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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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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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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Newsjacking–a refresher for PR pros

11.07.19

At MediaHQ, we know just how manic the Public Relations world can be. PR pros are constantly trying to find creative ways to promote products, increase sales and generate a positive public perception of their brand. One method used to do this is ‘newsjacking’.  Not sure what newsjacking is? A term established by David Meerman […]

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How PR pros can cooperate with journalists

05.07.19

The relationship between PR professionals and journalists is known for being adversarial. Journalists view PR pros as obstacles who either get in the way of stories or try to create stories from nothing. On the other hand, PR pros get frustrated when journalists ignore their work.  As we commemorate International Cooperative Day tomorrow, we explore […]

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Top Irish & UK Cricket Journalists

04.07.19

While it may not currently get the same publicity in Ireland as competitions for other sports such as football or rugby, the Cricket World Cup has become a massive global event in recent years. The 2019 competition, currently being hosted in England and Wales, has been watched by over 1 billion people from all around […]

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Top 3 Music Journalists to Follow This Summer

02.07.19

Summer is finally here and to celebrate, we’ve come up with a list of our top three music journalists to follow this season.
Whether you’re looking for the best gigs and festivals to attend or you’re looking for some new music to vibe with this summer, be sure to check out these music journalists below.

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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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