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Facebook Global Head of Diversity Maxine Williams Reflects on Her First Year - Posted November 6, 2014
Facebook global head of diversity Maxine Williams spoke with ... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: Sheryl Sandberg Sells Atherton Home - Posted October 14, 2014
Co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg isn't the ... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: Mark Zuckerberg Acquires More Land on Kaua'i's North Shore in Hawaii - Posted October 13, 2014
More details have emerged on Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Head of Entertainment and Media Kay Madati Joins BET Networks - Posted September 10, 2014
Kay Madati, head of entertainment and media on Facebook's global marketing solutions team, joined ... [AllFacebook]

How Should Celebrities Respond to Embarrassing Leaks? - Posted September 2, 2014
Confession: we mostly ignored Twitter over the long weekend and did not receive the same barrage of news about celebrity image leaks that filled everyone's timelines on Sunday and Monday. We have to agree with the sentiments expressed by posts ... [FishbowlDC]

PR vs. Advertising: Still the Same Competition? - Posted July 9, 2014
Forbes just published a piece discussing, in some detail, "the real difference between PR and advertising." This realness in difference begins with an old saying: ... [GalleyCat]

PR vs. Advertising: Still the Same Competition? - Posted July 9, 2014
Forbes just published a piece discussing, in some detail, "the real difference between PR and advertising." This realness in difference begins with an old saying: ... [FishbowlDC]

What Are America's Most Ethical Companies for 2014? - Posted March 20, 2014
Management consulting firm Ethisphere just released its "Most Ethical Companies" list for 2014. While the firm's ... [FishbowlDC]

Forbes' List of Most Trustworthy Celebs Is a Bit Of a Head Scratcher - Posted February 19, 2014
While you were off being in love and shoveling snow, Forbes released its list of most trustworthy celebrities. And it is a hodgepodge indeed. On top is ... [FishbowlDC]

Lessons in Media Relations from Derek Jeter - Posted February 18, 2014
Sure, Derek Jeter is a great athlete...but can he teach us anything about communications and media relations strategy? Kwittken + Company CEO/friend of the site Aaron Kwittken's most recent Forbes story says "yes". In fact, Kwittken goes so far as to call the veteran shortstop "one of the... [FishbowlDC]

'Dumb Starbucks' Makes Venti Media Waves - Posted February 9, 2014
Whatever the nature of the bizarre coffee shop that opened Friday at 1802 Hillhurst Avenue in Los Angeles' Los Feliz district, it's brewing up - two days later - some very impressive east coast coverage. Following an initial report by LA public radio statio... [AllTwitter]

Some Thoughts on Writing Better Copy via Forbes - Posted January 23, 2014
Words: how do they work? Forbes contributor Robert Wynne wants to tell you, and he has some good points! His primary complaint: "Most pres... [FishbowlDC]

Your 'Safest Man to Have Sex With in America' Pitch Can Only Work So Many Times - Posted January 15, 2014
Hey @PRNewser seen this twice. RT: @ron_fournier: Subject of email I just deleted unopened: "The safest man to have sex with in America. -- Gary Karr (@garykarr) January 15, 2014 That "safest man" would be Ramin Bastani, founder of "an STD app" called ... [FishbowlDC]

Snapchat's Spiegel Applied Some Heavy Spin to His Zuckerberg Bromance - Posted January 7, 2014
This morning we bring you the five words Evan Spiegel needs to hear, via the 2008 Internet: Dude. You're doing it wrong. Spiegel's ... [FishbowlDC]

And the Award for Corporate #PRFail of the Year Goes to... - Posted January 3, 2014
If we hadn't been busy spending our holidays doing everything but shopping at Target, then we would have covered this story a little more aggressively. As is, we can reflect on its status as the worst crisis comms case of 2013. The retailer's big failure... [FishbowlDC]

How Facebook Reported A 2012 Pre-Tax Loss Of 626K In Ireland Despite Gross Profits Of 1.79B - Posted December 6, 2013
Facebook Ireland turned a gross profit of 1.79 billion ($2.45 billio... [AllFacebook]

#WalMartFights = PR Nightmare - Posted November 29, 2013
Today we give thanks for the fact that we didn't spend Thanksgiving night in jail after stabbing a fellow shopper over a Walmart parking space. What, you didn't notice that lots of people are making fun of Walmart today? Dear Walmart: As videos of Thanksgiving shopping... [FishbowlDC]

PR Win: NYT Profiles Forbes Right Before It Goes Up for Sale - Posted November 15, 2013
This morning's big media news scoop, via Bloomberg: Forbes Media is on the market for sale to the highest bidder. ... [FishbowlDC]

Forbes Study Says Forbes' Branded Content Totally Works - Posted October 24, 2013
So we're all busy talking about "branded content" right now, but we don't really have much in the way of research demonstrating how effective if can be. Forbes has been in that game longer than most, and they just com... [FishbowlDC]

