- Are you paying too much to send out your news releases?
Sources News Release
If you have been using a corporate newswire service to send out your news releases you are likely paying $500 or more to send out a single release -- and that release may not even be reaching the people you want to reach.
- Dean's Digital World: The reporter's friend
- Don't be a Time Bandit
Don't waste journalists' time.
- HotLink Resouce Shelf: In the News
Review of a book on media relations in Canada.
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- The State of the News Media
Journalists are older, smarter, generally more educated, and usually more cynical than their predecessors. Cynicism often breeds distrust making the current generation of news reporters more suspicious and more formidable than ever.
- There's no such thing as a slow news day
The news media are always looking for news.
- Watching the News
Watching the news to learn what the media are interested in.
- What Does a Reporter Want?
What does a reporter what when they interview you?
- What Makes a Good Story?
What makes a story interesting is often a combination of the interests of the audience, the interests and abilities of the reporter, and a long history of journalistic tradition.