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Journalism 5 Minute Read

How to Pitch a Feature Story

By Jack Murray

When it comes to crafting a pitch for your feature story, we understand it can be difficult to get the attention of a busy journalist. We’ve compiled a list of 7 tips for you on how to pitch a feature story with ease.   1. Keep your pitch short and concise   The 24-hour news […]

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Top ten Irish Newspaper Publications

By Jack Murray

Get Full Access to all these publications plus 10,000 more with MediaHQ. More than just a media contacts database. Find journalists, build lists and make the news. Request a demo Despite circulation being down across the board for Irish newspapers, the medium remains a vital news source for many people across the country. Thousands of […]

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Media In Focus: PinkNews

By Mary Mtabali

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

By Ciara Byrne

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

By Ruan Gormley

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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Newsjacking–a refresher for PR pros

By Ruan Gormley

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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