Mobile Technologies --- IROs Still See Barriers to Executing Mobile IR Strategies and Publishing Apps
New Survey Reveals Customer-Centric Marketing Drives Buyer Readiness and Purchases: Retailers That Implement Cross-Channel Personalization in a Better Position to Compete
Budweiser Maker Launches Ad Campaign to Attack Allegations That the Beverage Giant Waters Down Its Beer: Anheuser-Busch Mockingly Asserts That Cans of Water It Provided In Disaster Aid Must Have Been Tested
Is Yahoo On to Something? Workers Still Prefer Face-to-Face Communication, New Survey Reveals --- More Workers Communicate In-Person vs. Email, Texting and Instant Messaging
New Sagentia Innovation Survey Offers a Unique Perspective Into U.S. innovation --- Report Examines How We Measure Up Globally and the Role of Mobile Technology
Ad-Agency Trends in Focus: New Business Planning Dramatically Increases in Smaller to Midsize Agencies --- Today, Agencies Must Regularly Hunt for New Accounts Year-Round
Online Shopping Study Shows Boomers' Purchasing Behavior Still Growing, Millennials Steady: Boomers' Online Purchases in Health and Beauty Category Up 12 Percent
Can Groupon Get Its PR Mojo Back? Amid Sliding Revenue and Stock Value, And an Increasingly Slippery Reputation, Daily Deal Site Has Ousted CEO Mason --- But Will It Be Enough?