News Release

A press release, news release, media release, press statement or video release is a written or recorded communication directed at members of the news media for the purpose of announcing something ostensibly newsworthy. Typically, they are mailed, faxed, or e-mailed to assignment editors at newspapers, magazines, radio stations, television stations, or television networks.Tom Kelleher states in his book, Public Relations Online: Lasting Concepts for Changing Media, that "given that your news-driven publics include bona fide journalists as well as others who read and report news online, the term news release seems to work better online than press release".
Posts about News Release
  • The Perfect News Release Angle Is Trending Now

    … If your PR strategy involves putting out one or more press releases a month, it can be a challenge to consistently come up with innovative and engaging news topics. Above all, your press release topic should be newsworthy and something readers want to click. One strategy is to find a breaking news story — local or national — and find a tie…

    Susan Payton/ Vocus Blog- 8 readers -
  • Free vs. Paid Press Release Distribution: Which Wins?

    … not as many as you get with paid distribution. So you may end up posting your release to multiple free sites. Consider what your time is worth before assuming that the service is totally free. After all, if you’re spending three hours to get it online, that time has a value attached to it. Want to see how the #1 news release service for traffic…

    Susan Payton/ Vocus Blog- 6 readers -
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