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Publicity 101 for Colleges
2009-05-02
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Q: What's the best way for a college to get continuing media attention? A: By being found in SOURCES, the Media's Guide to Experts and Spokespersons

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The American right is trapped in a hyperbolic and dysfunctional world
To have credibility within the Republican party is to have none outside it.
Younge, Gary
Article
2011
The Guardian
On the Republican primary race and the problem of credibility that socially conservative candidates who mobilize the Republican base will face in a general election regarding their appeal to centrist ...
Big media versus the people
Halimi, Serge
Article
2015
Le Monde diplomatique
A look how "Big Media" shapes public attitudes, the economy, culture, leisure and education, and how governments have developed close relationships with the press in a way which has not been in the pu...
The Button, the Wall and the Myth of Nations
Koehler, Robert
Article
2018
Counterpunch
North Korean sanctions, the border wall with Mexico, and the "toxic" role of nationalism with regards to international relations and domestically in the US are discussed.
Expose Yourself!
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Article
2006
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A booklet about effective media relations, providing practical advice about getting media coverage and relating to the media.
Frequently Asked Questions about Sources
Article
2009
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SOURCES is a media service that connects journalists, editors, authors and researchers with the sources they need for their work. SOURCES spotlights organizations, institutions, government agencies, c...
Getting your story into the media
Article
2009
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Stories are the heart and soul of the media. Journalism is about telling stories, and good stories require sources # human contacts, the people who provide informed comment and expertise, the people w...
Half of UK sees The Sun tabloid as 'negative influence'
Mandhai, Shafik
Article
2017
Aljazeera
Half of Britons see one of the UK's largest tabloids, The Sun, as a negative influence on society, according to a new poll.
Helping you reach the media
How Sources can help you get more and better media coverage
Article
2009
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Media coverage is the most valuable kind of publicity there is because it is based on the news value or information value of what you do or say, and is therefore far more credible than paid publicity ...
How Sources magnifies your Internet visibility
Article
2006
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How the high Internet ranking of the Sources Web site helps magnify the public profile of organizations and companies who are listed in Sources.
In Mexico, Finally, a Revolt Against the Media
Bonilla, Isadora; Giordano, Al
Article
2012
Narco News
The summer will determine if the “I Am 132” moment becomes a movement and that’s why “Mexican Spring” is a poor choice of words for it.
JournalismSources.com
Website
2017
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A portal featuring news, articles, and resources about journalism, press freedom, free speech, censorship and related topics. The home page features a selection of recent and important articles. A sea...
Media Relations as a Marketing Tool
Friesen, Carl
Article
The first step to getting media attention is to make sure that reporters know about you.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - December 20, 2016
Fake News
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
"Fake news" is the latest mania to convulse the mainstream media. All at once, we're being subjected to an outbreak of hand-wringing articles and commentary about obscure websites which are supposedly...
Propaganda model
Connexipedia Article
Article
A theory that alleges systemic biases in the mass media and seeks to explain them in terms of structural economic causes. Views the private media as businesses interested in the sale of a product - re...
Publicity 101 for Colleges
Sources News Release
Article
2009
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Q: What's the best way for a college to get continuing media attention? A: By being found in SOURCES, the Media's Guide to Experts and Spokespersons
Shadows of Liberty
Tremblay, Jean-Philippe
Film
2012
Examines the new media monopoly by corporations in America and the public battle for truth and democracy.
Sources gives you powerful tools to help you stand out from the crowd
Article
2009
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An overview of how you can use SOURCES to amplify your message. SOURCES is a media service that connects journalists, editors, writers, producers and researchers with the sources they need for their ...
The Sources HotLink
Website
1996
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A website and newsletter dealing with media relations strategies.
Why Hillary Won the Debate (Even though She Didn't)
Leupp, Gary
Article
2015
Dissident Voice
CNN and Facebook co-sponsored last week’s Democratic presidential frontrunners' "debate." After the event, CNN conducted a poll. "Who won the debate?" it asked. The result: 83% Bernie Sanders; 12% Hil...

Sources Bookshelf

Between the Lines
How to Detect Bias and Propaganda in the News and Everyday Life
MacLean, Eleanor
Book
1981
An exploration of medthods of "dec-doing" our daily newspapers and radio/TV news. Examines our predominant sources of information (mass media) and indicates the existence of many alternative sources o...
The Empire God Built
Inside Pat Robertson's media machine
Foege, Alec
Book
1996
A profile of the demagogue who become one of the most successful media moguls in the world.
Expose Yourself!
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Article
2006
A booklet about effective media relations, providing practical advice about getting media coverage and relating to the media.
Journalism: Truth or Dare?
Hargreaves, Ian
Book
2003
Ian Hargreaves discusses the history, development, future and ethics of journalism and describes journalists' relationship with the public. He focuses on the increase in journalism's influence and the...
Manufacturing Consent
The Political Economy of the Mass Media
Herman, Edward S.; Chomsky, Noam
Book
1988
Contrary to the usual image of the press and cantankerous, obstinate, and ubiquitious in its search for truth, Herman and Chomsky depict how an underlying elite consensus largely structures all facets...
Media and Minorities
Representing Diversity in a Multicultral Canada
Fleras, Augie; Kuhz, Jean Lock
Book
2001
An examination of the politics of media minority relations in a multicultural Canada.
Media Control
The Spectacular Achievements of Propaganda
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1997
Chomsky begins by asserting two models of democracy: one in which the public actively participates, and one in which the public is manipulated and controlled. According to Chomsky "propaganda is to de...
Newspeak in the 21st Century
Edwards, David; Cromwell, David
Book
2009
Revealing the lethal bias in 'balanced' reporting.
The No-Nonsense Guide to Global Media
Steven, Peter
Book
2004
Peter Steven aims to make readers realize the power and influence of dominant media but, at the same time, also understand that they are not "omnipotent" and that there are alternative forms available...
Publicity and the Canadian State
Kozolanka, Kirsten
Book
2014
A collection examining the state's relationship with public practices and the "permanent campaign," the constant search for politicians and their strategists for popular consent.
Spinwars
Politics and New Media
Fox, Bill
Book
1999
An examination of media manipulation in late 20th Century North American politics.
Sultans of Sleaze
Public Relations and the Media
Nelson, Joyce
Book
1989
Reveals the extent to which we have been deceived by public relations firms on behalf of their unscrupulous clients -- the corporations and governments that control our society.
Uncovering the Sixties
Life and Times of the Undergound Press
Peck, Abe
Book
1985
A book about the Sixties and how they were recorded by radical participants. It traces how movements and communities convinced that their news did not fit into the agenda of mainstream media covered t...
Weapons of Mass Persuasion
Marketing the War Against Iraq
Rutherford, Paul
Book
2004
Rutherford, an academic and media critic at the University of Toronto, tries to show how the marketing campaign for the war against Iraq was constructed and carried out with the aid of a compliant med...


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