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Flack Me

Category: Flack Me Summary: With the prevalence of social media, brand journalism and digital marketing campaigns, more and more PR pros are cutting the cord on the typical office gig

Business Wire on Artificial Intelligence and Journalism

Business Wire

As both organisations have introduced AI journalism in the last few years, we wanted to invite them along to discuss how the news industry is changing in the face of this new technology. events media relationsBusiness Wire news has been a part of the Associated Press and Press Association’s newswire for decades.

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Media Moves at The Wall Street Journal & Sourcing Journal, Fidelity Investments Hires Editorial Director

Cision

Jinjoo Lee joins WSJ, Glenn Taylor new at Sourcing Journal, and more. Media Blog

15 Excellent Journalism & Media Newsletters for Being In-The-Know

Cision

There are tons of fantastic media and journalism newsletters out there. Media BlogThese are a few standouts.

Media takes a beating: New research raises red flags for journalism in the COVID era

Agility PR Solutions

The COVID crisis has left piles of destruction in the world of business, and the media industry has been pummeled as badly as any. The post Media takes a beating: New research raises red flags for journalism in the COVID era appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

Media Moves at New York Magazine & The Wall Street Journal, The Cut in Search of a New Editor in Chief

Cision

Stella Bugbee steps down from The Cut, Elena Cherney promoted at The Journal, and more. Media Blog

How Should You Change Your Media Relations Approach in the New Journalism Landscape?

PRSay

In 2020, there are fewer media outlets than ever and seemingly higher standards for stories, so it isn’t a secret that getting media coverage was already becoming more difficult before the pandemic. PR Training journalism Media Relations Media Training reporters

Media Moves at Putman Media & 'Fox & Friends Weekend,' The Wall Street Journal Restructures China Operations

Cision

Five promoted at The Journal, Will Cain joins Fox & Friends Weekend, and more. Media Blog

Media Moves at The Wall Street Journal & Gizmodo, TechCrunch Names Managing Editor

Cision

John Gibbs returns to Gizmodo, Chastity Pratt joins The Journal, and more. Media Blog

Media Moves at The Wall Street Journal & Gizmodo, Crunchbase News Names Managing Editor

Cision

John Gibbs returns to Gizmodo, Chastity Pratt joins The Journal, and more. Media Blog

NYC Journalism Mourns One of its Own

Ronn Torossian

Journalism as a trade is undergoing a strange shift , both in ideals and applications. As this is happening, there’s an Old Guard who carried the torch for traditional journalism their entire lives who are dying off, leaving a legacy and an example for others to follow. The post NYC Journalism Mourns One of its Own appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog. Ronn Torossian Media News

How Social Media Is Paving a New Path for Journalism

Cision

More than half of journalists surveyed in Cision’s recent Social Journalism Study believe that they would not be able to carry out their work without turning to their social media accounts for help. As this number increases, the number of journalists refraining from joining Twitter, Facebook or the like for work purposes continues to decrease (12 percent to 6 percent), emphasizing the fact that social media has and will continue to transform the state of the media.

Media Moves at The New York Times & Washington Business Journal, Los Angeles Times Promotes One

Cision

Media BlogBrittany Hite promoted at the LA Times, Eleanor Dunn, Lara Takenaga, Priya Arora have new positions at the NY Times, and more.

How brand journalism fills the void as media outlets dwindle

PR Daily

The erosion of staffing at newspapers and other media outlets presents a problem for PR pros. As newspapers have disappeared or shrunk, PR staff and agencies have fewer opportunities for media placements. Brand journalism—sometimes called corporate journalism or corporate media—can increase website traffic, educate stakeholders, publicize the organization’s good deeds and attract customers. Brand Journalism

Media Moves at The Real Deal & Nashville Business Journal, Hearst Appoints New Editor in Chief of Elle Decor

Cision

Amy Plitt joins The Real Deal, Meg Wrather promoted at Nashville Business Journal, and more. Media Blog

2019 GLOBAL JOURNALISM REPORT: Data Shows Worldwide Decrease in Professional Journalists, Shift Towards Independent Authors

Onclusive

The world of journalism has never been as dynamic as it is today. Thanks to the digital media revolution and the emergence of self-publishing platforms it has become easier than ever for individuals to create and distribute editorial content of all forms. To fully understand the transformation which the world of journalism is undergoing, Onclusive analyzed 2.1 Top 100 Author Platforms List Released. Top 50 Editorial Topics List Released.

Media Moves at T Magazine & The Wall Street Journal, BizBash Promotes Two to Top Editorial Positions

Cision

Kate Lanphear returns to T: The New York Times Style Magazine, Rachel Feintzeig has a new role at The Journal, and more. Media Blog

How to use brand journalism to engage your community

PR Daily

The Wreaths Across America collaboration is a great example of how organizations can use brand journalism to build awareness and affinity. Effective brand journalism connects on a more personal level and conveys a brand’s personality. Over the past year, our team has harnessed the power of social media to share more than 1,100 stories, reaching 81 million people. You don’t need a large journalism team, or even social media specialists, to make an impact.

Brand journalism metrics surge during pandemic

PR Daily

No one’s doing this better than the vibrant brand journalism platforms owned and operated by companies across the spectrum. Here’s a look at what exemplary brand journalism looks like in three very different industries: a hospital, a university and an airport. They’ll be talking with four brand journalism editors about their experience covering the pandemic, what they’ve learned and what’s next.]. The stories have generated significant media attention.

