Weber Shandwick is a billion-dollar public relations and marketing firm and a subsidiary of IPG, a massive corporate conglomerate. Pfizer has used Weber Shandwick as a longstanding PR vendor for a variety of pharmaceutical and vaccine products. In 2020, Weber Shandwick began PR and marketing activities for Moderna. This was around the time the marketing firm was awarded a federal contract from the CDC. Recently Weber Shandwick was caught secretly operating an embedded marketing unit within the CDC National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases and this was called out by a letter from Senator Rand Paul on October 24, 2022.
Blackbird.AI’s first progress report was on Twitter COVID-19 content.[iii] Investigative reporters and federal and state probes will uncover the vast depth of syndicated fraud pervasive in the big tech, corporate, medical, and even physician credentialing world. Recently Weber Shandwick held a program selection activity to produce a title “When Doctors Prescribe Misinformation” for SXSW23 in Austin.[iv] Guess who was is the playbill with Alia Mohsen Senior Vice President for Digital Health of Weber Shandwick? Wasim Khaled CEO and Co-Founder of Blackbird.AI and Dr. Richard Baron, CEO of the American Board of Internal Medicine.
So the conflict of interest for ABIM and their “Joint Statement on Dissemination of Misinformation” is with Pfizer and Moderna, via the contracted PR firm Weber Shandwick and its partner Blackbird.AI.[v] As ABIM proceeds to destroy the careers of highly credentialed and cited doctors researching and caring for patients with COVID-19, corporate collusion will be a central source of investigation back onto the ABIM and their role in the bio-pharmaceutical complex.How Pfizer and Moderna used Weber Shandwick to Push Vaccines on the CDC, Corporate America, Social Media, and Medical Boards