[WikiEN-l] PR puff piece on Wikipedia
kpbotany at gmail.com
Sun Jul 15 05:17:52 UTC 2007
On 7/13/07, Sheldon Rampton <sheldon at prwatch.org> wrote:
> Heads up: Just today I happened to notice that Wikipedia has a bio
> that reads like a press kit for [[Ronn Torossian]], the owner/founder
> of a New York city PR firm named [[5W Public Relations]], which has
> its own separate article. Both of those articles have been heavily
> and repeatedly edited by User:Judae1, whose user page describes him
> as "Juda S. Engelmayer, Senior Vice President, Government and
> Corporate Issues Practice at 5W Public Relations."
What a crappy article as most COI articles are. I deleted most of the
problems for being poorly written, peacockery, inappropriate sources
for BLPS. Disagree with me if you must, but copy edit me whether you
agree or not.
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