Is this PR pro’s interview really that bad?

If you’ve ever suffered the woes of being an unpaid intern, here’s some vindication. Almost makes those months of earning squat all worth it. Almost.

According to Brad Phillips, of the Mr. Media Training blog, the interview with BBC journalist Richard Bilton didn’t go well for Vogel.

“When the interviewer challenged Mr. Vogel about his company’s practice of using unpaid interns, he stalled, backtracked, and stammered — but he failed to offer an answer that satisfactorily dismissed the defensible charge,” Phillips wrote. “

As a result, he looked guilty, tacitly accepting the inference that his firm is running a high-end sweat shop.”

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