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Restore the Delta blasts MWD's secret campaign to keep its water monopoly

"Metropolitan Water District's participation in a secret underground media campaign to influence the thinking of Southern California water rate payers reveals that they will stop at nothing to protect their position as the largest wholesaler of water exported from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Bay Delta," said Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, Executive ... (more)


Related Topix: San Diego County, CA

5 hrs ago | KRVN-AM Lexington

#MyNYPD Twitter Campaign Spawns Hashtags Across the Country

What the New York Police Department initially intended to be a social media public relations campaign has turned into a Twitter commentary on police brutality that has spread across to other law enforcement units across the nation.


Related Topix: Twitter

9 hrs ago | CBC News

Keystone XL protesters get wet, but not arrested, in D.C.

Wizipan Little Elk of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, left, and farmer Art Tanderup, hold a banner in the reflecting pool on the National Mall in Washington, on April 24, 2014, during a rally to protest the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.


Related Topix: US National Parks, National Mall, Lincoln Memorial, Energy, Oil & Gas, TransCanada, Natural Gas

10 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Twitter users turn NYPD hashtag promo into epic fail

The nation's largest police force learned the hard way that there are legions online devoted to short-circuiting even the best-intentioned public relations campaign -- in this case, the NYPD's Twitter invitation to people to post feel-good photos of themselves posing with New York's Finest.


Related Topix: Twitter, Social Media Marketing, Marketing

14 hrs ago | Dear Kitty

Bahrain dictatorship's whitewashing with Bell Pottinger public relations

Concerns over the use of western PR firms such as Bell Pottinger and Consulum by the Bahrain government have re-emerged in light of a recent $20 million contract with the kingdom's Economic Development Board.


18 hrs ago |

Tinkler named as ICAC witness

The Independent Commission Against Corruption will launch public hearings for Operation Spicer in Sydney on Monday, with Mr Tinkler due to enter the witness box on Friday.


22 hrs ago |

One Person's Affect on the 2012 Presidential Election

In the summer of 2012, the country was heavily involved in the presidential race of Barack Obama and Mitt Romney .


Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Wed Apr 23, 2014


Ohio women held captive seek Joan Rivers' apology

Attorneys for two women held in a Cleveland home and abused for a decade say Joan Rivers should apologize for comparing living in her daughter's guest room with the captivity they experienced.


Related Topix: Entertainment

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Bashtag: NYPD Twitter campaign backfires

The Justice Department will begin considering clemency applications from nonviolent federal inmates who have already served 10 years or more in prison.


Related Topix: Twitter, Prison

CBS Local

Former Stroger Aide Gets 6 A1 2 Years In Prison In Corruption Case

An ex-aide to former Cook County Board President Todd Stroger was sentenced to 6 A1 2 years in prison Wednesday for steering more than $300,000 in phony county contracts to her own company and her pals.


Business Wire

Patientco Partners with Dodge Communications for Integrated Communications and Public Relations

Patientco is an Atlanta-based patient payments automation company that helps healthcare providers increase revenue and cut costs by automating revenue cycle processes and simplifying the payment process for patients.


Related Topix: Marketing

The Miami Herald

Gay business owners still face challenges

Greenbaum, who owns a computer repair business in Lawrence, Kan., often needs to go into customers' homes.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Small Business, Personal Finance, Wedding


Here's The History of NYPD Abuse That Turned Its PR Campaign Into A Twitter Assault

The New York Police Department may be showing early signs of reforming its practices, but it still hasn't come to terms with its image.


Related Topix: New York Daily News, New York, NY, US News, Liberal Political News


Gay Business Owners Still Face Challenges

It happens a few times a year: A customer refuses to work with Dave Greenbaum because he's gay.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Small Business, Personal Finance, Wedding

River Front Times

Is Playing a Major Festival a Waste of Time for an Unknown Band?

Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking , a how-to for teen ladies.


Related Topix: Indie, The Girls


Send Press Releases with GlobeNewswire

The country is still reeling from President William Jefferson Clinton's landmark address in which he confessed to "improper" relations with Monica Lewinsky.


Tue Apr 22, 2014

Messenger Newspapers

Clifford sex jury to go out again

Jurors in the trial of veteran celebrity agent Max Clifford are set to begin a fifth day of deliberations today.


Related Topix: Sex Scandal


AOL chief communications officer leaves after one year

AOL head of communications Peter Land left the company on Tuesday after a year working there, marking the latest public relations executive to depart the company.


Related Topix: AOL, Marketing

KRVN-AM Lexington

Bill Ackman's Secret Deal for Herbalife Whistleblower

In his year-long campaign against the embattled Herbalife company, Wall Street hedge fund manager Bill Ackman secretly promised a disgruntled former company executive as much as $3.6 million over 10 years if he lost his job after providing information to government investigators and the media.


The Peninsula

War of words over attack on scribe

Activists from the Defence of Human Rights Pakistan organisation shout slogans during a protest against the attack on television journalist Hamid Mir by gunmen, in Islamabad, yesterday.


Related Topix: Journalism, Activism, World News, Pakistan


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