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This Twitter Stream Gives Publicists Tips They Desperately Need (And Won’t Like)

Do you work in PR or know someone who does?

If you read this post, your success rate when pitching stories to journalists will increase tenfold. It would have to if you’re guilty of some of the no-no’s this Twitter highlights.

@DearPR is “a journalist letting the public relations industry know how they can do a better job—one tweet at a time,” by soliciting PR-friendly suggestions and angry gripes!

If you’re a journalist, here are some of our favorite submissions that will have you nodding your head “yes” as you read. PR folks take heed!


Some PR folks aren’t loving this account though, it seems:

But we think @DearPR is pretty spot on. What do you think?

(Journalist saying stop image from Shutterstock)

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