Posts Tagged ‘Edelman’

Edelman falls on sword for client, Wal-Mart

This week has seen the largest independent PR firm, Edelman, raked over the coals for producing a fake blog on behalf of client, Wal-Mart. Subsequently two further fake blogs have come to light generated by Edelman employees and funded by Wal-Mart. The furore even elicited an apology from Richard Edelman on his blog, in which […]

Edelman buys A&R Partners

Rumors have been flying round this afternoon about Edelman buying respected independent Valley firm, A&R Partners. PRWEEK confirms the story here [sub required] although there’s still nothing on either firm’s sites. I have enormous respect for Bob Angus, founder of A&R, who has always been insightful and generous with his time when I’ve met and […]

Steve Rubel joins Edelman

Micro Persuasion: Congrats to Steve Rubel who is leaving New York boutique, CooperKatz to join Edelman’s New York office as SVP. Edelman’s making a big push into blogging and new media communications with a series of appointments as Steve highlights in this post. His goal? To get more Fortune 500 companies blogging and using word-of-mouth […]

PRSourceCode ranks top tech agencies

PRSourceCode, a content services provider for journalists and PR firms, has just released the findings of its first survey of reporters about tech PR firms. It surveyed 1,000 US-based IT journalists about overall performance, responsiveness, industry knowledge, accuracy and value-add. The survey had 200 responses. And whoopee if we didn’t come second in the medium-sized […]