Tough crowd: British PR pro sends e-mail to wrong list of journos, receives hate e-mail in return

On Wednesday, PR man Rich Leigh sent journalists a press release on how the humble but endorphin-releasing curry was going to help Britain shake off its recession blues. Problem was he sent it to the wrong list of reporters. “Sometimes, people make stupid errors,” Leigh told the Guardian . “Unfortunately, today, I’m one of those people.” Leigh said that his e-mail inbox was “swiftly filling with death and hate mail” after he sent it to masses of journalists, including a terrorism report…

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