Why Is Mark Penn Scared to Write a New Flacktastic Column for the 'Newspaper?' 832 Hamilton Nolan 09/08/09 03:04PM Filed to: Flackery Flackery Mark Penn Wall Street Journal microtrends Public Relations journalismism Microtrend-spotting genius Mark Penn hasn't had a new WSJ column since it was pointed out that he's using the column to recruit PR clients. (Which the WSJ doesn't care about!). Potential clients are waiting, Mark! What are you—chicken??