Sara Lee’s PR is ‘straight out of the Soviet playbook’

Looks like Sara Lee, a publicly traded company, stole a page from Apple PR’s playbook — that is, offer as little detail as possible about your CEO’s health.  News broke yesterday that Sara Lee CEO Brenda Barnes, who went on medical leave about one month ago, had suffered a stroke. Sara Lee’s PR would not provide details on the severity of her condition, only promising to disclose more at an earnings call on Aug. 12. The company, reports Dan Mitchell for The Big Money , i…

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