Oh dear, another tale of stupid PR folk.
There is a bit of a kerfuffle in the U.S. between Judith Siers-Poisson from the Centre for Media and Democracy and a hapless PR outfit fronted by Jennifer Windrum of the Swanson Russell Associates PR firm. PR watch has never been shy about being critical about the public relations industry. It would seem that Swanson Russell Associates PR should give a second thought before sending out PR material to scribbler’s blogging for the organization. I shudder at the crassness of firms that can’t seem to help themselves. Why bother to tip Spin Watch off to their own questionable efforts at slipping product placements into TV shows like American Idol. If you want to see what happens to a PR Company that has a spat with an industry watchdog, click on this link