HARO under fire for unverified sources

HARO links reporters with sources for articles they are writing. Widely used by PR firms and mainstream media, cases have surfaced where the system has been abused and sources quoted without checking. But why is this happening, and what can be done to stop it?

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Why robots won’t take over PR

The robots are coming! At least to the journalism industry – specifically earnings and crime reporting. As a fan of automation in PR, I was asked recently what I thought about this trend. Are we all about to be replaced by robots, as we’ve seen in manufacturing? In short, no. Here’s why!

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The Guardian gets $145m make-over

The Guardian newspaper, one of the UK national dailies, finally unveiled its new mid-size format today. As part of an estimated $145m overhaul according to BBC estimates, the paper has resized to a format between…