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FEMA's Fake News Conference Named 2007's Biggest PR Disaster

Forbes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It has been yet another banner year for all manner of PR gaffes and errors. The 13th Annual Top 10 PR Blunders List, compiled by San Francisco's Finem...

Fake FEMA Reporters Promoted

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Oct. 23, the day of FEMA's now infamous phony news conference, the agency's former external affairs chief, Pat Philbin, announced plans to promote ...

2nd FEMA Press Official Resigns In Wake Of Fake Briefing

CNN | Jeanne Meserve | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Aaron Walker, press secretary for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, submitted his resignation to FEMA administrator David Paulison Wednesday, a...

See Newly Discovered Photo Of FEMA Staffers Posing As "Press Gallery" At Fake News Conference

CBS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CBS News has obtained this photo of the now infamous fake FEMA press conference held during the California wildfires. The photo, taken by a FEMA emplo...

Investigation Finds FEMA Press Secretary Behind Fake Wildfire Press Conference

Washington Post | Spencer Hsu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

An internal investigation into a fake news conference staged by the Federal Emergency Management Agency during last month's California wildfires found...

Jason Linkins

The Gift That Keeps On Giving: Perino Terms A Deliberate Attempt To Mislead The Press "An Error In Judgement"

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Friday, White House Press Secretary Dana Perino had to take up the issue of FEMA's decision to stage a Potemkin press conference on the agency's re...

White House Condemns FEMA's Fake News Conference

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House scolded the Federal Emergency Management Agency on Friday for staging a phony news conference about assistance to victims of wildfires...

FEMA Offers New Guidelines Governing Press Conferences That Look Suspiciously Like The Old Guidelines That Should Have Governed Press Conferences In The First Place

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

FEMA Administrator David Paulison, appropriately chastised by the "Anglo-Saxon" remarks of David Chertoff, wants you to know that he's sorry for the p...