Full-Disclosure Filibuster

Full-Disclosure Filibuster

Sen. McConnell (R-KY), Chief Obstructionist There was a time when the PR industry took it on the chin for its supposed lack of transparency. Specifically, groups like PR Watch and others chastised our brethren for failing to disclose who’s paying for the hand-out video picked up and used in broadcast and cable news programming. It […]

Deceptive PR Practices

Deceptive PR Practices

That pink sheet for New York’s media cognascenti — The New York Observer — yesterday published an internal New York Times email sent from standards editor Phil Corbett to the newsroom. In it Corbett points out the “pitfalls” of quoting “consultants” whose financial ties to a story are murky. He writes: “This is not a […]