7 Takeaway Tips from the Latest Forbes 'Why Journalists Hate PR' Story - Posted September 5, 2013
In case you--like most people--missed it, last week Forbes ran yet another inflammatory story about how much journalists can't s... [FishbowlDC]

Final Approval Granted For Facebook's $20M Settlement Of Class-Action Lawsuit Over Users' Images In Sponsored Stories - Posted August 27, 2013
U.S. District Court Judge Richard Seeborg granted ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Asia Ad Director Sunita Kaur Jumps Ship To Spotify - Posted July 9, 2013
Facebook Advertising Director for Asia Sunita Kaur is following the music to Spotify, where she will serve as director for Asia, ... [AllFacebook]

Final Gavel For Class-Action Suit Vs. Facebook Over Use Of Users' Images In Sponsored Stories? - Posted June 28, 2013
Could the Fraley et al vs. Facebook class-action ... [AllFacebook]

Former Oregon Gubernatorial Candidate Pleads Guilty To Facebook IPO-Related Fraud - Posted June 25, 2013
Florida-based fund manager and former Oregon gubernatorial candidate Craig Berkman pleaded guilty Tues... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Removes Ads From Firm That Promises To Lie For Its Customers - Posted May 31, 2013
Dishonesty appears to be a theme this Friday, but in this case,... [AllFacebook]

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg Is No. 6 On 'Forbes' World's 100 Most Powerful Women List - Posted May 22, 2013
Facebook Chief Operating Officer ... [AllFacebook]

Could Facebook Beat Yahoo And Purchase Tumblr? - Posted May 17, 2013
Myriad reports have said that Facebook has a problem with teen users eschewing the site for social networks such as Tumblr. A few sources have reported Friday that Yahoo ma... [AllFacebook]

What Others Are Predicting About Facebook's 1Q Earnings Call - Posted April 30, 2013
Wednesday, Facebook will announce how well it did financially in the first quarter of this fiscal year... [AllFacebook]

Target Responds to Plus-Size 'Manatee Grey' Dress Fiasco - Posted April 5, 2013
A Target shopper recently noticed that the color of a grey plus-size dress was listed on the store's website as "Manatee Grey" (and the image of a manatee may not be the most flatterin... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook To Press: 'Come See Our New Home On Android' - Posted March 29, 2013
Droid does it: Facebook announced a ... [AllFacebook]

Ex-Facebook Employees Katherine Losse, Brandee Barker Exchange Pleasantries - Posted March 28, 2013
A war of words broke out between Katherine Losse, an earl... [AllFacebook]

Mexico Rebrands Itself As 'More than Margaritas and Mariachis' - Posted March 20, 2013
Here's a basic fact: Mexico is America's number one tourist destination (and its formal name is The United Mexican States). At the same time, the country's tourism board believes that many Americans don't see the whole picture when it comes to our southern neighbor. In short, Mexico isn't just about stereotypical... [FishbowlDC]

5 Ways for Journalists to Build Better Relationships with PR Pros - Posted March 15, 2013
Yesterday our friend and PR veteran Peter Himler wrote a Forbes article with an intriguing headline: "... [FishbowlDC]

Move Over, Superman: Starbucks CEO Has His Own Comic Book - Posted March 5, 2013
It's a Bird! It's a plane! It's...Super CEO! We're pretty sure The Justice League didn't advertise an open position, but no matter. Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks, can stand on his own (and so, apparently, can his comic book). From the same state... [FishbowlDC]

The Washington Post Jumps on the 'Brand Journalism' Train - Posted March 5, 2013
Paid content--it's not just for blogs anymore! The Washington Post, currently known as the sad husk of one of our nation's most influential and respected newspapers, just launched "... [FishbowlDC]

Mark Zuckerberg Falls To No. 66 On 'Forbes' Billionaires List - Posted March 4, 2013
Although Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is still the second-youngest billionaire in the world (to fellow Co-Founder Dustin Mosk... [AllFacebook]

How to Make Machine Learning Work for Your Business - Posted February 15, 2013
Dan Woods of Forbes reports, "It's easy to get caught up in the mystique of machine learning... []

Celebrity PR: Better Off Dead - Posted October 24, 2012
Finally, tangible proof that there is indeed life after death--as long as you are, or were, a famous celebrity. The Forbes 2012 Top-Earning Dead Celebrities report is out, and many will be su... [FishbowlDC]

Does PR Have a Creativity Problem? - Posted October 24, 2012
Our friends at the excellent Spin Sucks blog asked a pointed question earlier this week: "Will a lack of creativity be the demise of the PR industry?" ... [FishbowlDC]

