If only I could send messages to my enemies via the press. I have to use Facebook because no reporters will respond when I call them :(.
Tony Stark can do whatever he wants, though, because he's a millionaire and a superhero and has a goatee. That's the trifecta of getting people to listen to you.
See Stark send a message to Mandarin in the very first Iron Man 3 clip. Take a look: