Media Relations 5 ways to fight spin People sometimes consider public relations to be a sordid profession because of practices such as astroturfing. Here are some ways to fight that perception. By Gini DietrichApril 17, 2014 SHARE Ragan Insider Premium Content 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.