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.

flack

noun

: one who provides publicity

flack

verb

: to act as a press agent or promoter for something

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October 23, 2020

The Flack for Friday, October 23, 2020…

Every other Friday The Flack highlights changes and trends in the news, examples of communications practices and content we at BYRNE PR thought you might find useful.  We hope you…
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The Flack for Friday, October 9, 2020…

The Flack highlights changes and trends in the news, examples of communications practices, and content we at BYRNE PR thought you might find useful. We hope you enjoy, and we always welcome your…
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The Flack for Friday, September 24, 2020…

A Call to Digital Arms, ‘The Social Dilemma’ Demands Change — Jeff Orlowski’s new documentary, The Social Dilemma, is a lot like its subject: social media. It’s fascinating, terrifying and…
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The Flack for Friday, September 11, 2020…

The Flack highlights changes and trends in the news, examples of communications practices, and content we at BYRNE PR thought you might find useful. We hope you enjoy, and we always welcome your…
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