Sometimes when you get “punched” should you just take it and not punch back? That could be what Burson-Marteller executives are thinking after their feud with MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow continued this week.
After a Burson leaked memo ended up in PRWeek, claiming innacuracies in Maddow’s reporting, the host felt a need to respond. The debate centered around Burson’s work for security contractor Blackwater, mostly known for their controversial work in Iraq.
Said Maddow, “Is it possible that Burson-Marsteller could have worked for Blackwater but not been paid for it… Blackwater is their charity case? …I welcome any further opportunity to clear up the record.”