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Flack

(flak),
Martin W., British physiologist, 1882-1931. See: Flack node, Keith and Flack node.
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A former King David School pupil, Flacks, says Cottbus Drewitz will now become a repair and maintenance centre for planes and over 200 jobs will be made over the next five to 10 years at the site.
Unlike materialists who are interested in understanding social movements as frameworks for altering material realities and producing culture, Rosenthal and Flacks are concerned with how music affects movements and the social context of its creation and reception.
As one flack says, "Everyone at the studio thinks they have the right to call you and complain.
But reporters and editors who now feel smug about having a Web site that validates their frustration with spin doctors had better be ready to take cover: The company is considering more games, including one dubbed "Whack-a-Hack," in which flacks return the favor against arrogant reporters who blow off PR phone calls and press releases.
Packed with fascinating information--including a report on the activities of two undercover PR spies, a list of leading PR firms and their annual net fees, and sections from speeches and internal memos--PR Watch is fun to read and a helpful tool for activists who must dodge PR flacks.