Archive: October 1998

NEW FEATURES

October 12th, 1998 by

New Los Angeles Times edition targets D.C., New York and Northern California. On Oct. 5, the Times launched a new daily National Edition including sections devoted to news, business, sports and features. Contacts for the… Continued

INDUSTRY TARGETS

October 12th, 1998 by

Business Known for its cutting edge reporting style, Red Herring magazine was indeed one of the toughest media outlets we’ve tried to reach thus far. The first rule of thumb for this business technology monthly… Continued

ONLINE OPPS

October 12th, 1998 by

Site looks for budding ideas about new trends or research in the garden industry. Opportunities at http://www.garden.com are sprouting up at the site’s "Ideas and Information" section. Editor Doug Jimerson says he wants ideas about… Continued

KEY CONTACTS

October 12th, 1998 by

Links Magazine Online http://www.linksmagazine.com Purcell Enterprises P.O. Box 7628 Hilton Head Island, SC 29938 Phone: 843/842-6200 Designed for the avid and affluent golfer, Links online, launched Aug. 17 takes pitches in all forms. You’ll find… Continued

PITCH TIPS

October 12th, 1998 by

If your pitches to the morning news shows are falling on deaf ears, don’t take it personally, said producers of popular sunrise shows during the Oct. 8 "Working with Morning Show TV Producers," luncheon in… Continued

CALENDAR

October 12th, 1998 by

The NAB Radio Show, Oct. 14-17, in Seattle. More than 160 journalists expected to attend. Call Stacy Siroky for details, 202/429-5350. The APME (Associated Press Managing Editors) Conference, Oct. 14-17, in Anaheim, CA. Network with… Continued

HOTLINE

October 12th, 1998 by

Ziff-Davis, Inc. will pull the plug on three publications: Internet Business, Equip and Windows Pro. Due to declining ad sales, the computer publishing company will cut 10 percent of its workforce, it announced Friday, Oct.… Continued

Op-Ed Alert

October 5th, 1998 by

Details on pitching an op-ed editor at key media outlets. Toronto Star Circulation: M-F: 359,655; S: 324,466 Contact: Bill Harper, Op-Ed Page Editor Address: 1 Yonge St., Toronto, ON M5E 1E6, Canada Phone/Fax: Phone: 416/367-2000… Continued

Cyber PR

October 5th, 1998 by

Is the Web the Fairest One of All? Unearthing a ringing endorsement for a company or product, even a high-profile executive, is no easy feat on the Internet. Just think Michael Eisner and you get… Continued

Firm Hooks Media with Youth-Related Issues

October 5th, 1998 by

The attention of many Americans was riveted on the multiple school shootings which occurred throughout the U.S. earlier this year. National news media focused on the events in Pearl, Miss., West Paducah, Ky., Jonesboro, Ark.,… Continued