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Fleishman as pigskin

Cartoon
O'Dwyer's Report, a monthly pub for the PR trade, doesn't think much of all the scrutiny directed at Fleishman-Hillard's controversial activities in Los Angeles. The cartoon showing the agency being kicked around—that's Controller Laura Chick cheering—runs with an editorial that says Fleishman has "provided rich coverage fodder for both the Los Angeles Times and Los Angeles Daily News, which are all too eager to print the attacks lobbed at the PR firm by hungry politicos....F-H [is] an easy whipping boy for politicians eyeing the Mayor's office. The Ornnicom unit, undoubtedly, has provided value to the people of L.A, but it is hard to get that point across when a firm becomes a political football, and good copy for the press."


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