As most of us know, LinkedIn and Twitter had a very public falling out this past June, ending a two-year relationship. Like many of the flings I’ve seen fall apart, when rumors spread and the going got tough (or LinkedIn faced a massive password breach) Twitter dropped the professional networking site like a hot potato…poor thing.
Today, The New York Times officially banned “after-the-fact quote approvals.” This is the fairly common request from PR people and spokespeople to approve their quotes following an interview. The Times memo stated that “demands for after-the-fact quote approval by sources and their press aides have gone too far.”
Too often at InkHouse, we are the plumbers with the leaky faucets, the cobbler’s shoeless children (insert favorite cliché here) and we don’t take the time to publicize our own successes. But this week, we’ve reached some milestones that we just can’t keep to ourselves.