Evolving crisis: Future of the embargo in question

Will the embargo — when PR professionals give reporters a scoop under the condition that they publish at the same time — become a thing of the past? Several high profile news outlets ( The Wall Street Journal , TechCrunch ) have banned them, while many other journalists have said they don’t accept embargoes. This unraveling of the embargo presents the PR industry with a conundrum. “What’s at stake here is a sacred bond between reporter/blogger and PR,” PR pro Brian Sol…

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