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PR person calls to check if you got a press release? Here’s how to respond

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Those of you who follow me on Twitter have probably seen at least one exasperated rant about PR folks who haven’t bothered to figure out what Reuters Health is interested in, and insist on calling to check whether I’ve received an emailed press release.

When I got a call like that earlier this week, I decided to crowdsource the response I’d give the next time it happened. Here are the results: Read the rest of this entry »

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Written by Ivan Oransky

March 31, 2012 at 12:26 pm

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