Case Study: Fota Wildlife Park

15.08.19

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. This week, we took a closer […]

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July’s most read blog posts

30.07.19

Here at MediaHQ, we’re always keeping track of what our readers are most interested in.  Check out our top five most read blog posts from the month of July. Top 10 Irish Newspapers  Despite circulation being down across the board for Irish newspapers, the medium remains a vital news source for many people across the […]

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Top literary devices to use in your PR

12.07.19

Today marks the first day of the West Cork Literary Festival. The festival began in 1997 and has since welcomed an array of talent, from emerging writers to international bestsellers. To mark the occasion, we at MediaHQ have taken inspiration from the literary festival and have been looking at some of the most effective literary […]

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The importance of arts and culture in PR

10.07.19

Considering that there are a number of arts, culture and literature events taking place all over the country this month, all of us here at MediaHQ have decided to dedicate this blog post to the importance of arts and culture in the world of PR, the impact it has on the media and influence it […]

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5 mistakes you’re making that will kiss your media coverage goodbye

05.07.19

When writing a press release, we are all aware of the main rules to which we must adhere to gain coverage, however it’s often difficult to spot a PR no-no especially when you’re new to the media scene. That is why here at MediaHQ, we have outlined five main mistakes people often make which we […]

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How to be an independent freelance PR pro

04.07.19

At MediaHQ, we know all about the PR industry. PR professionals need to be media savvy, creative, people people. They are responsible for raising a company’s positive media coverage, building relationships with key people and managing a company’s reputation by actively counteracting any negative publicity that could damage their name. They are in charge of […]

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3 columnists blazing the trail for future journalists

24.06.19

Ireland has always been a hub of creativity.  Some of the world’s greatest writers flourish on our little island, and many are yet to come.  In Ireland alone, there are over 5,000 journalists working professionally. The journalism industry is fast paced and ever changing, and has been subjected to many challenges throughout the last number of years. […]

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5 Minutes with the Media – Nelius Stackpoole

19.06.19

At MediaHQ, we love chatting to talented media professionals about what it’s like to work in the industry. This week, we caught up with SPIN South West’s Nelius Stackpoole as part of our 5 Minutes with the Media series. What is your current role at Spin South West and what does it involve? I present […]

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How HBO’s Chernobyl shows how to thread together an effective story

13.06.19

In honour of Barthelemy Thimonnier’s invention, National Sewing Machine Day is now observed on 13 June. This day represents more than just the sewing machine. It encapsulates something much larger, that when fragmented items are threaded together, they create something more than just the sum of their parts. Nowhere is this more evident than when […]

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