New ‘one line press release service’ will cost you at least $50 a pop

Muck Rack is a very useful Web site that catalogues all the journalists on Twitter. Now the site is offering a “one line press release service.” Here’s what you do: Type a brief press release—130 characters max, with links—into a Twitter-looking box and hit submit. It then appears on a press release page on the site and on the Muck Rack Twitter feed. Here’s the rub: It costs $1 a character with a $50 minimum charge. That’s a $50 tweet ! Am I missing something or …

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