Log in

No account? Create an account
Zer Netmouse
April 1st, 2005
11:24 am


Previous Entry Share Next Entry
potentially useful advice
Wandering through the Institute for Social Research, I came across this page of

Tips for Working With The Media

Bill has just been sending out press releases for the upcoming Ann Arbor Juggling Festival, so this particularly caught me eye. it looks like useful advice for interacting with reporters.

(2 comments | Leave a comment)

[User Picture]
Date:April 1st, 2005 09:03 am (UTC)
I agree; decent advice.

[User Picture]
Date:April 1st, 2005 09:08 am (UTC)
I've been a reporter, and they all seemed like reasonable tips to me. One thing to clarify about "off the record," though. If you ask the reporter, "Can I tell you something off the record?" and they say yes, MOST reporters WILL honor it. HOwever, if you tell them something, and THEN afterward, say, "Can we keep that off the record?" they really have no obligation to you to keep it off the record. So, as the original tip said, if you don't want it on the evening news, don't say it, even "off the record."
Netmouse on the web Powered by LiveJournal.com