Flack: Agencies keen to help out

So which bright spark thought to have Imogen Thomas on the front of The Sun wearing a skimpy Manchester United kit adorned with the Paddy Power logo?

Sources tell us the idea was cooked up in-house, but certain agencies appear keen to help out next time. As others debated the ethics of the wheeze, consumer agency Pretty Green blogged breezily about the stunt, favourably noting the bookies' desire 'to push moral boundaries' ...

Like many politicians, David Cameron has various foes. Now it seems that PR's own Max Clifford can be added to the list. At a recording of the BBC television show The Big Questions, the publicist told host Nicky Campbell that he 'can't stand' David Cameron 'because he is just a PR man'. The show doesn't air until Sunday, so who would reveal this nugget in advance in order to generate some publicity around it? Er, that would be none other than Clifford's fellow guest on the show, the PR man Alastair Campbell. The former Downing Street spinmeister blogged that Clifford 'clearly sees a lot of his own PR skills in Cameron, yet insufficient ability to be PM' ...

Katie Phillips PR is to promote Puppetry of the Penis 3D. The successful 'genital origami' show is launching in 3D at the Edinburgh Festival and then tours the UK. Clearly Katie Phillips is knot at all shy about who she promotes. (You're sacked - Ed)

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