Pedestrian PR Pitch

Pedestrian PR Pitch

Any pitch that starts off with “Hope you’re well” is the kiss of death as New York Times business columnist, and now blogger, Joe Nocera astutely confirmed for us yesterday in his “Executive Suite” blog. The object of his disaffection: a publicist named Amanda from a PR firm that shares its name with the sporting […]

Below the Belt

Below the Belt

The WashPost’s Gene Weingarten is up to his old PR-bashing ways. No. He didn’t publish the e-mail addresses of those he intends to blackball for lobbing misguided story pitches his way. He simply and quite understandably pointed out how inane and “lazy” (to borrow a term from our long-tailed friend) some PR pros can be. […]