Real Talk About PR

It’s been a trying week.

THE PR EXECUTIVE:

 

(substitute “Dan” with name of journalist.)

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WHEN PERSON FROM PR FIRM ASKS ME FOR THE SPELLING OF MY NAME AND, IN AN ATTEMPT TO REPEAT AFTER ME, SAYS, “PEE?” (Seriously? Peepanjana?)

 

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THE PR PERSON, AT THE END OF A CONVERSATION, HAVING SUCCESSFULLY ACQUIRED YOUR NAME, EMAIL AND PHONE NUMBER (all of which are in your email’s signature):

YOU (OR ME) AT THE OTHER END OF THE ABOVE CONVERSATION:

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WHEN A PR PERSON CALLS TO SAY THEY FORGOT THEY TO SEND YOU WHAT THEY’D PROMISED TO SEND ABOUT 10 DAYS AGO:

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WHEN I COME ACROSS A PR PERSON WHO ACTUALLY DOES KNOW WHAT THEY’RE SAYING AND DOING:

 

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