Life in the newsroom: expectation vs. reality

We’ve got another reality check for you!

A couple of weeks ago, Muck Rack monthly contributor Adrienne Erin wrote a fantastic post outlining the expectations and realities of working in PR.

Here at Muck Rack, we like to keep things fair and balanced so we put a call out on Twitter to our journalism friends asking if there were any takers to write a similar post from a reporter’s perspective. Journalist Sierra Shafer enthusiastically responded.

Click over to the Muck Rack blog to read her response.

5 ways journalists actually use Twitter to source stories

Thrillist senior editor Grant Marek has fired off three tweets in the last 12 days. Three. And yet, he’s on Twitter constantly.

He’s got FIFTEEN active columns on TweetDeck. At any one time he has a DOZEN Twitter app push alerts on his locked phone. 

So what is he doing and how does he source stories without even tweeting all that much?

Click over to the Muck Rack blog to find out.