LA Times and Future of American Newspapers
JUNE 3, 2015
6 am blog LA Times Larry Ingrassia Los Angeles Times newspapers Richard Edelman
John Oliver and the future of newspapers
AUGUST 18, 2016
Earlier this month, John Oliver highlighted the plight of newspapers in a 19-minute soliloquy that focused on how important newspapers are—and he also made some fun of the industry’s attempts to address declining subscription rates.
Will Television Follow Newspapers’ Fate?
DECEMBER 14, 2015
One of the bigger questions that emerged from last week’s Business Insider Ignition conference revolved around whether traditional television will endure the same pain as the newspaper industry has. TV will soon feel newspapers’ pain.”
Newspaper SOS: Why print publications are in desperate need of PR
AUGUST 13, 2015
In my last newsroom, working for Ohio’s largest newspaper, I didn’t have my own desk. Imagine my surprise when I reported for work in public relations, having leaped from the unfolding train wreck that is newspaper journalism after 30 rewarding years.
Newspaper reporters officially have the worst jobs
APRIL 17, 2015
The CareerCast.com annual list of the Worst Jobs has ranked newspaper journalist as the absolute worst job a person can have. According to the site, “Readership has steadily moved from print publications, whether they be newspapers or magazines, in favor of online outlets.
Should you feel ashamed for reading the hard copy newspaper?
OCTOBER 29, 2014
Every so often, I’ll see it in one of my social feeds: That comment or remark from a friend, colleague or industry person taking jabs at the hard copy newspaper and those that read it. I still love my hard copy newspaper. Now, I know the print newspaper has its downsides.
The Joy a Newspaper Brings
JULY 21, 2011
When my husband went out a short while ago to get the newspaper (yes, we still get one newspaper delivered), he also brought in a box that had apparently been waiting for me on our doorstep since last evening. The newspapers themselves took rather a circuitous route to get to me.
As newspaper criticism fades, YouTube video essay flourish
MARCH 23, 2016
This is similar to a critic’s review in a newspaper or magazine column. He’s raised $2,400 per video on Patreon , which—given that he produces about one video per week—means he’s pulling in more than most newspaper film critics, too.
Inside the Mind of a Daily Newspaper Business Editor: Q&A With Thom Kupper of the Star Tribune
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
If you’re a corporate communications or public relations executive in Minnesota, the status of our state’s largest newspaper – the Minneapolis-based Star Tribune , with more than 250 editors and reporters – is always of intense interest.
Is This the Future of Newspaper Video?
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
Journalism — particularly newspapers — has been trying to shift to video for years, often sputtering like a ’57 Chevy with a bad carburetor. The post Is This the Future of Newspaper Video? The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. And for good reason. The inverted pyramid still figures prominently in J schools across the country.
Conditions are favorable for the comeback of the daily newspaper
DECEMBER 5, 2016
For years, every time I make a comment about how my wife and I subscribe to and read the daily newspaper, I always get a smattering of comments like “They still have daily newspapers?” Newspapers (by and large) don’t contain inaccurate information.
The State of the News Media 2015
MAY 26, 2015
The legacy news industry – traditional newspapers and magazines – have made little progress securing digital ad revenue. Newspapers continue to struggle as an industry, which should come as no surprise to those working in journalism.
Can Newspapers Tip The Scales on Scalia?
FEBRUARY 17, 2016
This follows on the heels of Michael Wolff’s depressing assessment of not just legacy print media In a piece titled “Print’s dead — but so is digital” (for USA Today !): “In the past six years the print newspaper business in the U.S.
Who killed the newspaper critic?
Mark My Words
JANUARY 16, 2017
Newspapers have been shedding their arts reporting for decades, relegating reviews to dispensable supplements and buried middle-pages. With the internet we no longer have a choice of 5 or 6 critical voices but thousands, each catering with expert knowledge and passion for niches that a selective newspaper wouldn’t deign to cover. Once upon a time newspapers -and critics like Jack Tinker- had both.
