Star date: 18th October 2016
THE SALFORD STAR NAMES AND SHAMES ORGANISATIONS THAT DON'T RESPOND TO PRESS QUERIES
Following the Information Commissioner's decision in favour of Salford Star and against Salford City Council, today we name and shame over a dozen organisations, including many public bodies, that do not respond to legitimate press enquiries.
Step forward Salford Council, Urban Vision, Pendleton Together, Salix Homes, City West, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and more. The Star also quotes from a report that has a council press officer admitting that they prefer media organisations to just `cut and paste' their press releases... "That kind of works for us".
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