U.S. Government Spent $4 Billion on PR Since 2007
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For those who ever questioned their lot in life, may we present exhibit A?
We handle clients at times for various amounts of money. We invest many times over. We enjoy the fruits of our labor in emotional currency. Surprisingly, it seems the federal government is a big fan of our collective work.
The nonpartisan and often impressive government watchdog Open the Books conducted a report entitled “The Department of Self-Promotion: How Federal Agency PR Spending Advances Their Interests Rather Than the Public Interest.” The