Threads’ Way Forward

By Sean Dowdall  Threads Needs to Grow Up Fast – A Roadmap Threads has achieved an astonishingly successful launch by reaching 100+ million users in just five days.  The platform is a newborn baby that doesn’t have the luxury of taking months or years to develop. It needs to run fast to keep its vast community engaged and growing. It…
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“We Still Need to Fight Misinformation and Disinformation”

Note: This is a reposted blog by our Public Relations Global Network Partner, David Wills – Media Profile Inc. For the original blog, please visit here. The slippery slope of misinformation and disinformation is getting steeper. And when you add politics to the mix, it’s like throwing oil on the slope, too. While I am encouraged that many people are adapting and…
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What media layoffs mean to PR professionals

By Brianne Murphy Miller   The reduction in working journalists is having a significant impact on the life of PR professionals. According to the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of working journalists has decreased by more than 20% since 2018, with many newsrooms experiencing significant layoffs. In 2023, major media outlets such as the New…
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Susan Slusser – Meet the Media

Happy Opening Day!  As Major League Baseball opens the season this week, we invited award-winning journalist, Susan Slusser to be interviewed for “Meet the Media.”  Susan covers the San Francisco Giants for the San Francisco Chronicle. She covered the Oakland Athletics for more than two decades, before she became the Giants beat writer in 2021. In 2021, Susan was the first…
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The State of Journalism in 2023, according to Muck Rack

The highly anticipated Muck Rack 2023 State of Journalism Report, which the company released at SXSW on March 15, 2023, provides valuable insight into the ever-changing media landscape and how journalists perceive their work. Conducted with over 2,200 journalists worldwide, the survey results are fascinating. Among many other findings, the report indicates that economic uncertainty has impacted the work of…
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The Best Journalism Movies

In honor of the 2023 Academy Awards, the Landis team couldn’t resist picking our favorite movies about journalism to be nominated for or win an Oscar. Whether it’s “All the President’s Men” or “The Devil Wears Prada,” these films capture the behind-the-scenes tenacity, courage and talent required to work in the ever-changing world of the media. Read on and hit…
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Anna Medina Discusses Productivity and Silicon Valley Journalism

Meet Anna Medina, the Palo Alto Weekly’s Editorial Assistant and Internship Coordinator. What’s your top (or favorite) story right now? I will defer to the tabs open on my computer at this very moment. As an introvert in a world of constant stimulation, I found this piece in the Washington Post on how technology is impairing our ability to be alone to…
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