Media


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5 Keys to a Successful Op-Ed

  Crafting and placing the perfect op-ed is an art. Let’s be clear – no one can guarantee the placement of a given op-ed in a top-tier publication like The Wall Street Journal or The…


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Yes – Facebook is a Media Company

  “We are a tech company, not a media company. The world needs news companies, but also technology platforms, like what we do, and we take our role in this very seriously.” – Mark Zuckerberg,…



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Facebook, Censorship, and the Public Trust

The issue Early yesterday morning Gizmodo reported that those employed to help curate Facebook’s “trending news” items (which appear on the right of users’ feeds) were told to suppress trending topics from conservative sites, as…


Politico in Peril — End of an Era?

  Just two weeks ago notable media outlet Al Jazeera America announced it was winding down operations and would cease operations effective. Apr. 1 (Read my take on that here). This week, another notable media…


9 Tips for Media Pitching in 2016

1. Do your research The first step in pitching a reporter is ensuring your story is of interest. This requires preparation in the form of research. There’s no way to lose credibility faster and find…