PR pet peeve

I imagine that PR people with a story pitch often start with a long list of journalists. I understand that the vast majority of humans, including most PR people, have never read a word I’ve written in my 20 years at BW, and they never will. Still, this bruises my sensitive ego:

PR: Are you interested in pursuing this important story? Me: No, it doesn’t sound quite right for me. PR: What kind of stuff do you write about?

Look at this from a self-preservation angle. All sorts of machines are being taught to sort through out data and give us personalized service. People have to stay one step ahead.

Before it's here, it's on the Bloomberg Terminal.