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Huffington Post Blogger Insults PR Professionals

What the writer of this piece should learn is that most PR professionals do pro bono work as a matter of course in our careers, and it doesn’t take a sudden job loss to make that happen. On the whole as a profession we are not unethical shills for nasty corporations that rape the environment or bilk taxpayers. No, most of us work for non-profits, hospitals, social causes and responsible companies. Yes, by telling our client’s story we help sell products and services, but that makes us a vital part of capitalism, not Lords of the Sith.