Skip to comments.Selling the message: How PR firm helped place controversial Putin op-ed
Posted on 09/14/2013 5:21:19 PM PDT by Innovative
The column made its way into the newspaper with the help of leading American public relations firm Ketchum, which has offices across the globe and represents some of the world's most prominent brands, as well as the Russian Federation. The firm was responsible for getting Putin's editorial placed in the Times.
According to Justice Department filings, Ketchum was paid $1.9 million by the Russian government during the first six months of this year. It got another $3.7 million for public relations work for Gazprom, the oil and gas company controlled by the Kremlin
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Putin played the Americans like a fiddle.
I’ll feel insulted when we aren’t hitchhiking to the space station on Russian rockets.
Looks like the Russians are getting their moneys worth out of this PR firm. They would sell out their citizenship for coin.
Last month, Russia orbited an Israeli communications satellite in a routine shot. It’s business as usual between Russia and Israel.
If the leader of Russia and his public-relations company can buy space on the New York Times op-ed page to attack America’s president, why can’t every other world leader do the same?
Why haven’t we heard from Fidel Castro, Kim Jung Un, and other critics of America opining from our Newspaper of Record about our president’s policy failures?
What is unique about Vladimir Putin?
Maybe Mr. Putin’s appearance in the New York Times has something to do with the fact a few weeks ago cyber-warfare specialists from the Syrian/Russian axis managed to hack into the New York Times’s web site, shutting down the newspaper’s Internet operation for a period of time — something that if repeated would destroy the newspaper’s ability to function.
The successful Syrian/Russian hacking operation ended as mysteriously as it had begun, but when the world woke up to read Vladimir Putin’s attack on Obama in the Obama administration’s major propaganda organ, the New York Times, it was clear something serious had happened.
The New York Times has been threatened with cyber attacks by a master of intimidation, the former director of Russia’s KBG, unless it agrees to become the propaganda organ of Vladimir Putin and Russia, beginning with last week’s running of Mr. Putin’s attack on Obama.
How long before Putin’s American approval rating exceeds that of Obama? Without the help of the New York Times, Obama would not be president. Let’s see what The Old Gray Lady can do for Vladimir Putin.
The Saudis are footing Obama. We get all the news the media is willing to sell us out for.
Half the news on CBS is crap from PR companies in the employ of the Nazi Soros.
CBS is a joke.
When will See B.S. News do a story on their management’s ties to the Clown’s Regime?
CBS is in the tank for Obama. Always has been, always will be.