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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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This Is Why You Need to Write Creative Content

PRSay

Join PRSA and Ann Wylie at Master the Art of Storytelling , our persuasive-writing workshop, starting May 17. The biggest risk in communications is not that we might offend someone with creativity or write something that’s eye-rollingly goofy. Why creative content writing? Choose creative content writing.

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How to Write a Media Pitch (That Will Get Coverage)

Buzzstream

Writing media pitches for data-led stories or studies is very different from writing a media pitch to promote the launch of a new product, service, or event. In this guide, I’ll be sharing my approach to writing media pitches, plus you’ll find a bunch of helpful tips and examples to assist you in writing your own.

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10 Knock-Their-Socks-Off Press Release Headline Writing Tips

Cision

Write as if it Were a Front Page Article. Envision your press release on the front page of a newspaper to determine if it’s newsworthy or not. She says writing your headlines as they’d look in a newspaper article can “show the reporter the article through his/her readers’ eyes.” Write the Headline Last.

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Why good writing is the best foundation of a successful social media career

Communications Conversations

The better you write, the higher you will go. He also made another statement I wholeheartedly agree with: “People who think well, write well.” ” That starts with writing. .” ” That starts with writing. And again Ogilvy nailed it: “Good writing is not a natural gift. Every week.

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Yet another challenge for the modern day newspaper

Communications Conversations

I grew up reading newspapers. I say hopefully because, as we all know, the newspaper industry is in trouble. The challenges of running and maintaining a modern-day newspaper have been discussed at length the last few years. Which raises another question: Who is George Will writing to? I want newspapers to stay around.

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Improve Your Public Relations Writing With These Tips

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Writing is one of the most important parts of a successful public relations campaign. To quote Malcolm Gladwell, “Good writing does not succeed or fail on the strength of its ability to persuade. And no matter how well you write, there’s always room for improvement. Keep writing. And writing is no exception.

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