The 2024 State of the Media Report
07 May 2024

The 2024 State of the Media Report

This year, we surveyed 3,000 journalists globally to uncover their main challenges, such as changing audience behaviours, industry downsizing, and AI's rapid growth. We explore how these challenges affect media relations teams and the opportunities they offer.

Stance: The Next Generation of Sentiment Analysis
06 Jul 2023

Stance: The Next Generation of Sentiment Analysis

Sentiment has been the communication industry’s go-to solution for audience analysis for well over a decade. Despite its flaws, it’s been the only way to interpret the intent behind people’s words at scale. Now there’s another way, and it’s called ‘Stance’. Cision’s latest research in AI natural language processing technology has made this model a better way to understand the true intentions of an audience.

UK Media Moves including Haymarket, Sifted, The Drum
06 Jul 2023

UK Media Moves including Haymarket, Sifted, The Drum

Haymarket appoints Digital Editor for What Car?; Sifted hires Paris-based Tech Reporter; The Drum appoints Opinion Editor

UK Media Moves including Reuters, ITV News, The Sunday Times
05 Jul 2023

UK Media Moves including Reuters, ITV News, The Sunday Times

ITV News appoints Head of Content; Reuters names EMEA M&A Editor; The Sunday Times appoints Editor of News Review

UK Media Moves including 5 News, FT, The Guardian
04 Jul 2023

UK Media Moves including 5 News, FT, The Guardian

Debbie Ramsay appointed as the new Editor of 5 News; FT names new Economics Editor; The Guardian appoints European Sports Correspondent

UK Media Moves including Times Radio, The Week, Carbon Pulse
03 Jul 2023

UK Media Moves including Times Radio, The Week, Carbon Pulse

Kate McCann named Political Editor of Times Radio; The Week appoints Rebekah Evans as Newsletter Editor (Global); Carbon Pulse hires Bryony Collins

Journalists’ Advice to Future Journalists (And What PR Can Learn, Too)
29 Jun 2023

Journalists’ Advice to Future Journalists (And What PR Can Learn, Too)

Cision’s Global State of the Media Report is now in its 14th year, and for 2023, we wanted to make a few changes to our survey to learn more about what’s on the mind of today’s journalists. Alongside queries designed to collect quantitative data, we posed qualitative questions to shed light on trends reporters are seeing. In one such request: We asked journalists to finish the following statement: “The next generation of journalists need to be…”

UK Media Moves including The Herald, NET-A-PORTER, The Norwich Seeker
29 Jun 2023

UK Media Moves including The Herald, NET-A-PORTER, The Norwich Seeker

The Glasgow Herald hires Education Reporter; NET-A-PORTER appoints Acting Head of Fashion Content; The Norwich Seeker to relaunch under new Editor

Media Coffee: Communicating With the LGBTQ+ Community
28 Jun 2023

Media Coffee: Communicating With the LGBTQ+ Community

In our latest episode of Media Coffee, recorded for Pride Month, we get insight on the best ways to communicate with the LGBTQ+ community. We’re joined by Peter Williams, founder of Gayther, and Sophie Perry, founder of the LGBTQ+ Journalism Network, to discuss what PR professionals and companies should keep in mind when creating press releases for LGBTQ+ outlets.

UK Media Moves including the Mirror, FT, Bloomberg
28 Jun 2023

UK Media Moves including the Mirror, FT, Bloomberg

Update to the Mirror's US team; role change for the FT's Bethan Staton; addition to Bloomberg's Markets Today team

UK Media Moves including Future, POLITICO, The Economist
27 Jun 2023

UK Media Moves including Future, POLITICO, The Economist

New Editor announced for Future's Top Ten Reviews; POLITICO Europe hires News Reporter; The Economist appoints Culture Editor

UK Media Moves including GQ, The House Magazine, Times Radio
26 Jun 2023

UK Media Moves including GQ, The House Magazine, Times Radio

The House magazine names new Editor; GQ appoints Senior Commerce Editor, Europe; Times Radio hires producer from The New Statesman

[On-Demand Webinar] How to Navigate the Evolving Media Landscape: Perspectives from Top Journalists
25 Jun 2023

[On-Demand Webinar] How to Navigate the Evolving Media Landscape: Perspectives from Top Journalists

If one thing is clear from the 2023 State of the Media Report, a survey of over 3,100 journalists worldwide, it’s that the media landscape is more complicated than ever, particularly in light of the era of AI. It’s also more important than ever that PR professionals and the media partner to ensure the right information gets to the right audiences at the right time.

