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July 16, 1995 | GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Michael S. Sitrick was more than willing to try to orchestrate this story. After all, it's what he does. Within hours of hearing that an article about his pricey public relations firm was in the works, Sitrick was on the telephone lining up satisfied clients to sing his praises.
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May 30, 2002 | CARLA HALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After months of headlines about abusive priests, the Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles has engaged Sitrick & Co., a prominent and expensive public relations firm specializing in high-profile clients with big troubles.
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BUSINESS
July 16, 1995 | GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Michael S. Sitrick was more than willing to try to orchestrate this story. After all, it's what he does. Within hours of hearing that an article about his pricey public relations firm was in the works, Sitrick was on the telephone lining up satisfied clients to sing his praises.
BUSINESS
July 16, 1995 | GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Michael S. Sitrick was more than willing to try to orchestrate this story. After all, it's what he does. Within hours of hearing that an article about his pricey public relations firm was in the works, Sitrick was on the telephone lining up satisfied clients to sing his praises.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 30, 2002 | CARLA HALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After months of headlines about abusive priests, the Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles has engaged Sitrick & Co., a prominent and expensive public relations firm specializing in high-profile clients with big troubles.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 19, 1995
The recent article regarding the Sitrick & Co.'s astronomical public relations fees of more than $249,620 for the Orange County bankruptcy debacle sheds an unfavorable dark shadow on fair-priced, hard-working public relations firms. I have spent the last 10 years as a public relations professional, representing financial institutions, hotels, law firms and shopping centers. Our policy is to offer value to our customers, not just billing for bucks. Please let's not judge the rest of the industry by these inflated standards.
BUSINESS
August 13, 1995
In your July 16 profile of Michael Sitrick ["The Baron of Bad Tidings"], a so-called competing public relations executive is quoted as saying: "The high profile announcement [of Bill Koch's desire to explore the possibility of purchasing [MGM/UA] was definitely not PR's finest hour. . . . In a case like that, Koch should have been advised to approach [MGM's owner] discreetly. The whole thing laid a giant egg." In fact, from a public relations perspective, the effort was a success. In order to critique an effort or a program, one must first know--let alone understand--the objectives.
BUSINESS
October 7, 2008 | From Bloomberg News
Freedom Communications Inc., owner of the Orange County Register, said that it might be in violation of loan agreements and that it was in discussions with its lenders. The Irvine-based publishing company may have breached loan terms for the period ended Sept. 30, according to a statement issued by the firm Monday. Freedom said it drew down the balance of its revolving credit "several weeks ago" because of uncertainty in the financial markets.
OPINION
June 6, 2002
Re "Mahony Ads Seek to Reassure Public," June 4: The cardinal's newly hired public relations firm, Sitrick & Co., seems to be taking the church a few steps backward as it tries to protect Cardinal Roger Mahony in the wake of a growing church scandal. It is disturbing to see Mahony, who only weeks ago was talking honestly about the church's problems, react now as if every criticism is part of a strategy to damage the church. In deploying this type of spin, the cardinal has demonstrated an unhealthy bunker mentality.
BUSINESS
October 30, 2009 | Martin Zimmerman
An Irvine-based consulting firm is buying two Southland consulting shops, including high-profile Century City public relations firm Sitrick and Co., which has represented a raft of bankrupt corporations and image-challenged executives. Resources Connection Inc., which was spun off as a public company from accounting giant Deloitte & Touche in 1999, said it plans to combine Sitrick and Riverside-based Brincko Associates Inc. into a subsidiary specializing in corporate advisory and restructuring services.
BUSINESS
July 16, 1995 | GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Michael S. Sitrick was more than willing to try to orchestrate this story. After all, it's what he does. Within hours of hearing that an article about his pricey public relations firm was in the works, Sitrick was on the telephone lining up satisfied clients to sing his praises.
BUSINESS
January 11, 1994
Sony Music Entertainment President Thomas D. Mottola announced a batch of appointments Monday aimed at rewarding his team of senior executives with bigger titles and responsibilities as well as accelerating the development of Sony's worldwide music companies. Key among the changes will be elevating three Sony presidents to chairmen of their respective units.
NEWS
May 26, 2001 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Shaken but unbroken, Los Angeles lawyer Charles G. Bakaly III--the only man prosecuted in the criminal courts for his role in the Monica S. Lewinsky affair--returned to Washington last week intent on resuming his career. The chief spokesman for independent counsel Kenneth W. Starr, Bakaly was accused of lying to a judge about leaking information in the investigation that led to former President Clinton's impeachment.
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