Pastor Alvin Jackson said he needed to sell off the school building to save the Park Avenue Christian Church’s finances, but parents are angry. Read More
Remember the Power Girls? Back in 1998, New York magazine profiled five on-fire PR women who had the world—or at least New York—at their Prada-clad feet. Writer Vanessa Grigoriadis’s piece “Welcome to the Dollhouse” marked the rise of the modern PR girl archetype: “pretty, perky and remarkably plugged-in.” Fifteen years later, where are the women who fueled Moomba’s 15 minutes? Read More
These captains of the industry have weathered every type of PR storm. They’ve navigated crises, launched brands and achieved global success—all while remaining sane. We’ve asked five industry titans, including Howard Rubenstein and David Finn, to reveal the biggest win of their careers—and pass on some advice to newly hatched baby publicists. Read More
How has the price of PR fared, post-recession? We asked several firms to share their going rates. The short answer: very nicely, thank you. Read More
By Órla Ryan 9/25/13 12:55pm
In the last week we’ve learned a lot about what’s acceptable to bring into a courtroom. Heroin: Good. Tylenol: Bad.
A Queens Criminal Court was sent into a panic yesterday after the cold medicine was mistaken for anthrax.
The Tylenol had been mailed from one assistant district attorney to another Read More
By Órla Ryan 9/24/13 11:46am
What’s a Red Delicious to do? Read More
By Órla Ryan 9/20/13 2:31pm
Tardiness, misconduct, photo-taking – there are many things that can lead to getting fired.
According to one Manhattan Supreme Court judge, being busted with 20 bags of heroin isn’t one.
By Órla Ryan 9/20/13 12:28pm
A quarter page color ad appeared in the widely-distributed free newspaper amNewYork back in April featuring Avril Nolan along side the text “I am positive (+) … I have rights.” Read More
By Órla Ryan 9/18/13 3:20pm
By Órla Ryan 9/18/13 12:52pm
In further evidence we’ve not evolved that much from apes, a woman has admitted to throwing poop at a parking officer after receiving a ticket.
According to reports, the confrontational driver thought she was unfairly singled out for a ticket because she is Latina.
The parking officer was getting into her boyfriend’s Read More