Top 3 journalists who covered the repeal campaign

24.05.19

It’s hard to believe it’s been a full year since one of the most controversial referendums in Irish history that split the country into two deeply separate sides of the argument. Repealing the 8th amendment was a huge turning point in our society which many journalists had the opportunity and privilege to cover. Below are […]

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World Press Freedom Day – a history

03.05.19

World Press Freedom Day takes place on May 3 and aims to promote freedom of press while commemorating those journalists who have lost their lives due to violent attacks through their involvement with the media. Created by the UN, its objective is to raise awareness of the fundamental human rights to free self-expression and access […]

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5 ways to p*ss off a journalist

22.03.19

For public relations professionals, journalists are often the link between them and a satisfied client. Companies, through their PR professionals, place their well-crafted press releases, comments, articles, top tips and so forth in the hands of journalists. However, the decision to publish or not publish these ultimately rests with journalists and their editors. As such, […]

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5 PR podcast series all your competitors are listening to

15.03.19

In the world of PR, the most successful are always the most informed. In the hectic world of business, podcasts are an efficient way to keep up to date and stay one step ahead of your competitors while drinking your morning coffee or commuting to work. Here at MediaHQ, we know which podcasts are worth […]

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3 content marketing lessons to help your PR strategy

13.03.19

When it comes to content marketing, companies have realised how important engaging content is when it comes to resonating with your audience and building brand awareness. Producing and sharing captivating content is also a major part of PR. But how does it actually compare to content marketing? The definition of content marketing according to the […]

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Why new companies need great PR

05.03.19

Sometimes the hardest thing for startups, no matter how great your product or service is getting yourself out there especially on a budget.   To convince investors to invest, and customers to believe in your startup, you’ll need to be able to share your story well. Here are some tips to do great PR on a […]

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What you can learn from headlines that are flat as a pancake

05.03.19

Happy Pancake Tuesday!   From Nutella to sugar and lemon, the team here at MediaHQ have been debating their preferred pancake toppings for weeks. In theme with today’s date, we want to show you examples of headlines that are flat as a pancake and how they can be flipped to ensure you gain that all important media coverage. Below […]

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March story hooks from our News Diary

01.03.19

Suffering from writer’s block? Our News Diary has got you covered. Here at MediaHQ, we know just how difficult it can be to consistently come up with creative and topical story hooks for your press releases, especially when PR coverage is more competitive than ever. With that in mind, we have a useful and inspiring […]

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3 tactics for a killer digital PR plan

28.02.19

We’ve just discussed the importance of traditional media relations, but that doesn’t mean digital PR should be ignored. The best PR pros are the people who seamlessly integrate both traditional methods and digital PR to gain the most exposure for a client. When carried out correctly, digital PR is a great way of boosting brand […]

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