Virtual TechCrunch Disrupt 2020 launched yesterday, the flagship event from Silicon Valley tech edit's biggest brand. Overall, it went well -- so much so that it's hard to imagine F2F events ever again being produced as they were before the pandemic.
Few topics captivate reporters more than the future. SWMS this week studied the past two "The Future of Everything" reports in the WSJ -- and a dozen stories in Fast Company's The Shape of Tomorrow section -- to identify pitch approaches that might work for you.
You probably are inundated with new weekly newsletters to evaluate and pitch, but you might want to keep an eye out for this one -- even though it remains in private beta. The as-yet unnamed newsletter (it might be called "Reset") is produced by New York Times senior editor (and former Quartz EIC) Kevin Delaney...
Subscribers routinely ask how they can crack LinkedIn News. What are they doing with all those editors -- 75 and counting? Here's a look at how LinkedIn News sees its role, and how you can make the most of approaching it, and LinkedIn in general.
Just when it looked like CEO profiles face extinction, a sharp-eyed subscriber alerted us to yet another profile pitch opportunity -- this one on the CrunchBase blog. If you've got a female founder with a compelling story, you're definitely in luck.
Cybersecurity journalist Adam Janofsky has a new gig, as editorial director of The Record, launched this week by security vendor Recorded Future. The Record will operate with full editorial autonomy, Adam told us. Kaspersky Labs' ThreatPost, Duo Security's Decipher and Avast's The Parallax have done so, too.
Tech podcaster James Kotecki, whom we’ve written about in the past, remains on the hunt for guests who can address interesting topics in AI. His weekly Machine Meets World podcast is produced by Infinia ML, producers of ML applications.
Want to see a CEO trying to steer a profile interview? Check out the Jun. 12 David Gelles Corner Office profile of Chegg CEO Dan Rosensweig in the New York Times. You'll see that PR success isn't as simple as one might think.
What’s notable about WSJ Noted? Let’s start with the basics. According to WSJ Young Audiences editor Dory Carr-Harris, WSJ Noted is “a digital magazine geared toward readers under 35 that will report on what it’s like to be young in today’s world.”
VentureBeat this month launched The Machine, a sub-brand designed to consolidate VB’s AI coverage in one place. The Machine is part of a larger VentureBeat redesign also launched this month. VB editorial director Seth Colaner shared background on The Machine in this Jul. 10 post — mostly about how the section was named.
Journalists are leaving media brands every week. Read the fruits of 16 confidential interviews with journalists now working at tech brands or PR agencies, and five interviews with the executives who hired these journalists.