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Sleaze blunder : Bell Pottinger expelled from trade body for South African campaign

by Will Corry on September 4, 2017 in Blunders, Business, featured item, Latest News, Lead Article, News you can use, PR

The penalty follows a controversial media campaign in South Africa that “incited racial hatred”.

Embattled public relations firm Bell Pottinger has had its membership of the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) terminated.

In a press statement embargoed for 01:00 on Tuesday, September 5, the UK-based PRCA announced that Bell Pottinger would not be eligible to reapply for corporate membership of the PRCA for a minimum period of five years.


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