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Be Relevant: 21 Media Relations Insights From 3 Surveys Polling 3,000+ Journalists [UML]

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Of all the media relations insights the best one is this: be relevant. The vast majority of media relations hinges on relevancy. The UML is an occasion roundup of three related ideas that have been vetted, wrapped in insight, and presented here for your perusal. >>> Try our services. 542 from the U.K.

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What You Need to Know About Media Relations Today

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With PRSA’s Media Relations Certificate Program , senior-level PR and communication professionals will learn to develop media relations campaigns that evoke emotion, inspire change and position organizations as market leaders. When developing media campaigns, what common mistakes do organizations make?

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

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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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The Media Relations Struggle is Real; Experts Describe What it May Mean for PR

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Where some see diminishing value in media relations others see opportunity; the best way to improve results is to use a combination of pitching, content and social media. The media relations struggle is real. That’s according to the 2021 JOTW Communications Survey , which polled 300 communications professionals.

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The Volume and Variety of Communications Work is Shifting, Finds 5th Annual Survey of Comms Pros

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The volume of comms work has grown and changed, according to the 482 respondents to the fifth annual JOTW Strategic Communications Survey, which is being released today. We were joined in fielding and analyzing the survey this year by five contributors including: Gini Dietrich , Founder & CEO, Spin Sucks. When asked, “Why?”

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

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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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5 point memo to PR about Twitter from a survey of 2,000 journalists (to get the best results from PR, you must put effort into Twitter)

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A survey by Muck Rack found 78% of journalists say Twitter is the most valuable network; 7 in 10 journalists still use Twitter to find sources Too many organizations treat PR and social media as separate things. The latest 2023 State of Journalism survey by Muck Rack continues to reinforce this conclusion.

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