yahoonews:

A shirt being sold at Mango has come under fire for its pattern, which bears a resemblance to a symbol used in Nazi Germany. The white blouse is covered in black zig-zag lines, and while it’s being marketed as a “lightning print shirt,” many have pointed out that the design looks like the Siegrune, a victory insignia worn by secret police officers and Hitler Youth on uniforms during World War II.
Read more here.

Urban Outfitters and Zara might be able to relate to this controversy.

yahoonews:

A shirt being sold at Mango has come under fire for its pattern, which bears a resemblance to a symbol used in Nazi Germany. The white blouse is covered in black zig-zag lines, and while it’s being marketed as a “lightning print shirt,” many have pointed out that the design looks like the Siegrune, a victory insignia worn by secret police officers and Hitler Youth on uniforms during World War II.

Read more here.

Urban Outfitters and Zara might be able to relate to this controversy.

Where people take the most selfies (chart via Quartz, with data from Time)

Where people take the most selfies (chart via Quartz, with data from Time)

imwithkanye:

Oscar de la Renta dies at 82
"While the NFL’s marketing communications is strong, its strategic comms is not… these are far from one and the same."

— Story Partners’ Gloria Dittus shares public affairs lessons from the NFL’s crisis.

To show support for LGBT youth and take a stand against bullying, MWW employees across all offices celebrated Spirit Day last week by wearing purple. 

To show support for LGBT youth and take a stand against bullying, MWW employees across all offices celebrated Spirit Day last week by wearing purple. 

laughingsquid:

Flickr releases an optimized version of their mobile app for iPad
After penning a Vanity Fair article in May, Monica Lewinsky joined Twitter today. She also spoke this morning at Forbes' inaugural 30 Under 30 summit and announced a campaign to end cyberbullying.

“I was Patient Zero,” she said at the event, “the first person to have their reputation completely destroyed worldwide via the Internet.”
"While communications is undoubtedly an important part of PR, especially in a marketing context, it is certainly not the be-all and end-all of the profession."

— PRWeek US editor-in-chief Steve Barrett, “Busting 5 modern myths about PR"

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The New York Edelman office put client service and teamwork to the ultimate test when a group of employees took on the Tough Mudder Tri-State on October 11. The team overcame 20 obstacles and 10 miles that tested their physical and mental grit, proudly earning their Tough Mudder orange headbands.