All reporters work under the gun, but none more so than security reporters. Why? Legions of independent blogger-analysts -- often more technical than the reporters they criticize -- stand ready to find fault. Typical charges: getting the facts wrong, or burying them for the sake of dramatizing the story.
Former CRN EIC Heather Clancy is now an expert in clean tech/green tech, and enthusiastically wants to discuss the PR possibilities with you. She posts multiple times a day. Learn what she wants and needs, and what makes for a clean/green story in today's changing edit world.
Shrinking edit staffs have made contributed content more important than ever.
Which outlets publish it? More important, which ones say they do but are becoming overwhelmed with submissions, most of them unacceptable?
Be it a guest blog post or a more formal submission to MSM, there's an emerging art to contributed content. Learn today's tricks and get the visibility your clients expect.
SWMS Editorial Teleconference Series - Notes and Audio
Sam Diaz, blogger
ZDNet, Between the Lines
Guys like Sam Diaz don't come along very often. He's a hard-nosed journalist but approachable and empathetic to PR. He also WORKED in PR as recently as last year, hired by SutherlandGold to teach clients to blog. He shares his "lessons learned" with us below… but more important, he also shares the secrets of getting on his radar at ZDNet. One of three authors of the "Between the Lines" blog, Sam is a generalist who's worth pitching for just about any genuinely newsworthy tech story.