Media spamming charter launched by UK PR and Journalism professions

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations  (CIPR), Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA), Investor Relations Society (IRS) and the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) have today collectively announced the launch of a “Media Spamming Charter“.
The charter which is in response, in part, to the Inconvenient PR Truth campaign and represents the outcome of the roundtable session [...]

Inconvenient PR Truth Second Survey Launched – Please Help

After the great deal of conversation last month we have been a little quiet on the communications front, but we have been busy putting together the survey for our next round of research into the issue of irrelevant press release emails aka “PR Spam”.
We have gathered input from a number of sources in the community [...]

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Response to the campaign – links to posts and conversation

The following are articles, blog posts, tweets etc that are related to the campaign. It isn’t an exhaustive list, for instance non English language coverage is not yet represented, however it should serve to give a good overview of the debate for anyone who wants to review the opinions shared by the community to date.
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CIPR response to Inconvenient PR Truth campaign

The following is from a statement from the CIPR issued on 4/2/10.
CIPR President Jay O’Connor responds to the Inconvenient PR Truth campaign.
“There is value in the conversation Adam and his team have started and there is also something to be gained from looking at the factors behind poor targeting of media, including issues such as [...]

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Time to address waste?

The following article was also published on 3/2/10 on here.
The An Inconvenient PR Truth campaign has generated a considerable amount of debate about the issue of irrelevant press release emails or PR spam.
What prompted this campaign? Critics have called it a stunt, but as a small business RealWire was taking far too big a [...]

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