literalmayhem is an anti-spin blog focused primarily on the communications profession. But we are also very interested the use of language in politics, media, science, and business. Hopefully regular folks outside the p.r. "industry" will enjoy it, as well as people in the business and just about anyone interested in the use, and abuse, of language in our modern-day dark art of perception management (aka: spin).
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Tank Warfare: Alaska PR Initiative Targets Polar Bears
Public Relations is a funny business. And when I say “funny” I don’t mean hilarious. I mean the same thing as your grandmother did when she told you to “sit down there and behave and no funny business.”She was talking about something that used to be calle...68 weeks ago
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