Advertising and public relations

November 21, 2018 - 3:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's outgoing head of communications is taking the blame for hiring Definers, the public relations firm doing opposition research on the company's critics including billionaire philanthropist George Soros. In a Facebook post that went up late Wednesday, Elliot Schrage said the...
Read More
FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2017 file photo, Drew Barrymore attends the 2017 Glamour Women of the Year Awards at Kings Theatre in New York. EgyptAir is trying to shift the blame to a local advertising agency for a bizarre article in its in-flight magazine purportedly based on an interview with actress Drew Barrymore. In a statement late Monday, Oct. 8, 2018 the airline said it has an agreement with Al-Ahram advertising agency, which edits articles and interviews for its in-flight magazine, Horus. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
October 09, 2018 - 3:38 am
CAIRO (AP) — EgyptAir is trying to shift the blame to a local advertising agency for a bizarre article in its in-flight magazine purportedly based on an interview with actress Drew Barrymore. The airline, in a statement late Monday, said it has an agreement with Al-Ahram advertising agency, which...
Read More
September 13, 2018 - 5:37 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An advertising and media firm to which Ohio gubernatorial candidate Richard Cordray's agency gave government work while he was a federal official now is doing political work for him. Records reviewed by The Associated Press show Washington-based GMMB recently has been making...
Read More
September 12, 2018 - 1:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon is replacing its media and advertising chief Tim Armstrong. Oath President and COO K. Guru Gowrappan will assume the Oath CEO role Oct. 1. Armstrong will stay through year-end as a strategic adviser. Gowrappan joined Verizon in April and before that was global managing...
Read More
FILE- In this Dec. 3, 2014, file photo AOL CEO Tim Armstrong is interviewed during "Opening Bell with Maria Bartiromo," on the Fox Business Network, in New York. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Armstrong is in talks with parent company Verizon to depart. Armstrong has been leading Verizon’s media and advertising business, called Oath which incorporates digital media properties AOL and Yahoo. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
September 07, 2018 - 9:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Verizon's media and advertising chief, Tim Armstrong, is in talks to leave. Armstrong came to Verizon as part of its purchase of AOL in 2015 and began overseeing Yahoo as well after Verizon bought it in 2017. He was tasked with growing...
Read More
FILE - In this March 29, 2018, file photo the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York's Times Square. Federal regulators are alleging that Facebook’s advertising tools allow landlords and real estate brokers to engage in housing discrimination. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development alleged in a complaint this week that Facebook violated the Fair Housing Act because its targeting systems allow advertisers to exclude certain audiences, such as families with young children or disabled people, from seeing housing ads. AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
August 17, 2018 - 5:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal regulators are alleging that Facebook's advertising tools allow landlords and real estate brokers to engage in housing discrimination. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development said in an administrative complaint this week that Facebook violated the Fair Housing...
Read More
July 25, 2018 - 12:35 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Facebook and Washington state have reached a legally binding agreement that requires the tech giant to stop enabling advertisers to unlawfully discriminate in who sees their ads. Facebook says it was already doing so. Under pressure from civil rights activists, it announced in April...
Read More

Pages