Walmart PR stops talking to Huffington Post

The big-box retailer claims the website has published too many inaccurate stories about the company. What do you think: smart move or foolish?

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The big-box retailer told its PR staff to stop communicating with The Huffington Post after the website—itself a sort of big-box dealer of news—published what Walmart considers one too many inaccurate articles.

This is the second time in a week that Walmart has made the declaration.

Last week, Walmart Vice President of Communications David Tovar sent the following statement informing the HuffPost of its decision.

“We have made a business decision not to participate in Huffington Post articles going forward due to the one-sided reporting and unfair and unbalanced editorial decisions made by Huffington Post reporters and editors.”

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