HOW JOURNALISTS HAVE BECOME HOOKED ON SOCIAL MEDIA
Almost half of journalists and media professionals say they couldn’t work without social media, yet many believe it has affected their productivity and is undermining traditional journalistic values, a new Cision report finds. The study also finds that the overwhelming majority of reporters prefer to be pitched by email, not phone. No time to read the report? We’ve condensed its main findings for you.
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CAN JOURNALISTS MAKE AUDIENCES CARE?
A new EJO study suggests personal stories and photos are much more effective at grabbing audience attention than factual reporting. So when writing stories for your websites or brochures, don’t forget the human angle – profiles, interviews and case studies all richly illustrated with stunning shots.
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THINGS WE’VE LIKED ON SOCIAL MEDIA
- The best times to post on social media to get the most out of your content
- Break down the barriers and create successful video content for social media
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- Drumpf syncs his messages with hand gestures and OTT body language
- Blogging: “Don’t wander generally, be meaningful and specific.”
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TRAINER PROFILE – LEO CENDROWICZ
Our lead writer Leo Cendrowicz has worked as a journalist for over two decades, reporting from around the globe for dozens of titles on a plethora of issues – from reporting EU affairs in Brussels to covering the Zimbabwe elections in 2013. He was longtime correspondent for Time in Brussels and his work has appeared in the Guardian, The Independent, The Financial Times and The Hollywood Reporter. He also edits The Economist Guide to the European Union. Check out his profile below.