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Re: Nick Pope And PR Campaigns

From: Paul Kimball <paulkimball.nul>
Date: Sat, 11 Aug 2012 17:44:05 -0300
Archived: Sun, 12 Aug 2012 05:28:44 -0400
Subject: Re: Nick Pope And PR Campaigns

>From: Nick Pope <nick.nul>
>To: post.nul
>Date: Sat, 11 Aug 2012 19:47:09 +0200 (CEST)
>Subject: Nick Pope And PR Campaigns [was: Nick Pope Credibility]

>As a writer and broadcaster specialising in subjects that
>include the unexplained, conspiracy theories and sci-fi, I often
>take part in PR campaigns to promote alien-themed movies,
>computer games, etc. There's no secret about this and indeed
>it's openly advertised on my website:


>As part of the marketing campaign for the launch of the alien
>invasion-themed Sony PlayStation game Resistance: Burning Skies
>I was commissioned to draw up a war plan detailing how the UK
>government might respond to a real-life alien invasion. The
>document (and a clear explanation of the circumstances that led
>to its creation) can be read at the following link, third story


>Various media outlets ran stories based on this, but to the best
>of my knowledge all of them contained a phrase such as to mark
>the forthcoming release of the Sony PlayStation game Resistance:
>Burning Skies, Sony has teamed up with former Ministry of
>Defence UFO investigator Nick Pope to produce.

>It seems that despite the blatant product plug, a few people
>didn't spot that this was a marketing campaign.

Hi Nick,

This little tempest in a teapot says a lot more about the people
who took it seriously, and their complete lack of perspective
(and, I might add, their lack of any sense of humour), than it
does about you.

Keep up the good work, my friend.



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