Donya Blaze

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The Call: Can Product Placement Win = PR Fail? - Posted March 25, 2013
We didn't see the new Halle Berry thriller The Call this weekend, but your former editor Tonya Garcia and our current colleague Donya Blaze did -- and this... [PRNewser]

The New York Times to Beef Up Dealbook - Posted December 27, 2010
Jeffrey Cain, managing editor of The New York Times' Dealbook, told ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Lunch: Tina Brown, Jeffrey Katzenberg, and Media Mavens Galore! - Posted April 21, 2010
— DIANE CLEHANE They were dining and dishing like it was 2006 today at Michael's. When I mentioned to one of the regulars that I hadn't seen the dining room jam packed with so many power lunchers in a long time, he summed up the scene this way: "People are tired of... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Tina Brown, Jeffrey Katzenberg, and Media Mavens Galore! - Posted April 21, 2010
— DIANE CLEHANE They were dining and dishing like it was 2006 today at Michael's. When I mentioned to one of the regulars that I hadn't seen the dining room jam packed with so many power lunchers in a long time, he summed up the scene this way: "People are tired of... [FishbowlNY]

PR Pros Say Unauthorized Bio Won't Damage Oprah's Image - Posted April 15, 2010
Kitty Kelly is back at it again with her unauthorized biography on Oprah Winfrey. The well-known author, who has penned bios of ... [PRNewser]

Media Beat: Ken Auletta Says Media 'Has To Try And Charge for Content" - Posted December 2, 2009
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Revolving Door 9.1.09 - Posted September 1, 2009
Here are this week's PR and media highlights from mediabistro's Revolving Door Newsletter: Eric Eldon has been named co-editor of Inside Facebook at Facebook. He had been editor... [PRNewser]

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