The Mid-Week PR Read Resource Notes: Issue 10


At MediaHQ, we always go the extra mile to make things easier for you. We’ve put together all the resources you need for further reading on this week’s PR essentials.

1. Must-Read Book: Grouped by Paul Adams

Grouped is what an ideal business book should look like. Concise and straight to the point. A must-read for anyone who is engaged in social media. It helps to understand the wider perspective of social media and our relationships with people and provides good tips from a professional and personal perspective.

To purchase the book, click here.

Alternatively, you can be in with a chance of winning this insightful book as we are running a competition to give away a free copy. All you have to do is retweet this tweet.

Last week’s winner was none other than Sarah Hamilton-Cardy from Titanic Belfast. Congratulations Sarah!

2. Quotes Of The Week

Brian Cathcart, Professor of Journalism at Kingston University London outlines the looming crisis in British journalism in an opinion piece in Byline. In the piece, he outlines at least 16 transgressions in recent months and argues that standards are almost non-existent and no one is acting.

3. Must-Listen Podcast Episode: Vicky Saunders, Founder of SheEO on Secret Leaders with Dan Murraya

Secret Leaders is a weekly podcast hosted by Dan Murray and produced by Rich Martell which provides a collection of interviews with top-ranking CEOs and business leaders from the UK and US.

Listen to the podcast episode on Player FM or Apple.

4. Journalist You Need To Know: Maeve McClenaghan

Maeve McClenaghan is an award-winning investigative journalist who works for The Bureau of Investigative Journalism (The Bureau), a London-based not-for-profit organisation that undertakes investigative journalism that is in the public interest.

You can see Maeve in action below:

Revealed: How Britain Locks People Into Homelessness.

Gina Miller targets voters with tailored Facebook ads.

Tory attack ad misrepresents Corbyn views on IRA, says Labour.

5. Media In Focus: The Entrepreneurs

The Entrepreneurs is a brand new annual published by The Monocle which offer fresh new ideas and tips on funding, starting up, growing and of course, establishing a niche.

You can see what The Monocle have to say about their newest project, and subscribe to it here.

At MediaHQ, we have the contact details of every journalist, media outlet, producer and editor in Ireland and the UK. If you’d like a demo on how to use the platform, email Gaye Gleeson on [email protected] or request your demo here.