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Jan 20, 2015, 04:01 ET Trust in Institutions Drops to Level of Great Recession

The 2015 Edelman Trust Barometer reveals an alarming evaporation of trust across all institutions, reaching the lows of the Great Recession in 2009....


Jun 12, 2014, 04:15 ET Edelman Study Finds Consumers Want Entertainment 'Selfie-Style'

Edelman today releases the results from its eighth annual study on how and why people consume and share entertainment. The study's findings for the U....


May 14, 2014, 11:05 ET Edelman Trust Barometer Reveals Importance of Industry Engagement as North American Energy Renaissance Continues

Edelman has released energy industry data from its 2014 Trust Barometer, revealing that trust in energy ranks tenth out of the 15 industries included ...


Jan 20, 2014, 12:01 ET Trust in Government Plunges to Historic Low

The 2014 Edelman Trust Barometer reveals the largest ever gap (14 points) between trust in government and business. Driven by the decimation of trust ...


May 29, 2013, 01:03 ET Edelman Study Finds Social Platforms Expand Entertainment on Global Scale

early two-thirds of respondents in the 2013 "Edelman Global Entertainment Study"[1] agree that watching and sharing entertainment online has...


Feb 13, 2013, 10:59 ET Edelman Flow140 Reveals Tweets with Greatest Velocity During State of the Union

Twitter analytics from Edelman Flow140 captured the fastest spreading tweets before they went viral during President Barack Obama's 2013 State of the ...


Jan 21, 2013, 09:00 ET 2013 Edelman Trust Barometer Finds a Crisis in Leadership

Less than one in five respondents in the 2013 Edelman Trust Barometer believes a business or governmental leader will actually tell the truth when...


Dec 04, 2012, 11:00 ET Study Finds Millennial Generation's Power to Influence Is Increasing

Edelman today released updated insights around the ambitions and beliefs of the Millennial generation, born between 1980 and 1995, building on its...


Sep 05, 2012, 08:45 ET Michael J. Berland Joins Edelman To Lead Global Research Business

Edelman announced today that Michael J. Berland will join Edelman as chief executive officer of Edelman Berland, the firm's newly-named strategic...


Jun 13, 2012, 03:01 ET Edelman Study Finds Perceived Value in the Entertainment Industry at Three-Year High, but Audiences Want to Stay in Control

Edelman, the world's largest public relations firm, today released findings from its sixth annual "Value & Engagement in the Era of Social...


Apr 27, 2012, 01:30 ET Edelman Launches New Global Practice, Business + Social Purpose

Edelman, the world's largest public relations firm, announced the launch of its eighth global practice, Business + Social Purpose. Led by global...


Apr 26, 2012, 12:00 ET U.S. Consumers Feel Most Responsible to Help, Yet Involvement in Societal Issues Declines for the First Time; Look to Marketers to Bridge the Gap

Consumers in the U.S. are scaling back their participation in societal issues more than their peers throughout the world, according to the 2012...


Apr 26, 2012, 12:00 ET Consumer Participation in Social Issues Soars in Rapid Growth Economies; Simmers in the U.S. and Eurozone

The level of social purpose activity and the weight that consumers place on it have become more reflective of socioeconomic trends in regions around...


Mar 07, 2012, 09:15 ET Data Security and Privacy Concerns Impacting What People Buy, Where They Do Business

In the wake of several high profile data breaches and privacy incidents, a new Edelman study, "Privacy & Security: The New Drivers of Brand,...


Feb 16, 2012, 10:35 ET Edelman Appoints Matthew Harrington Global Chief Operating Officer

Edelman, the world's largest public relations firm, has named Matthew J. Harrington chief operating officer (COO), effective July 1. In the newly...


Feb 13, 2012, 12:04 ET Marie Kennedy Joins Edelman to Lead Los Angeles Corporate Practice, U.S. Life Sciences Group

Edelman, the world's largest public relations firm, has named Marie Kennedy as executive vice president, serving as group head for Edelman Los...


Jan 23, 2012, 12:01 ET Trust in Government Suffers a Severe Breakdown Across the Globe

Blame for the financial and political chaos of 2011 landed at the doorstep of government, as trust in that institution fell a record nine points to...


Jan 08, 2012, 07:25 ET Statement on the Passing of Tony Blankley by Edelman's Rob Rehg

Rob Rehg, president of the Edelman Washington office, issued the following statement today on the passing of Tony Blankley: "Tony's integrity,...


Oct 06, 2011, 18:05 ET Freunde und Familie sind in Bezug auf persönliche Gesundheit laut globaler Umfrage genauso verantwortlich wie Gesundheitsexperten

- Menschen, die in Bezug auf ihre Gesundheit informiert sind und Eigeninitiative zeigen, neigen dazu, sich von jenen mit ungesunden Gewohnheiten zu...


Oct 06, 2011, 18:00 ET Les amis et la famille aussi responsables que les professionnels de la santé pour l'hygiène de vie, indique un sondage mondial

- Les gens qui sont informés et proactifs au sujet de leur santé ont tendance à se distancer de ceux ayant des habitudes malsaines, se privant...


Oct 06, 2011, 17:55 ET Amigos, familia y profesionales sanitarios responsables de la salud personal

- Los amigos y la familia son tan responsables como los profesionales sanitarios de la salud personal, según los resultados mundiales de una encuesta ...


Oct 06, 2011, 09:00 ET Friends and Family as Responsible as Health Care Professionals for Personal Health, Global Survey Finds

Globally, people believe that friends and family have as much responsibility for their personal health as do health care providers, according to the...


May 25, 2011, 05:00 ET Study Finds Fragmentation of Audience Attention Leads to Decline in Perceived Value of Entertainment

Edelman, the world's largest independent public relations firm, today released findings from its fifth annual Value, Engagement and Trust in the Era...


Feb 23, 2011, 09:12 ET Nearly Half of Individual Investors Say Their Trust in Financial Services Firms Fell in 2010, Citing 'Honest Communication,' 'Transparency' as Keys to Reputation

Despite a U.S. economic recovery from the depths of the financial crisis, nearly half of Individual Investors trusted financial services companies...


Jan 25, 2011, 04:09 ET Trust Plunges in the United States While Resilient Across the Globe

In a year marred by corporate crises and financial turmoil for European governments, trust in business and government showed marked resilience,...