Media In Focus: PinkNews

10.10.19

What is it in a sentence? PinkNews is a UK-based online newspaper marketed to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. How will this benefit me as a PR pro? PinkNews is not just about LGBT+ people. The content is aimed at LGBT+ people, but the users are not necessarily. It closely follows political progress […]

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September’s Media Movements

30.09.19

September saw a number of changes across Irish media with the announcement of the launch of a new online publication as well as 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: The Currency has launched its online […]

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How to maintain good media relations

26.07.19

Here at MediaHQ we understand how important it is to hold your media relations to a good standard. Once the effort has been put into forming them it would be a shame to see them go to waste. In celebration of international friendship day which falls on July 30, we have compiled three simple tips […]

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5 Minutes with the Media – Sandra Mallon

24.07.19

At MediaHQ, we chat to a member of the media landscape to gain an insight into what it’s like to work in the fast-paced, creative industry. This month, we sat down with the Irish Daily Star’s Sandra Mallon.  What is your current role in the Irish Daily Star and what does it involve? I’m the […]

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How PR decided who took part in the Democratic debates

23.07.19

On June 26 and 27, the first TV Democratic debates signalled the start of the 2020 US Presidential race. Over the course of two nights, 20 candidates attempted to make their case and ignite a boost in their polling numbers. However, with 271 Democratic candidates filing to run, having gotten on the stage at all […]

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Top 3 journalists writing about social justice issues

17.07.19

Telling untold stories of people who are vulnerable or oppressed shines the light on injustice and inequality. However, with so many different aspects of social justice, from homelessness to human rights, it’s hard to keep up with all the news within the space. So, we created a list of stellar journalists you can bookmark to […]

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The importance of honesty in PR

08.07.19

As children we were all taught that honesty was the best policy. But as we got older some doubt crept in. A little white lie here or there never hurt anyone, is what we tell ourselves. Maybe your friend isn’t a good a singer as she thinks she is, but do we say anything? Probably […]

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How to make your press release dance to the media’s drum

01.07.19

Here at MediaHQ we see hundreds of press releases pass through our system each week. Some get picked up by the media in seconds and others unfortunately get forgotten about in inboxes. So what is it that makes journalists choose one press release over another? Keeping journalists happy and interested in your story is a […]

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Case Study: Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association

21.06.19

Here at MediaHQ, we see hundreds of press releases being sent from our system on a weekly basis. PR agencies, government organisations, charities and in-house PR teams from some of the biggest organisations in Ireland use our system to get their message to the media and make the news. Each year, the month of June […]

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