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Surviving Public Relations Nightmares

Surviving Public Relations Nightmares

MaciasPR September 27, 2012 4,657

Surviving Public Relations Nightmares A Video Conversation with Producer and Writer Mark Macias: http://www.bulldogreporter.com/daily-dog/surviving-public-relations-nightmares TV investigative producer and magazine writer Mark Macias recently sat down with Media Training Worldwide’s “Inside Communications with Mike Bako” host

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How to Slow or Stop Negative News

How to Slow or Stop Negative News

MaciasPR September 27, 2012 4,420

How to Slow or Stop Negative News By Mark Macias Think back to high school. Whenever you heard a bad rumor about a girl, you almost always assumed it was true unless the girl

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When to Pitch to Reporters & Producers

When to Pitch to Reporters & Producers

MaciasPR September 27, 2012 2,898

When is the Best Time Pitch to Reporters & Producers By Mark Macias Television and newspaper reporters face different deadlines, which means one size does not fit all when it comes to pitching. To

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Writing an Effective News Release

Writing an Effective News Release

MaciasPR September 27, 2012 4,306

Writing an Effective News Release By Mark Macias Newspaper and television reporters should not be approached the same way when it comes to press releases. The two mediums face different time constraints and deadlines

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Image is Everything

Image is Everything

MaciasPR September 27, 2012 4,238

Image is Everything By Mark Macias Image is everything. It’s not what you say, but you do that is remembered by others, yet surprisingly few people seem to remember this, especially when they are

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The Rules of Gift Giving

The Rules of Gift Giving

MaciasPR September 20, 2012 4,295

The Rules of Gift Giving By Mark Macias Getting the media’s attention is never an easy task, which is why publicists, business owners, marketers, etc. try to get their products free publicity by sending

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Proof Anthony Weiner is Lying

Proof Anthony Weiner is Lying

MaciasPR September 20, 2012 2,144

Proof Anthony Weiner is Lying By Mark Macias (This story was written on September 20, 2012 – as the first Twitter photos of Anthony Weiner began surfacing). Did he or didn’t he? No one

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How to Network like a Publicist

How to Network like a Publicist

MaciasPR September 11, 2012 4,478

How to Network like a Publicist By Mark Macias Public Relations is a skill that not only applies to the media. It applies to social situations, especially at networking events where your image is

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How to Decide When to Talk to the Media

How to Decide When to Talk to the Media

MaciasPR September 6, 2012 2,371

How to Decide When to Talk to the Media By Mark Macias It’s easy to deny charges when the allegations are false, but what happens when the allegations against you are true? How should

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Even Footing with the Media

Even Footing with the Media

MaciasPR September 6, 2012 3,973

Even Footing with the Media By Mark Macias Gone are the days when newspaper publishers wrote what they wanted and television stations pushed their weight around the community. In today’s world, media companies are

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