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How Crime Journalism led to a Leading UK Charity PR Newsroom

The Resolution Blog

Stella is joined by Martin McGlown who was once a crime journalist at the London Evening Standard newspaper and went to head-up media relations at the world’s leading cancer charity; Cancer Research UK. They discuss the moment Martin made his career-defining decision and why he and the charity have never looked back.

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5 Benefits of Media Relations

Landis PR

By the Landis Team Photo courtesy of Pixabay Practical implementation of a media relations program is an art, not a science. After all, earned media isn’t transactional. Here are the top 5 benefits of a great media relations program: Credibility Third party endorsement is much more valuable than an organization’s own boasts.


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Trends and Best Practices for Media Relations


In the PR strategies toolbox, the practice of media relations gives PR practitioners an opportunity to distinguish themselves while also giving their organizations an edge over the competition. As earned media, stories placed through media relations efforts are cost-effective. Op-Eds remain the gold standard.

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How the Canadian Newspaper Industry Can Adapt to Changes

Business Wire

By Jean-Adrien Delicano, Media Relations Specialist, Business Wire Another month, another round of layoffs and “restructuring” in the Canadian media world. In March 2017, Postmedia Network, Canada’s largest newspaper company, announced 54 layoffs at the Vancouver Sun and Vancouver Province newsrooms.

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Is Media Relations Dead?

Bianchi Biz Blog

Is media relations dead? In fact, a recent article in the BusinessWire Blog called Media Outlet Availability on PR Efforts , by Christopher S. Penn, Chief Data Scientist with, cites some revealing statistics about the shrinking number of media outlets and the challenge for PR and media relations.

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Journalists Love Twitter, and if Your Job is Media Relations, You Should too

Sword and the Script

Most PR professionals seem to agree that media relations just gets harder every year. In 2018, 51% of respondents said media relations is getting harder, according to the annual JOTW Communications Survey, that I’ve partnered with Ned Lundquist and Ned’s Job of the Week newsletter to field.

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What PR Pros Should Know about the Next Generation of Journalists


As the journalism profession faces threats from artificial intelligence, misinformation and the collapse of business models that support journalism, the next generation of journalists nonetheless feels optimistic and wants to bring truth, justice and integrity to their work, a new survey suggests.