The Message Makers: Inside PR And Advertising From an examination of BP's public relations missteps in the Gulf oil disaster to a profile of Hollywood's go-to publicist for celebrities coming out of the closet, an NPR series looks behind the scenes in the world of PR.
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The Message Makers: Inside PR And Advertising

Howard Bragman has worked as a publicist for more than 30 years. He is the author of Where's My Fifteen Minutes? Robert Mora/Getty Images hide caption

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PR's 'Gay Guru' Helps Celebrities Come Out

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In May 2010, then-BP CEO Tony Hayward gave a news conference at Fourchon Beach in Port Fourchon, La. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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