Three Post-Pandemic ESG Lessons for Comms Teams
23 Jun 2023

Three Post-Pandemic ESG Lessons for Comms Teams

ESG has been on the radar of PR and communications teams for some time, with businesses carefully crafting narratives to make clear their positions on all things environmental, social and governance. Yet with the post-Covid recovery, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and instability in the global economy, long-term growth in media discussion around the topic has faded. Shareholder pressure may have forced some firms to stall ESG commitments, but economic headwinds shouldn’t mean it's ignored.

UK Media Moves including GlobalData PLC, Newsquest, The Telegraph
22 Jun 2023

UK Media Moves including GlobalData PLC, Newsquest, The Telegraph

GlobalData PLC appoints Editor on transport titles; Newsquest Reporter hires; US Editor appointed at The Telegraph

UK Media Moves including BBC Radio 1, APL Media, PA Media
21 Jun 2023

UK Media Moves including BBC Radio 1, APL Media, PA Media

Hosts announced for Radio 1’s new Weekend Breakfast show in Cardiff; Living360 names Deputy Projects Editor; Joe Hook leaves RADAR at PA Media to becomes news automation consultant

UK Media Moves including GRAZIA, FT, BBC Local
20 Jun 2023

UK Media Moves including GRAZIA, FT, BBC Local

FT relaunches Political Fix podcast; Hanna Woodside promoted to Deputy Editor at GRAZIA; BBC Local appoints Investigations Editor

UK Media Moves including Stylist, Channel 5 News, Newsweek
19 Jun 2023

UK Media Moves including Stylist, Channel 5 News, Newsweek

Senior updates at The Stylist Group; Assistant News Editor hired at Channel 5 News; Rob Minto leaves Newsweek for other projects

You Know More About AI in Comms Than You May Think
16 Jun 2023

You Know More About AI in Comms Than You May Think

Artificial Intelligence (AI) might seem like an exciting new technology in 2023 thanks to the emergence of generative tools like ChatGPT, but in truth we’ve been living with it for some time. Once a product of science fiction writers and Hollywood epics – think the near-future Los Angeles in Her or Tony Stark's computer J.A.R.V.I.S. from the Marvel films – AI is firmly and productively a part of our everyday lives. In fact, it’s probably in many more places than you realise.

UK Media Moves including Speciality Food, Reach plc, Irish Farmers Journal
15 Jun 2023

UK Media Moves including Speciality Food, Reach plc, Irish Farmers Journal

Speciality Food appoints Acting Editor; updates at Reach; the Irish Farmers Journal supplement Irish Country Living has new Acting Editor

UK Media Moves including the FT, The Telegraph, Science Magazine
14 Jun 2023

UK Media Moves including the FT, The Telegraph, Science Magazine

FT launches new podcast Unhedged; Science Magazine appoints European News Editor; The Telegraph hires Reporter to their money desk

UK Media Moves including Metro, POLITICO, the FT
13 Jun 2023

UK Media Moves including Metro, POLITICO, the FT

FT appoints Chief UK Business Correspondent; POLITICO names UK Energy & Climate Editor; updates to Metro.co.uk's social team

UK Media Moves including the Express, BBC Radio Wales, The Telegraph
12 Jun 2023

UK Media Moves including the Express, BBC Radio Wales, The Telegraph

The Express officially launches US site; BBC Radio Wales weekday schedule changes; The Telegraph appoints Head of Audio Development

Harnessing the Power of AI for PR and Strategic Communications
09 Jun 2023

Harnessing the Power of AI for PR and Strategic Communications

While the rapid evolution of artificial intelligence (AI) technology has many people needing more certainty about its implications for the future, we at Cision know PR and comms professionals can work with AI to craft more satisfying outputs, better understand consumers and empower their teams. During a recent webinar, experts from various areas of Cision came together to discuss the potential impact of AI on PR and strategic communications teams and how they can navigate it. Here are some of the key highlights.

UK Media Moves including BBC News, The Telegraph, Cover Media
08 Jun 2023

UK Media Moves including BBC News, The Telegraph, Cover Media

BBC appoints Chief Political Correspondent; new Head of Social Media at The Telegraph; Cover Media names Deputy Editor