4 apologies from a departing editor

Before bidding a final adieu to PR Daily, one of the site’s overseers requests pardon from its devout readers—well, sort of.

Ragan Insider Premium Content
Ragan Insider Content

2. Sorry to the Associated Press. They say that rules are meant to be broken. Well, I did. A lot. Wi-Fi? WiFi? Wifi? Just why? I quickly learned that the same flair (or lack thereof) with which I accosted sentence structure and grammaticism seemed to bleed into my general disregard for the journalistic style guide of choice. I earnestly tried the best I could to commit to looking things up. I even bought and downloaded the app. But just when I’d finally learn something, the AP would decide to change it on me. On second thought, maybe it should be apologizing to me. I can wait. 3. Sorry for all of the GIFs. While Twitter has recently embraced this animated image file of Internet fame, not all of our PR Daily readers have been as welcoming of the moveable bitmap format. I’ve always monitored and read our comments, making me fully aware of the initial friction that the use of GIFs on this site seemed to cause. Similar to any time Facebook overhauls and redesigns its social network, however, I felt—and continue to feel—strongly enough in my steadfast devotion to this controversial selection of art that I was willing to endure your disapproval. I did try to curb their usage, though. Well, aside from the one used above.

To read the full story, log in.
Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content.
Sign up today

Already a member? Log in here.
Learn more about Ragan Insider.