Tag Archives: Peter Shankman

Just Who or What Is `Mainstream Media’?

Lately, there has been much discussion and debate on my Medill School of Journalism alumni list-serv about what constitutes “mainstream media.” Of course, the phrase is often used in the context of claims that the aforementioned nebulous institution is biased, out-of-touch and worthy of tongue-lashings from all quarters. On a related note, someone recently got […]

Tennis Player Outreach Nets Coverage

I had a post on Friday regarding my media outreach about a 12-year-old tennis player named Jordan Belga who trains at Five Seasons Sports Club in Northbrook, Ill. On Saturday came this Daily Herald feature, which included an interview with Jordan’s coach, Five Seasons tennis pro Jacek Dabrowski. It doesn’t always work out so nicely. […]

Peter Shankman, One HARO-ic PR Force

A quick public service/public relations service message today: If you are in the PR business–or even if you’re not–you should know about Peter Shankman. You may recall a previous post in which I credited Shankman with inspiring my idea for the U.S. Department of XS Energy. This year, in particular, Shankman has shown why he […]