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Revolving Door Newsletter: 04.07.09
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Spotted around the media universe

Grey Re-Enters South Africa with Acquisition of The Volcano Group - Posted May 15, 2014
Adweek Global Agency of the Year Grey has announced it is re-entering South Africa with immediate effect, with the acquisition of a majority stake in The Volcano Group, one of South Africa's fastest growing independent agencies. The Volcano Group will rebrand as Grey Africa as a result of the acquisition and... [GalleyCat]

Self-Proclaimed Facebook Co-Owner Paul Ceglia Pleads Not Guilty To Mail, Wire Fraud - Posted November 29, 2012
In the latest installment of the ongoing saga of the man who claims to own one-half of Facebook, ... [AllFacebook]

Webcast Tomorrow: Pitching Tech Media - Posted November 15, 2010
Join us tomorrow from 2pm to 3pm for the next webcast in Mediabistro's "20 Tips in 20 Minutes" series: "How to Pitch Tech Websites, Blogs, and Other Media." Hosted by Waggener Edstrom VP and EIC David Patton, this webcast will teach you whi... [FishbowlDC]

Waggener Edstrom Digital Chief: 'We Need to Move From Output to Outcomes' - Posted June 16, 2010
Waggener Edstrom just promoted Jen Houston to the new role of president, Studio D and global lead. Houston was previously senior vice president, and will continue to lead Studio D, the agency's digital division, which has expanded from 37 full-time employees in July 200... [FishbowlDC]

Year in Review: Agency Trends - Posted December 30, 2009
This year was all about digital, digital, digital. Agencies big and small expanded, re-branded, and staffed up to meet client demand, while also performing triage on their traditional business. A number agencies made deep staff cuts, while some closed altogether. Journalists fled crumbling mastheads to join the PR... [FishbowlDC]

Cataloging Hacks-Turned-Flack - Posted August 24, 2009
Journalists leaving their posts to take up careers in public relations is not a new thing, though it seems to be accelerating lately with the doom and gloom hitting the media business. My co-editor Joe Ciarallo recently asked "... [FishbowlDC]

WagEd Hires HP's Tac Anderson for Studio D Division - Posted May 6, 2009
Waggener Edstrom (WE) made its third high-profile hire for their Studio D division this week with the addition of ... [FishbowlDC]

TheMediaIsDying Founder Moves to WagEd - Posted April 13, 2009
TheMediaIsDying, a Twitter feed dedicated to "Helping flaks pitch better and update lists" according to its bio, is now a part of global PR agency Waggener Edstrom. By that we mean the feed's founder, Paul Armstrong... [FishbowlDC]

WSJ's David Patton Joins Waggener Edstrom as EiC of Studio D - Posted April 3, 2009
Another hack has turned flack, sort of, this week. Waggener Edstrom (WE), the firm known for its long-time relationship with Microsoft hired David Patton from the Wall Street Journal online, according to a release and accompanying video interview. Pa... [FishbowlDC]