-- "...sometimes PR agencies (although we don't often discuss it) are hired to keep our clients out of the media or deflect negative stories. We believe clients often hire us to protect them from the media, much as they would hire an attorney to protect them in legal proceedings."
-- "The PR pro appears to be doing his job: He didn't raise his voice and, to my eyes, did all he could to deflect the reporter's attention to himself. The PR professional is clearly an annoyance to the reporter."
-- "The spokesperson seemed to be protecting his staff (similar to how a good attorney would), and I for one fail to understand why one assumes that the media has the right to question people."
By this reasoning, if all that petting hadn't been enough to get Noyes' goat, Slavin might have justifiably resorted to other measures to make himself an "annoyance." Maybe blow-darts? What would the sage Torossian have made of that? Shit -- there we go again, assuming the media has a right to ask questions.
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