When a press release is like a friend who talks too much

herald-messy-desk.jpgOne of the troubles of being ‘the intern’ at a newspaper is having to handle press releases. The fear of God keeps me from tossing anything out without a look, so I spend too much time reading press releases that just make me wonder who wrote them and who thought that writing them would benefit anyone. Want some examples from today alone?

Elizabeth L. Bennett, Esquire, gave a presentation on the collaborative family law process at the March meeting of the Montgomery County Bar Association Family Law Committee.


An email attachment of one sentence,  just needless information. Elizabeth L. Bennett’s husband doesn’t care enough to hear about that, so why would I or any news outlet care about that? 

One thought on “When a press release is like a friend who talks too much”

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