Categories General PR PR is evil. Discuss. Post author By Andrew Smith Post date April 20, 2008 3 Comments on PR is evil. Discuss. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9rPQCPwdwHQ] ← How to create a (free) powerful media monitoring and measurement system with Google Reader, RSS, Google Alerts and Blist → Do the public think PRs are liars? 3 replies on “PR is evil. Discuss.” Interesting. Using PR to attack PR. Is PR evil? Check out this article by Charles Cooper at CNET: http://www.news.com/8301-10787_3-9923139-60.html PR is not essentially evil because it’s just a cog within the big production line known as ‘ modern day society’ You could however say our materialist consumerist society is evil. Companies,politicians, PRs, journalists, advertisers, marketers, celebrities, individuals etc etc can all play their part in bending, polishing and manipulating the truth from time to time (whether they admit it in the cold light of day or not). Maybe Web 2:0 will eventually change this….ummmm? @Andrew – thaks for the Charles Cooper tip – I have commented on his story there. @Annabel – clearly PR is not intrinsically evil. As Andrew pointed out, curious how John Stauber is using PR to trash PR. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.