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Nonprofit Local News Gains Steam

PRSay

24, Chuck Todd of NBC’s “Meet the Press” shared his insights on the state of journalism and its future. It was refreshing to hear Todd’s optimistic vision for a future in which a more independent news media will regain the public’s trust and return to covering local communities with a sense of shared values.

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Pitching the Local Media – Tips from the Pros

PR for Anyone

The easiest way to do this is pitching the local media. I interviewed journalists from The Washington Post, The Washington Business Journal , and Inside Nova (a Northern Virginia local publication) about what types of local real estate pitches they like to receive. I’m also interested in the local real estate market.

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4 trends in journalism and what they mean for the PR industry

Communications Conversations

But, that doesn’t mean journalism is thriving again. With the majority of newspapers now having paywalls (and more trade pubs every day), the reach of that story you just got placed is extremely limited. As a fan of journalism, I’m all for paywalls. Trend #4: Local news has a capital shortage. Will it last?

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How the Canadian Newspaper Industry Can Adapt to Changes

Business Wire

In March 2017, Postmedia Network, Canada’s largest newspaper company, announced 54 layoffs at the Vancouver Sun and Vancouver Province newsrooms. Perhaps none have been affected more than print newspapers. Hinds is optimistic that the newspaper industry can take advantage. “We It’s a business challenge, not a reader challenge.”

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Let the Sun Shine: Restricting the Press Restricts Markets

Onclusive

When a newspaper closes, the local government’s borrowing costs rise because diminished scrutiny makes investors less comfortable,” according to a 2019 Journal of Financial Economics report.

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Social Media Overtakes Print Newspapers as News Source

PRSay

For the first time, social media has surpassed print newspapers as a news source for Americans, Pew Research Center finds. adults said they often get news from social media, compared to 16 percent from print newspapers. News websites are the next most common source, followed by radio, social media and print newspapers.

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The PR powerhouse on every tech founders (& investors!) wish list

The Resolution Blog

Having started journalism at just 10 years old; helping at a local newspaper network that her family managed, Donna progressed & became a global journalist for Reuters and the BBC. In this episode I interview Donna Loughlin, she is the founder & owner of PR firm LMGPR and host of podcast ‘Before It Happened.