Another Blogger Publishes List of “Banned” PR Firms

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By Joe Ciarallo Comments

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First it was Wired editor-in-chief Chris Anderson. Then it was Lifehacker’s Gina Trapani.

Now, former Gawker editor Choire Sicha, who is blogging at his own start-up, The Awl, has posted a list of PR firms that are banned from his inbox for sending him too many bad pitches.

Indeed, bloggers have started to figure out this formula: if I publish a list of PR people that do a bad job, it will not only get me attention and page-views, but also hopefully get them so stop sending me bad pitches.

Some of the pitches Sicha received are pretty funny. Our favorite: “Blog Material – Jennie Garth in Grand Central Station.”

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