Less-than-optimal ad placement from the Halifax Chronicle-Herald:
(Hat tip: Romenesko)
Filed under: journalism
Former Washington Post Executive Editor Ben Bradlee offers his thoughts to an over-aggressive public relations person who complained to Bradlee when a section editor shot down a pitch. The classic Bradlee closing zinger:
“I would like to be sure that you understand that we trust our editors’ news judgment and that we distrust yours.”
Is there any question why his reporters would have killed for him?