Posted by Amanda Chapel Saturday, September 2, 2006
This just into the news desk... four Chief Executive Officers, from some of the world's largest public relations firms, are all reported to have had sudden major heart attacks yesterday. Although an exact cause has not yet been determined, apparently each had just been given an RFP from the U.S. Department of Defense.
CHICAGO - Strumpette announced today a month-long research project, "The PR Hope Survey." The publication is conducting an industry-wide assessment of the level of optimism that exists today among PR practitioners regarding the profession's future. The object is not to answer whether the industry is healthy or broken beyond repair; it is to see if the profession has the political will to make the necessary changes to move forward.
Amanda Chapel, managing editor of Strumpette said, "It's not about the money. Sure revenues are up and blogging seems like the 'next big thing;' but something's not right. We think there's an undercurrent, a silent majority if you will, that believes strongly that PR has lost its way. Perhaps if we determine exactly how the majority feel, we can cut through the hype and address the problems realistically."
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
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