• Today's presidential candidates, the sultans of spin, employ "truth squads" to deal with the statements of others and not themselves?
• Sportscasters continue to use the clarifier when they refer to "The New York Football Giants"? The Baseball Giants left NYC a half century or so ago, you'd think that most of those who care about sports are hip to the move by now. Or are they trying to prevent confusion with the New York Soccer Giants?
• Bloggers are hip to arcane html codes and every new Twitterish gadget, but can’t be bothered to use spell check?
• Movie studios think we'll fall for TV commercials in which they interview moviegoers who just came out of the theater and are raving about the film they just saw? Such a commercial guarantees the movie totally blows.
The following is a Strumpette exclusive interview with social media guru, Chris Heuer, president of the Social Media Club. In it he suggests that the name "Social Media Press Release" may no longer be applicable.
NOTE: This interview was made possible by the New Media Release Workgroup and the tireless efforts of Shannon Whitley, Alison Minaglia, Andy Arnold, Dan Zarrella, David Weiner, David Parmet, Jason Ryan, Michael O'Connor Clarke, Paul Dyer, Paul Pritchard, Steve Kayser, Susan Watiker, and Todd Van Hoosear. Special thanks to Todd Defren for inventing the SMPR.
On Thursday, March 8, 2007 at 7:41 AM, Ronn Torossian, President and CEO of 5WPR, emphatically promised that he was going to sue us. No real reason, he was just irritated by our teasing him about getting in bed with pornographer Joe Francis. Anyway, Ronn gave his obscenity-laced word that we'd see the complaint in 72 hours. It's now late by
Kathleen Durazo about A Measly $2.8 Million Goes Missing, Lawsuit Results Fri, Jul 31, 10:58:34 AM Ray Durazo (the founder) sold the company to Dan in 1999. He was not involved in any of this. He (and I) found out about the lawsuit in the LA Times. In addition to embezzling this m [...]