Making News by David Henderson
A Straight-Shooting Guide to Media Relations

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"Making News: A Straight-Shooting Guide to Media Relations is an insider's look at today's changing news media with essential tips for:

How to ensure your story will be chosen as today's news
How to gain credibility and achieve effective coverage
How to better communicate with reporters, editors and producers
How to use media coverage to build a distinctive brand image

From the perspective of an accomplished expert and with advice from leading journalists, Making News provides a deeper understanding of how the news business functions, how journalists judge the value of a legitimate story and how you can communicate with the media to achieve outstanding results.


""Public relations is never as easy as it looks. So you are lucky to be reading this book, for few know PR as well as David Henderson. A skilled correspondent and a gifted man, David knows both sides of the process of delivering a message.""
-Harry Smith
CBS News

""David Henderson has worked both sides of the street-as a reporter and an advocate. He has that double advantage of knowing a story and knowing how to sell it.""
-Richard Serrano
Los Angeles Times"

About David Henderson

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The poet and writer David Henderson was a founding member of the Umbra Poets, an influential collective of poets and writers who were central to the Black Arts Movement. His books include "De Mayor of Harlem" and "Neo-California." He has been widely published in anthologies and magazines, including "The Def Jam Poetry Reader, The Paris Review, " and "Essence". He has read from his poetry for the permanent archives of the Library of Congress. Born in Harlem and raised in Harlem and the Bronx, Henderson now lives in downtown New York City.
Published November 2, 2008 by iUniverse. 226 pages
Genres: Business & Economics. Non-fiction

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