Forbes 'Richest' List: No More Social Media Moguls? - Posted September 20, 2012
This week Forbes released the 30th anniversary edition of its "Forbes 400: The Richest Peo... [FishbowlDC]

Mark Zuckerberg Plummets On Forbes' List Of Richest Americans - Posted September 19, 2012
Since Facebook went public earlier this year, it's been a rough time for Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg's bank account. As his net worth has declined, Zuckerberg ... [AllFacebook]

Quotation Approval: PR No-No or Standard Practice? - Posted September 18, 2012
Media personalities have made a bit of hay this week over the fact that the White House requested and received the right to review and approve of all the quotes that... [FishbowlDC]

Is MTV Still Relevant? - Posted September 7, 2012
Throughout its more than three-decade history, MTV has gone from showcasing the latest and greatest meetings of pop music and short film to being a platform in which the stars of reality... [FishbowlDC]

Did Harvard Mishandle Its Cheating Scandal? - Posted September 6, 2012
You may have heard that as many as 125 students who took a 2011 Harvard University government class are currently being investigated by school authorities on ... [FishbowlDC]

Semantic Technology's Role in Big Data Solutions? - Posted September 4, 2012
Forbes has published an article that points out an opportunity for Semantic Technology companies. The article discusses the lack of understanding in companie... []

Could Facebook Make Waves With Waze? - Posted August 29, 2012
Facebook has made quite the flurry of acquisitions lately. Last week, the social network acquired Threadsy. The word on Wednesday is that Facebook could consider purchasing ... [AllFacebook]

Hurricane Isaac a Potential 'PR Disaster' for the RNC? - Posted August 27, 2012
Today Anthony Wing Kosner took to his Forbes blog ... [FishbowlDC]

Thoughts on the Forbes '100 Most Powerful Women' List - Posted August 23, 2012
Today Forbes released its annual list of the most powerful women in the world--and while we can't disagree with obvious selections like Angela Merkel, Hillary Clinton, new ... [FishbowlDC]

14 Media Women Comprise Forbes' List of World's 100 Most Powerful Women List - Posted August 23, 2012
When Forbes releases their annual rankings, people listen so their latest list is no different. Their World's 100 Most Powerful Women list was released and out of the 100 names, 14 women are in media. Congrats to the power women! ... [MediaJobsDaily]

United Nations Trying to Control the Internet? - Posted August 10, 2012
Larry Downes of Forbes reports that the UN is trying to claim some authority over the internet. He writes, "Yet another anachronistic regulator is trying to flex its muscles over the Internet. But this time the U.S. gover... []

Are You Suspicious For Not Being On Facebook? - Posted August 7, 2012
When Facebook first launched and opened up to college students throughout the country, you were considered cool if you had access to the social ... [AllFacebook]

Curiosity & the Future of Robotics - Posted August 7, 2012
Emeline Paat-Dahlstrom has written an article for Forbes regarding the recent successful landing of the Mars rover Curiosity and what this step will mean for the future of robotics and... []

Facebook Co-Founder Eduardo Saverin No. 8 On Singapore Wealth List From 'Forbes' - Posted July 26, 2012
Facebook Co-Founder Eduardo Saverin is making himself at home in his new co... [AllFacebook]

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg No Longer One Of World's 40 Richest People - Posted July 19, 2012
Poor Mark Zuckerberg. First, the Facebook co-founder and CEO watched his company's stock flounder after it went public. No... [AllFacebook]

Users Angered Over Facebook Email Switch; Company Says Change Was Announced In April - Posted June 26, 2012
Yesterday, Facebook made a subtle switch to users' contact information: swapping out whatever email address they had listed in favor of a ... [AllFacebook]

You've Got Facebook Mail - Posted June 25, 2012
You might be surprised to check your contact information and find that your default email address has been replaced by a Facebook email addres... [AllFacebook]

The Convergence of Marketing and IT - Posted May 29, 2012
Chris Perry of Forbes recently posed the question, are CMOs the new CIOs? He writes, "Oracle announced yesterday that they'... []

Break into Business Mags With Inc. - Posted April 24, 2012
If you've been following start-up culture and are looking to break into business magazines, you might find a home in Inc. While Inc. occupies the same shelf space of other business publications like Entrepreneur, Fast Company and Forbes, the magazine has a distinction that separates itself from i... [10,000 Words]

Earn $2 a Word for Startup Stories - Posted April 24, 2012
While Inc. occupies the same shelf space of other business publications like Entrepreneur, Fast Company and Forbes, the magazine has a distinction that separates itself from its competitors. "We are a magazine about people who are incredibly passionate and have the will to start a business from scratch," ... [FishbowlLA]

Big Data and the Future of Tech - Posted April 10, 2012
Shomit Ghose recently wrote an article for Forbes regarding the inextricably linked future of tech and ... []

