HubSpot compiles a SlideShare’s worth of media gripes about industry
professionals. Turnabout is fair play, as the saying goes, so we invite
On the HubSpot blog, Burke’s post, “S%*t PR People Do That Journalists Hate”
provides a fantastic indictment of all the lazy, annoying, and stupid
things that PR people do to try to get journalists to write about their
Among the complaints:
• Calling on the phone, ever.
• Pitching canned and boring story ideas.
• Using all caps.
All the complaints are collected in the following SlideShare:
It’s begging for a response, so the challenge to PR pros is to offer
enough material for “S%*t Journalists Do That PR Pros Hate.”
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