Bad Pitch Goes Wild: The US Airways “Opportunistic” Release

Author: Richard Media January 22, 2009

Sometimes our job is done for us. And in the case of grapeVine PR, where the g is small, the V is big, and the pitch highlighted is shameless crap, we hardly have to say anything (but we will), save for alerting you to the pitch. But I got to say we w…

"It was just on the web site, not in print."

Author: Richard Media January 17, 2009

I’ve heard the headline of this post from clients and colleagues in the past. You probably have too.Sure nothing can compare to actually holding the fruit of your labor. But if a client is (still) questioning the value of online placement vs. print pla…

Come to the Bad Pitch Blog NYC Bash on January 12, 2009

Author: Richard Media January 4, 2009

Mark your calendars if you’re in NYC Monday evening, January 12th. Richard and Kevin will be in NYC and are hoping you’ll meet up with us. If you need a reason, we’ll note it’s this blog’s third birthday. Stay tuned for details as we scour th…

WORST PITCH IN THE WORLD! (apologies to Keith Olbermann)

Author: Richard Media January 3, 2009

Last August, I received what can only be classified as the worst pitch (and dumbest idea) (and most greedy letter) that I have ever gotten. And this time, unlike the ones you guys forward to Kevin and me, it came directly TO me. Which makes me think th…