by John Stauber and Sheldon Rampton
Three years ago the first issue of PR Watch issued this call: "Wanted: PR whistleblowers. . . . We accept unsolicited videotapes, memos, minutes of meetings, strategy plans, and other documents." In response we've received faxes, email, packages and phone calls.
"What can you tell me about Contributions Watch?" asked Washington Post reporter Ruth Marcus one recent Friday. "You'd be surprised," we replied.