NEW YORK: PR Newswire and Business Wire suspended fees on September
Press releases relating to the terrorist activities started on PR
Newswire at 10:25am.
Many of the airlines that were not directly involved in the hijacking
incidents released statements of sympathy. One company posted news of
the death of a senior executive, a passenger on one of the planes that
hit the World Trade Center, on PR Newswire.
Morgan Stanley posted a release confirming it had set up a toll-free
number for families of its 3,500 staff working in the WTC.
The American Muslim Political Coordination Council condemned the attack
over PR Newswire, and the United Muslim Americans Association pleaded
for officials and media "not to rush to judgment and start accusing
Muslims, Arabs, or Palestinians."
Manning, Selvage & Lee, on Business Wire, offered the Control Risks
Group, an international risk management firm, for expert comment.
Rev. Billy Graham issued a statement at 2:25pm, calling for prayers.
The NASDAQ, American Stock Exchange, and New York Stock Exchange posted
an announcement at 5:04pm to say trading would be suspended through at