Tablets Offer Magazines a New Set of Editorial Options - Posted March 21, 2012
Tablets continue to gain momentum as more consumers and magazine companies have embraced the devices. Paul Verna, senior analyst at eMarketer, described tablets as "a new medium -- not print, not Web, and not mobile. It's a balancing act, ... [FishbowlDC]

Gannett Latest Newspaper Chain To Put Up Paywalls - Posted February 22, 2012
R.I.P. unlimited free online news. Possibly for real this time (at least from newspapers). The nation's largest newspaper chain is said to be planning a roll out of its paid model by the end of this year. Forbes is reporting Gannett, the largest U.S. newspaper chain, which controls more than 80... [10,000 Words]

Revolving Door: Greg Kelly, GigaOm & paidContent, and More - Posted February 10, 2012
Greg Kelly is back on the air at Good Day New York after authorities decided not to prosecute ... [FishbowlDC]

Revolving Door: Murdoch's Successor, 'Times' Testing, and a 'WaPo' Partnership - Posted August 12, 2011
Rupert Murdoch sat in on News Corp.'s earnings call the other day and, according ... [FishbowlDC]

And the Happiest People in Journalism Are... - Posted July 22, 2011
The past month hasn't heralded good news for the jobs market. The Department of Labor's latest report says that unemployment was "essentially unchanged over the month," and the doom... [10,000 Words]

Forbes: Jimmie Johnson Most Influential Athlete - Posted May 10, 2011
Well, this is an interesting way to hold a survey about the most influential athletes, not least because the word "influential" can be defined in any numbers of ways. Forbes decided to rank its most influential... [PRNewser]

Forbes: Jimmie Johnson Most Influential Athlete - Posted May 10, 2011
Well, this is an interesting way to hold a survey about the most influential athletes, not least because the word "influential" can be defined in any numbers of ways. Forbes decided to rank its most influential... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Journalism, Social Media and PR: An Interview with Romey Louangvilay - Posted April 21, 2011
The context of social media in journalism today cannot be ignored. Several mainstream media organizations such as The Guardian, Slate, and The New Yo... [10,000 Words] Redesign Enters Next Stage - Posted January 25, 2011
The next stage of a rolling redesign of has been implemented, including a new homepage and redesigned channel pages for Business, Investing, Technology, Entrepreneurs, Op/Ed, Leadership, Life... [WebNewser -] Leadership Channel Adds Sales Leadership Section - Posted November 10, 2010 added a Sales Leadership section to its ... [WebNewser -]

A Glut of Media Reporter Resignations - Posted September 27, 2010
Ever want the opportunity to follow in a star's footsteps? Well you might well soon get the chance as two large organizations lost media reporting studs (does that exist) today. Both AOL and New York Observer learned that their star repor... [MediaJobsDaily]

Forbes Media Chief Product Officer Lewis DVorkin Discusses AdVoice Paid Blogging Initiative - Posted September 27, 2010
Former True/Slant CEO Lewis DVorkin, who rejoined Forbes Media as chief product officer when ... [WebNewser -]

Forbes' New Advertising Pitch | The Demon Blogger of Fleet Street | And Other Stuff That Happened Over the Weekend - Posted September 27, 2010
It was a big weekend in the media industry. Here's the latest news you may have missed. Recent Media News Stories Illustrate Career Trends Forbes' New Advertising Pitch: Wanna Buy a Blog? ... [MediaJobsDaily]

To Engage, Or Not to Engage? - Posted September 21, 2010
That's the dilemma that Forbes blogger Lisa Arthur tackled today in her marketing column, proposing that consumers want more interaction rather than less and they want it on the way they like it. The stance is in opposition to the one taken by two ... [FishbowlDC]

The PR Takeaways From Obama's Wall St. Speech - Posted April 23, 2010
President Obama came to New York yesterday to speak in front of 700 political and business leaders on the topic of financial reform. As Liz Moyer ... [FishbowlDC]

Former Lord & Taylor Publicity Manager Confronts Forbes Reporter Via Blog - Posted September 18, 2009
Judith Lederman, former publicity manager at Lord & Taylor, has found herself in an interesting position. Laid off from her job eighteen months ago, she is the centerpiece of a Forbes story published this week, "... [FishbowlDC]

Sam Zell News Wrap-up - Posted August 20, 2007
Yeah, we know we're late reporting this, but here is the best of all the Sam-Zell-Has-Stepped-In-It news. New York Times: Wall Street thinks the Trib deal, while sure to be approved tomorrow, is a butterfly-wi... [FishbowlLA]

Dog Days of Sumner - Posted July 23, 2007
Following a NYT story last week about Sumner Redstone's squabbles with his daughter Shari (and everyone else on the planet, really), the LAT hits the ol' man with a ... [FishbowlLA]