FEMA’s public affairs department run by PR hacks This ill-starred agency’s fake press conference set back the cause of government media relations for years by trying to pass off propaganda as news. By Bill SweetlandOct. 30, 2007 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.