Flack: Flack's Week

The latest man to step into the breach at News International, Andrew Honnor, had an intriguing write-up last week.

An ex-colleague told The Daily Telegraph that the former Tulchan consultant was 'an incredible self-publicist' who 'after winning a small client would call PRWeek to promote it' Cue a trawl through the PRWeek archives. Mentions of the 'self-promoting' Honnor in the four years before leaving Tulchan in May? One. That's the sort of media profile Rupert Murdoch could do with right now ...

The CIPR has issued an official apology after members of its staff harassed a woman in central London.

The CIPR gang had a jolly day out last week, as the staff went out on a team-building treasure hunt. But after the event, CEO Jane Wilson felt compelled to issue a statement: 'We would like to officially apologise to the increasingly irritated lady working in the ticket booth at the Renoir cinema for having to put up with every team asking her what was playing at 9pm and which country it was from.' ... Body supplement company LA Muscle is said to be on the hunt for PR support, but it sounds like a tough gig to Flack. One agency source said a discussion with the firm was aborted when an LA Muscle rep 'slammed the phone down'. We've heard of firms flexing their 'PR muscle' but honestly ...

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