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“Streak”ing or Stalking? How Publicists Can Use Gmail’s New Plugin, Streak

photo credit By Dee Donavanik, Publicity Director of MEDIA CONNECT DC   Recently there has been a lot of discussion about Streak, a new Gmail extension which, according to mediabistro, “allows you to be even more OCD over pitches.” Like … Continue reading

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Extra! Extra! 6 Great Newsroom Films

photo credit By Adrienne Fontaine, publicist As publicists, we correspond with reporters and editors in various newsrooms on a daily basis. Part of being a publicist is keeping up with the daily news, whether by reading newspapers, watching TV news … Continue reading

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50 Things The News Media Wants

photo credit By Brian Feinblum, Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President   Whether you’re an author, a publicist, or a media consumer, chances are you can’t read the media’s mind. When it comes to hitting it big with the … Continue reading

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Meet our MEDIA CONNECT Team: Nicole Martineau

In this week’s Meet MEDIA CONNECT profile we spotlight associate publicist Nicole Martineau, who is a part of the MEDIA CONNECT DC office.   MEDIA CONNECT: If you weren’t promoting books, what would you be doing? Nicole Martineau: If I were not … Continue reading

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How closely do people pay attention to the press release?  On NPR’s music blog The Record, Frannie Kelley tells a great story of how a ridiculously fake bio for an actual band went insanely viral. The headline of the release … Continue reading

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