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Morning Brief — Wednesday, September 10

Sarah Weinman from Confessions of an Idiosyncratic Mind checks in on The Penguin Group (Berkley, Penguin Books, The Penguin Press, Putnam, Viking, etc.) on yesterday’s Publisher Imprint Report Card, Part V.

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TVNewser reports on The Rachel Maddow Show, which premiered Monday night on MSNBC (although the only producer listed on Bacon’s Online is “not a PR contact.”)

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I’ve been surprised at what gets caught in my spam filter — “Lolita” did in one release — so I was interested in see this post by Catching Flack’s Jon Greer about how to spam check press releases.  I haven’t yet tried it out (and it may be more trouble than it’s worth — common sense probably does the trick most of the time) but I might give it a gander if I have some spare time.

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Are bloggers “media”?  PR Squared says no … but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t pay attention.

September 10, 2008 - Posted by | Blogs, Miscellaneous, Press Material, Update Your Database | , , , , , ,

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