Media Relations


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Local TV News Grabs Viewers

Local television news is more effective in engaging viewers’ attention with advertising than other TV program genres and competitive media, says a Hearst Television study. | MORE »

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Seven Critical Questions to Ask Yourself in a Crisis

Have all your crisis ducks in a row? Here’s a checklist of questions from John R. Brooks of the Communication Services of the Evangelical Lutheran Church that may save you some trouble. | MORE »

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Letter-Writing Success Not Just About Pen and Paper

At the heart of the New York Public Library Don’t Close the Book on Libraries campaign was a letter-writing effort to urge City Hall and lawmakers to restore funding for the Library. George Milhaltses, NYPL … | MORE »

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Plan Your Leadership Strategy for Your Next Crisis Today

While dealing with a communications crisis may unpleasant, advance planning, skillful execution and honest evaluation could provide the ultimate PR learning experience. | MORE »

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Six Tips for Pitching Trade Editors

Guess what happens when you pitch a b2b editor without first doing homework on who that editor’s audience might be? Silly question? You’d be surprised how often it happens. | MORE »

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Rules of the Road for Modern PR Practitioners Covered at PR News’ How-To Conference

While social media and influencer engagement tactics were woven throughout the day at PR News’ How-To Conference, timeless and essential topics like media relations got their due as well. | MORE »

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How to Prepare Execs for Presentations, Speeches

Preparing for an executive’s speech can be just as nerve-racking for the communicator as it can be for the speaker. | MORE »

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Case Study: Organizations Unite to Deliver Mobile Health Service Targeted at Moms and Moms-to-Be

Organizations, technology and PR combine to launch text4baby, a mobile health communications initiative. | MORE »

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Pressing a Reporter on an Error: When to Make a Move

Do you or don’t you? The ability to decide whether to call out a journalist for a misquote or factual reporting error could be critical in diffusing a crisis. | MORE »

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Leveraging WOM to Make Up for Shallow Pockets

Getting external stakeholders involved in media outreach for a viral campaign requires a strong program and media tools your audience can use. | MORE »

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