PR pro apologizes for tying pitch to London riots

Moral: Don’t make light of riot-torn city with a pitch about a fashion event.

Ragan Insider Premium Content
Ragan Insider Content

The blog Fashionista received the following pitch:

Last night while rioting ensued on the streets of London – Tom Stubbs caused a riot of his own with editors and guests at Parlor for the launch of INC’s Editor at Large campaign.

In case you’ve been vacationing on the moon the past week, riots have torn through London and other cities in the U.K.

Fashionista‘s Leah Chernikoff had this to say about the pitch: “Blech.”

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.