Media trend of the moment: post-prison PR

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We only have two examples so far—but given the swelling ranks of white-collar criminals, we’re ready to announce the birth of a new subgenre of PR: post-prison communications. You may have seen in today’s New York Times that shoe designer Steve Madden is actively promoting his release from the Big House in new ads, including the one pictured here, in which one of the creepy Madden girls wears an ankle bracelet, à la Martha. And then there is, of course, Martha herself, who is the

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