Facebook PR: Tonight We Dine In Hell!
Friday a TechCrunch writer released the following controversial article, blasting PR professionals, and declaring a war was taking place among journalists versus PR folks. Among his statements: “Current estimates have PR people now outnumbering journalists 3 to 1.”
Here’s just a piece of the article…
“There’s currently something going on in the outskirts of the tech world that’s a bit sensitive, so no one really likes to talk about it: we (journalists, bloggers, etc) are at war with the PR industry.
That sentence alone will throw the PR flacks into a tizzy. “Hyperbole!” “Sexy statement, no substance!” “Don’t believe everything you read!” And all the other bullshit they typically spew to blunt interesting concepts into dull, gray PR-friendly dribble. We are at war.”
You can read the entire article fromTechCrunch writer MG Siegler here. Check it out, and let us know what you think in the comments below!