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The Flack™ highlights changes and trends in the news, examples of communications practices, and content we at BYRNE PR thought you might find useful.

The word flack was first used as a noun meaning “publicity agent” during the late 1930s. According to one rumor, the word was coined in tribute to a well-known movie publicist of the time, Gene Flack.



: one who provides publicity



: to act as a press agent or promoter for something

The Flack
September 22, 2023

The Flack™ for Friday, September 22, 2023

Atlanta News Outlet Aims for Half a Million Digital Subscribers in Under Four Years; Deion Sanders’ Sunglasses Notch $1.2 Million in Sales in First Day; Apple iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max Review: Close to Perfection; UAW Chief Shawn Fain Disrupts Detroit's Labor Tradition; What Does the Word 'Girl' Mean Now and Why Has It Become So Popular?; There is no Replacement for Quality Journalism
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