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Tagged: / Posted: 15 July 2009

Here's an email that has been distributed to national newspaper journalists that tells you a lot about PR infiltration of cash-strapped overworked newsrooms:

 

 On a tight deadline? Do you need urgent help with any stories or features you’re working on?  We’re here to save you hours of legwork!

Journalist Alert is our free service enabling journalists to get instant help from our thousands of registered PR professionals.

Email any request with your publication and deadline to: Journalist.Alert@News4Media.com or simply reply to this email telling me what you need! OR call our dedicated hotline: 020 7953 8770!

Whether you’re looking for press releases, interviews, images, product samples, case studies, forward features or just about anything, please take advantage of Journalist Alert. There’s nothing to lose and a lot of time to gain so try it TODAY!

Also, if you’re not already receiving news from us and you’d like to register to any of the sites below, just let us know and we’ll action that immediately!

I hope this helps you with your busy workload!

Any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Best wishes

Cheryl

Cheryl Douglas | Journalist Alert Manager    

t +44 (0)20 7953 8770

f +44 (0)20 7953 8773

e cheryl.douglas@news4media.com

The Chandlery

50 Westminster Bridge Road

London SE1 7QY

Visit our associated sites:

<http://www.beauty4media.com/>

<http://www.business4media.com/>        

<http://www.entertainment4media.com/>

<http://www.fashion4media.com/>                                  

<http://www.health4media.com/>  

<http://www.homes4media.com/>

<http://www.money4media.com/>

<http://www.motoring4media.com/>         

<http://www.property4media.com/>          

<http://www.sport4media.com/>

<http://www.technology4media.com/>

<http://www.travmedia.com/>  

                        

† Food4Media.com and TravMedia.com are trading names of TravMedia.com PTY

†† Beauty4Media.com, Business4Media.com, Entertainment4Media.com, Fashion4Media.com, Health4Media.com, Homes4Media.com, Money4Media.com, Motoring4Media.com, Property4Media.com, Sport4Media.com and Technology4Media.com are trading names of News4Media Ltd

 

Even more not-so-subtle PR

Added: 18 September 2009

I was about to post News4Media up here - and then realised that someone got in before me. However, my version is even more insidious since it contains an endorsement by the deputy travel editor of the Times.
Despite these glowing credentials, I don't think I could ever bring myself to respond to anyone who tells me they'll "action immediately".

Hi Ruth

I’m writing to introduce News4Media, the invaluable time saving service for journalists.
Journalist Alert is our free service enabling journalists to get instant help from our thousands of registered PR professionals.
Simply email any request with your publication and deadline by replying to this email telling me what you need! OR call our dedicated hotline: 020 7953 8770!

We represent 13 industry-specific sectors (please see my autosignature) so whether you’re looking for press releases, interviews, expert comment, images, products, case studies or just about anything, please take advantage of Journalist Alert. There’s nothing to lose and a lot of time to gain so try it today!

Here’s one of our many endorsements: I'm a convert...the service is excellent. Many thanks, Jane Knight, Deputy Travel Editor, The Times
If you’re not already receiving news from us and you’d like to register to any of the sites below to receive one daily email with the latest news from that sector. Simply reply YES, along with your contact details, and we’ll action immediately!
I hope this helps you with your busy workload!
Any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me.
Best wishes
Cheryl

Perfect example

Added: 4 October 2009

A perfect example of how PR drives so much news.
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