Journalism and News Trends for PR Pros

Cision

The revenue model for journalism is at best in flux, and at worst, in chaos. Subscriptions and advertising are down for most media, and there is no single model that can replace them across the sector. Serious journalism from unexpected sources. Vice magazine, originally a local magazine in Montreal and best-known for local coverage and shock journalism, grew into Vice Media. More data journalism. Check out the 2015 Global Social Journalism Study!

Media Moves at The Wall Street Journal & S&P Global Market Intelligence, Tennessean Welcomes Business Reporter

Cision

Martin new at The Journal, and more. Media BlogMorgan Frey joins S&P, Andres R.

Media Moves at The Wall Street Journal & Wirecutter, Avenue Magazine Names Editor in Chief

Cision

Justin Redman joins Wirecutter, Jenny Strasburg promoted at The Journal in London, and more. Media Blog

Media Moves at the Wall Street Journal & Reviewed, News & Observer Hires a State Politics Reporter

Cision

Collin Eaton joins the Wall Street Journal, Reviewed welcomes Ryan Waniata, and more. Media Blog

Media Moves at The Wall Street Journal & Money, NYT?s ?The Argument? Pod Has a New Co-Host

Cision

Katie Deighton joins The Journal, Mallika Mitra news at Money, and more. Media Blog

Media Moves at NBC News & Law360, The Wall Street Journal Hires Economics News Editor

Cision

Chris Wellisz joins The Journal, Sam Brock hired by NBC News, and more. Media Blog

Media Moves at Portland Press Herald & Los Angeles Business Journal, Industry Dive Hires Several Journalists

Cision

Craig Anderson promoted at Portland Press Herald, Josh Schimmels rejoins the Los Angeles Business Journal, and more. Media Blog

Changes in journalism impacting PR

Prakkypedia

In a recent PR Daily post , Mike Schneider wrote of the ‘4 ways journalism changes are affecting PR’. The Australian Senate Select Committee on the Future of Public Interest Journalism released its findings in February 2018. Against that backdrop of astounding job losses in journalism, Schneider’s says other changes to journalism are: The digital revolution has changed the way journalists find news. There’s a common thread to that list, of course: social media.

Media Moves at NPR & Detroit Free Press, Nashville Business Journal Names New Editor in Chief

Cision

Media BlogChanel Stitt joins Detroit Free Press, Rafel Num joins NPR, and more.

Media Moves at Bloomberg News & Oregonian, Seattle’s Daily Journal of Commerce Names Managing Editor

Cision

Media BlogMaria Eloisa Capurro joins Bloomberg News, Jamie Goldberg hired full-time by Oregonian, and more.

Passive Voice in Journalism: How to Wield It Responsibly

Cision

Media BlogBe mindful of the active and passive language that you use in your writing – and what meaning that may be conveying to your readers.

Media Moves at the Los Angeles Times & Albuquerque Journal, Hospitality Design Welcomes Digital Editor

Cision

Arit John joins the LA Times, Stephen Hamway & Pilar Martinez have new beats at Albuquerque Journal, and more. Media Blog

Media Moves at HBO & Business Insider, The Wall Street Journal Promotes One

Cision

Media BlogDanni Santana joins Business Insider, Chris Harnick moves to HBO, and more.

UK Media Moves including The Bureau of Investigative Journalism, Newsweek, The Telegraph and more!

Cision

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism establishes a new Global Health Team; Alex Hudson joins Newsweek International as Editor; The Telegraph appoints Catherine Neilan as Politics Live Blog Editor. Media Blog

Media Moves at The Wall Street Journal & GQ, Crain's Detroit Business Announces a Reporter Beat Change.

Cision

Orla McCaffrey joins The Journal, Chris Cohen is tapped by GQ, Annalise Frank of Crain’s Detroit Business shifts beats and much more. Media Blog

Media Moves at The New York Times & The Wall Street Journal, CNN Announces Several Staff Moves

Cision

Media BlogJan Ransom joins The Times’s Metro desk, Bob Costas now also contributes to CNN, and more.

Media Moves at Washington Post & The Wall Street Journal, Travel + Leisure Brings on Senior Digital Editor

Cision

Steve Kolowich joins The Post’s Style Team, Kevin Poulsen new at The Journal’s Investigations Team, and more. Media Blog

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Media Moves at Fast Company & Real Simple, The Wall Street Journal Hires Aviation Reporter in London

Cision

Benjamin Landy heads to Fast Company, Ben Katz joins The Journal in London, and more. Media Blog

CUNY Meetup Showcases Journalism Startups

Flack's Revenge

If you work in PR, it is good to keep an eye on the world of media innovation. Some journalism startups aim to breathe fresh life into storytelling, and we might learn a thing or two that has applications for PR and content marketing. That is why I enjoyed the demo night at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism early this week. There was a good mix of concepts, spanning apps, local news, data-driven journalism and virtual reality. Empathetic Media.

Media Moves at The Wall Street Journal & Sourcing Journal, Fidelity Investments Hires Editorial Director

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Jinjoo Lee joins WSJ, Glenn Taylor new at Sourcing Journal, and more

Journalism ethics versus public relations ethics

Axia PR

Both the journalism and public relations industries have always struggled with negative reputations. People have been calling PR practitioners “spin doctors” for decades, and, as the era of fake news fell upon us, it changed the face of journalism. Ethics Earned mediaHow do we ensure that communication pros abide by their codes of ethics?