Media Relations Journalists still think PR pros are liars A recent study revealed that the spin-doctor stereotype is alive and well, with reporters and bloggers sharing how often they’ve been lied to. By Kevin Allen@kevin_j_allenJune 8, 2015 SHARE Like most stereotypes, a dubious minority have given the majority (comprised largely of honest, talented folks) a bad name. But most importantly, do journalists think PR people are dishonest? That’s what a new study sought to find out. 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.