Tag Archives: New Yorker

The Case of the PaRanoiac

It’s Media Relations 101: When telling a reporter something confidential, make sure he/she agrees it’s “off the record.” There’s no such thing as “off the record.” Last week, referencing new White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci, I expressed my concern that since PR people don’t need official credentials to practice, anyone can call themselves a PR practitioner. It didn’t take… Read more »

What to say; what not to say

Two prominent New Yorkers became a public relations case study in recent days of what to say and what not say when you’re in the public eye.  With the Mets still playing less-than-stellar baseball and the crowds at Citifield shrinking, team owner Fred Wilpon bad-mouthed several of his players in a New Yorker magazine interview and later told Sports Illustrated readers… Read more »