Journalist You Need To Know: Maeve McClenaghan


What’s her beat? Maeve is an award-winning investigative journalist who works for The Bureau of Investigative Journalism (The Bureau), a London-based not-for-profit organisation that undertakes investigative journalism that is in the public interest. Describe her in a sentence  Fearless journalist with a flair for deeply investigating topics of interest, such as serious crimes, political corruption, […]

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Must Listen Podcast Episode: Dr Edna Ayme-Yahil, Chief Marketing; Communications Officer for Panalpina On Women In PR with Ana Adi


What is the podcast? Women in PR is hosted by Dr Ana Adi, Professor of PR/Corporate Communications at Quadriga University of Applied Sciences in Berlin, and explores inspiring women who have embraced PR and made it shine. Why should you listen to this episode? This podcast is a must-listen for those who work in PR […]

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PR Tactic In Focus: The Photocall


What is it? When you gather press photographers and videographers together to take a picture or video footage for a story. Photocalls have evolved from a straight ‘picture opportunity’ to one where video clips are very important. Why should you use it? The old maxim is very true: “A picture is worth a 1,000 words.” If […]

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The Mid-Week PR Read Resource Notes – Issue 12


We know you’re always busy and here at MediaHQ we aim to give you some of your time back thus we’ve put together all the resources you need for further reading on this week’s PR essentials meaning you’ve all the important links under one place. 1. Must-Read Book: Logicomix – An Epic Search For Truth […]

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The Best Of November Quotes


We’re in December! This can only mean one thing…giving you snippets of quotes that we put together in ‘The Mid-Week PR Read’ from our PR must-reads for the month of November. November saw all sorts of pithy, deep, fun, odd and thoughtful quotations by public figures. Check them out below:   “We’ve made the decision […]

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November’s Irish Media Movements


November saw a number of changes across Irish media with some high profile movements within the industry. Below you can find a sample of some of the Irish media movements that have taken place throughout the month. Niall McGarry has left Irish his role at Maximum Media Niall McGarry has stepped down from his Irish […]

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Media In Focus: Wired UK


What is it in a sentence? Wired is an online bi-monthly magazine which covers science, technology, culture, the economy, politics and a wide variety of other topics. Why is it in the news? Wired UK publishes a wide variety of content from podcasts to YouTube videos, and runs events for business professionals. Wired fuses thoughtful […]

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The Mid-Week PR Read Resource Notes: Issue 11


At MediaHQ, we always go the extra mile to make things easier for you. We’ve put together all the resources you need for further reading on this week’s PR essentials. 1. Must-Read Book: The True Believer by Eric Hoffer  The True Believer possesses a terrible timelessness. Though written a few years after World War II […]

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PR Tactic In Focus: The Pitch Email


What is it? An expert email sent to an editor or media organisation which details a story idea for a publication, along with an attempt to sell this particular idea, along with yourself as the potential writer. Why should you use it? A large percentage of successful PR campaigns have come from sending well-crafted emails. Most […]

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