OWS: A Sustainable Stage Show?

OWS: A Sustainable Stage Show?

Occupy Wall Street Photo-Op (photo: Kathy Williams/AP) Since learning (and writing about) the Occupy Wall Street protesters’ pro bono use of a PR firm to ratchet up media coverage of their actions — versus their call-to-actions — I have viewed the movement with a jaundiced eye. No. I have nothing against the use of PR […]

PR as Blood Sport

PR as Blood Sport

A Media Frenzy (Photo: Spencer Platt, Getty Images) I received a call last week from a wire service reporter who sought some insights on the PR industry, and specifically why a New York PR firm would accept Occupy Wall Street as a pro bono client. The reporter had received from the firm the same email blast […]