PR 101: Five Tips for Pitching USA Today
AUGUST 12, 2016
Getting coverage in the most widely circulated newspaper in the country is no easy feat, but the powerful reach of USA Today makes it a highly desirable target for PR professionals. USA Today occupies a unique space in the exclusive club of top tier national newspapers. However, if a newswire, major national show or newspaper already has the story, a USA Today reporter is unlikely to be interested, so be up front when the pitch is being sent to multiple outlets or journalists.
Newspapers Getting Their Game On
NOVEMBER 7, 2015
The post Newspapers Getting Their Game On appeared first on Flatiron Communications LLC. A few years back at SXSW, the ubiquity of QR codes earned that promising AR-like technology the conference crown, in spite of its obvious flaws.
The Washington Post Sale
AUGUST 6, 2013
It is almost unimaginable that the Graham family will no longer be in charge of the venerable newspaper in our nation’s capital. Don Graham Graham Family journalism Katharine Weymouth Lally Weymouth newspaper The Washington Post
What the Hell Does the PR Guy Know About Journalism (Take 3)
APRIL 5, 2017
The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. I enjoy studying journalism. When it comes to business communications, journalists are the masters at storytelling.
The Future of Journalism from Warren Buffet’s Viewpoint
JUNE 7, 2012
Last month, in a move that surprised many of us close to journalism, Warren Buffet bought newspapers – 63 of them, in fact. So why 63 newspapers? In 2008, Washington Post columnist Erik Wemple profiled the Current Newspapers (a set of community papers in Washington, D.C.)
Mirror mirror on the wall, is this not the death of newspapers after all?
PR in High Definition
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
The death of print media has been speculated for years now, but Trinity Mirror is taking a punt and unveiling a new Monday-to-Friday newspaper, The New Day, from 29 February. The post Mirror mirror on the wall, is this not the death of newspapers after all? appeared first on Firefly Communications. Blog News PR Industry news PR Points of view Traditional PR
Man Bites Dog: Newspapers Outlive Themselves, Blissful Ignorance Becomes Artform
Bad Pitch Blog
DECEMBER 30, 2008
2001 blogs HTML Laermer.com New York Times Op-Ed Slow Death of Newspapers Trombones Willful Ignorance News came last week that the Old Grey Lady is starting an Instant Op-Ed feature online.
5 Tips to a Successful PR Pitch
NOVEMBER 11, 2015
Dreaming of a major website or newspaper writing about your brand? Instead, cozy up to reporters who write for your local newspaper. You won’t get there unless you learn how to pitch journalists with your story.
State of the Press Release in 2015
MARCH 9, 2015
Press Releases Then and Now Here’s a headline from October 1929 from a Brooklyn Daily Eagle NY newspaper: “Wall Street In Panic [.]. One reason press releases have changed in 2015 is that public relations and the public has changed.
Will Media Coverage Hinder Your Credibility in a Fake News World?
Stern + Associates
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
If a media outlet like The New York Times – generally regarded as the most well-read and influential newspaper with more than 100 years of award-winning journalism – can be called. The post Will Media Coverage Hinder Your Credibility in a Fake News World? appeared first on Stern Strategy Group. Marketing/PR Strategy Media Relations Thought Leadership credibility fake news media strategy reputation
Why Training Your Employees on Personal Branding is Good PR
MARCH 15, 2016
If you wanted to build your brand, it required an individual to get coverage in a newspaper, speak at a conference, or take part in a networking event. [By Jason Mollica] . Personal branding has been considered a topic of debate since the advent of social media.
3 Ways to Revamp Your Media Relations Tactics
Stern + Associates
APRIL 4, 2017
Did you know 2015 was the worst year for the newspaper sector since the Depression? Today’s children will likely never understand the meaning of “hot off the presses.” ” Social media. The post 3 Ways to Revamp Your Media Relations Tactics appeared first on Stern Strategy Group. Media Relations Public Relations/Communications Social Media data editing Journalism Video
Improve Your Public Relations Writing With These Tips
ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications
SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
Writing for public relations differs from other types like newspaper, magazine, essay or novel writing: The main purpose is to gain positive exposure, or get a message across to the public. by guest writer Ron Stein.
