From: Gregory Boone <evolbaby.nul> Date: Sat, 11 Aug 2012 17:17:09 -0400 (EDT) Archived: Sun, 12 Aug 2012 05:31:07 -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] <snip> >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: >http://www.nickpope.net/pr-campaigns.htm >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 >down: >http://www.nickpope.net/latest-news.htm >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. Good for you Nick! Glad to see you expanding and being aware of the benefits that notoriety can bring. It ain't no sin to generate capital and in these times where money is tough to get the opportunities that abound because of your work should bring compensation. I've seen too many Ufologists waste away from lack of funding. Sacrificing much and ending up in dire straits. Ufology is not yet a registered science so the rules regarding conduct can be debateable. Bottom line is what you do for your benefit is your business. Selling books, doing the lecture circuit, all fine because research costs money. Best, Greg ufomafia.com/blog Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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