The Mid-Week PR Read Resource Notes: Issue 11


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: The True Believer by Eric Hoffer 

The True Believer possesses a terrible timelessness. Though written a few years after World War II to examine the factors that led people to embrace fascism and communism, it still rings true for our times. People need to read Eric Hoffer now more than ever.

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 Fionnuala Kilbane from The Institute of Banking. Congratulations Fionnuala!

2. Quotes Of The Week

Key impeachment witness and Former US National Security Advisor, John Bolton takes to Twitter in a timely fashion to break his silence over the White House’s refusal to return access to his personal Twitter account.

3. Must-Listen Podcast Episode: Erika Taylor Montgomery, CEO of Three Girls Media On Pitching PR With Lesley Luce

This is an episode of the Pitching PR podcast by Pitch Graphic Design where the host, Lesley Luce, speaks to seasoned PR expert and CEO of Three Girls Media, Erika Taylor Montgomery, about the lessons that can be learned from none other than the Queen of R’n’B herself, Beyoncé.

Listen to the podcast episode on Player FM or Apple.

4. Journalist You Need To Know: Bryony Gordon

Bryony Gordon is a features writer and columnist for the Daily Telegraph and has published two memoirs about her experiences with alcoholism, OCD, alopecia and drug-dependency.

You can see Bryony in action below:

Meghan Markle revealed to Bryony Gordon; vulnerability is a strength.

Best-Selling Author Reveals Battle With OCD.

Prince Andrew’s use of mental health as an excuse to speak out was offensive.

Why I don’t believe in ‘Sober October’.

5. Media In Focus: The Justice Gap

The Justice Gap is an award-winning online magazine that shines the light on those parts of the law and justice system that don’t often see the light of day in the mainstream UK media – like social injustice stories, criminal and family issues.

It is part of The Guardian Legal Network which brings together the best blogs and sites that cover legal affairs and developments from around the world. The network connects sites that provide high-quality news, comment, analysis, blogs and multimedia so you’re assured your story will land in an acclaimed platform.

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.