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Writing For Journalism And Writing For PR: How They Differ

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

I was a journalism major, so most of my writing experience in college had a reporting angle. Whether it was through classes, writing for the school newspaper , or my personal blogs, my writing involved reporting facts, interviewing subjects, and taking down their quotes. What are you writing about?

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Ron Cogan, Editor, Publisher & Writer at Green Car Journal

Bianchi Biz Blog

I am the editor, publisher, and writer at Green Car Journal and I also write for other publications and business clients as time allows. Honestly, there are plenty of stories I’m proud of, but what stands out now is my piece in the current issue of Green Car Journal , “Caution Signs Ahead for Electric Vehicles.”


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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. Don’t pitch me the gourmet kitchen with cathedral ceilings.

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Journalism statistics: 7 media relations takeaways from the 2023 State of the Media Report by Cision

Sword and the Script

A survey of 3,000+ finds 75% of journalists say the top action any PR person can take is to understand a reporter’s target audience and what they find relevant; journalism statistics show reporters worry about accuracy, credibility and keeping pace amid more work and fewer resources Most PR professionals say media relations is getting harder.

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AI Writes a Pitch


Can AI write a subject line – a good one at that – and follow with a solid pitch? . To determine the quality of writing produced by AI, BuzzStream and Fractl asked 500 public relations specialists, journalists, and other media professionals to rate a series of subject lines and pitches generated using OpenAI’s GPT-3 text generator.

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What Editors and Writers Want From PR Pitches in 2018


Developing just the right pitch has never been easy, however. S/he is reading 100 PR pitches a day. That is the overwhelming rule of PR pitches. Even the top 20 percent of PR pitches are a cavalcade of awkward transitions.”. Would you like to write about how blockchain is changing the jewelry business?

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How Has the Pandemic Changed Journalism? I Asked a New York Times Reporter


Journalists want to do a great job and they want to write great stories. The pandemic has] been all-consuming, particularly for me as someone who focuses on writing about consumer health,” he said. “I The remote nature of O’Connor’s job means that he and others are approaching journalism in different ways. What do you think?’