Archive for February, 2014

MEDIA RUSHES TO DEFENSE OF DANICA PATRICK

Talk about a journalistic double standard!! When NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Richard Petty was asked if Danica Patrick would ever win in the Sprint Cup series he responded honestly. "If everybody else stayed home," Petty told reporters at the Canadian Motorsports Expo. "If she'd have been a male, nobody would ever know if she'd showed up at a racetrack. "This is a female deal that's driv...

HOW DO NEWSPAPERS COVER OWN NEWS? NOT WELL!

Anyone who has been in the Public Relations business for any length of time soon realize that newspapers (and most other media outlets) rarely do a very good job of actually reporting about themselves. As an example, newspapers absolutely hate it when someone tells them "No Comment." But in 99% of cases that is exactly how they respond when asked to comment about their business from others in t...