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Addendum: If flacks knew what the news was, they would be working in this, the news.
My favorite example of this in my own reporting was the bank flack who spent hours trying to convince me that it's "not news" that the CEO of Bank of America told thousands of employees that Citigroup would probably be nationalized first
I assure you sir: That was very fucking much "the news"!
I think a lot about how a career of disarming Wall Street PR people prepared me well to understand Twitter trolling
Wrote a whole WaPo piece for @mikemadden about flacks bullying journalists about "the news"

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