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So, Flack it is. And welcome to the page ... In the spirit of trying new things, Flack went on the hunt for the latest pitch stories by asking text service AQA 'who is pitching for PR support?' Its response, an hour later: 'There are 1,345 PR companies in the UK.' Helpful ...

Perhaps a better source of news was the PRCA's National Conference, which featured Westminster City Council director of comms Alex Aiken. Aiken stole the show by displaying a bizarre image and asking the question: 'Does anyone know what this is? It's a gimp. A sex slave.' Gimps are a symbol of Westminster's "innovation", according to Aiken ...

Earlier in the week the headline 'Trimedia focus for BBC World News' popped up on a broadband TV website. Could it be the BBC has hired Trimedia for a profile-raising brief? Er, no. Investigations revealed that 'BBC World News is repositioning itself as a trimedia news service, covering TV, online and mobile' ...

Still it's better than being mistaken for THC, the mind addling drug found in cannabis, which was the unfortunate position Trimedia found itself in when its former moniker, Trimedia Harrison Cowley, was shortened ...

Finally, we bring you the story of a once junior male exec who asked his now very senior female boss how he might progress his career. The agency director sat back in her chair, lit a cigarette and said: 'Service whoever is directly above you, my dear.'

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