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How To Score A Great Local News Story: 5 PR Tips

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

It’s also important to determine whether a story has its best chance of being published as a local media item, or if it warrants a full national media outreach. For example, survey results or breaking news at a national company will be pitched to national media, whereas region-specific news will be offered to local reporters.

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How to Craft an Effective Local SEO Content Strategy

Contently - Strategy

Naturally, we turned to our go-to expert on all things local and delicious: Google. As a frequent traveler, I type in Google searches like this all the time, whether I’m looking for a satisfying slice or a sweaty HIIT class (I’ve got two speeds) — and this is precisely why local SEO content strategy is so critical for businesses.

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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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Nonprofit Local News Gains Steam


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. At the same time, however, the advertising revenue that local news organizations have long counted on has continued to drop.

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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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Social Media Overtakes Print Newspapers as News Source


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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Ricky Gervais is right (and wrong) about the local paper


In Ricky Gervais’s latest TV series, After Life , he’s a writer at a free community newspaper. After several grumpy episodes interviewing local people about their so-called “stories”, Ricky’s character has an epiphany. He says ‘ everybody deserves to be in their local paper’ at least once in their lives.

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