Pitching Kit: Cision’s 2016 Holiday Gift Guide PR Kit
AUGUST 19, 2016
Major lifestyle magazines and newspapers publish holiday gift guides to make it easy for shoppers to find the perfect gift. ” Using Cision’s media database , we researched the holiday gift guide schedules of some of the biggest lifestyle magazines and newspapers.
Time Machine Takes Us Back to When The New York Times Launched a Website
MARCH 15, 2016
Digital Journalism New York Times business communications digital publishing digital storytelling new york times launches website new york times online NY Times introduces website NYT launches website NYT online online media properties online newspapers Peter Lewis NYTThe Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. Earlier this year, The New York Times celebrated the 20-year anniversary of its website.
Landing Page Design: Rules of Thumb Your Boss Expects You to Know
MAY 19, 2015
Above the fold” comes from the newspaper business and refers to the top half of a broadsheet newspaper—basically the most important news of the day.
5 Tips to Pitching Success – When PR Stands for “Personal” Relations
MARCH 25, 2015
When I started out in PR, my focus was building relationships with the media who were mostly print journalists at newspapers and trade publications. After all, back in the day, working with a newspaper reporter was completely different than coordinating with a radio show producer.
How PR And Content Marketing Can Work Together
ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications
NOVEMBER 15, 2016
Backlinks from top-rated domains major newspapers or news sites boost SEO to high levels, and a good content marketing program can amplify glowing earned media like product reviews or feature stories.
Eight PR Sins Every PR Pro Should Avoid
JANUARY 19, 2015
As the Washington Post wrote in its story about the Kirby Delauter hubub, Uh, Council Member: In our country, newspapers are actually allowed to write about elected officials (and others) without their permission. But his PR sins got me thinking back to my own newspaper days.
PR execs have the sixth-most-stressful job in America
JANUARY 1, 2015
Also on the list are newspaper reporters, at No. Here’s CareerCast’s explanation: “Jobs such as public relations executive, newspaper reporter and event coordinator are among the most stressful because of tight deadlines and scrutiny in the public eye.”. Newspaper reporter (46.75).
Media Relations: Not dead yet
Holtz Communication + Technology
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
Nearly 90% of Americans used television to get their news, and more than 60% used print newspapers or magazines. I read a report in Bulldog Reporter that asserts the practice of media relations is dying.
The #PRStudChat Community Celebrates “Ethics Month” With a September 15th Discussion
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
The month is jam-packed with twitter chats, webinars, blog posts, newspaper articles, and in-person presentations. PRSA has designated September as “Ethics Month” with a wide variety of activities to educate and inform members and industry professionals.
Government, the Dinosaur, and Finding the Fish
MAY 31, 2012
Quick, go get your daily newspaper (you subscribe, right?). Here in Pennsylvania, the state code says “public notice must be given for all public meetings” and in most states there are guidelines that dictate such notice should be done via “a newspaper of general circulation.”.
What Does a Public Relations Career Look Like?
JUNE 3, 2015
I ended up working for a newspaper because it was the job I could get. The Competition Working for a newspaper wasn’t my first choice (though I ended up loving my time there).
Media Bullseye Roundtable 2016.11 with Paul Gillin
AUGUST 10, 2016
As always, we cover 3 topics in 30 minutes or less: The future of the newspaper industry, spurred by a 19-minute segment on John Oliver’s HBO show over the weekend. Since Paul started the website Newspaper Death Watch nearly a decade ago, he’s a great guest to cover this topic.).
3 PR Moves to Make in 2017
JANUARY 9, 2017
PR includes the creation and distribution of information, primarily in the form of stories, published or broadcast by mass media such as newspapers, magazines, television, blogs, podcast and radio. You don’t have to look far to see the added benefits of Public Relations.