PR: Magic Source(s)

Asia Emphasis

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Slurping news from multiple sources

- Update. I set out to find 101 sources of information and then posted on LinkedIn and as a PDF in a separate post.


Bulldog Reporter - PR news, best practices and insights since 1980

CampaignAsia - Been around for decades and news, opinions, research, features covering the ad and PR world. Free (registration-required) and Premium (paid-for) content.

The Drum - Biggest marketing website in Europe with APAC news too.

The Holmes Report - Industry news, awards, movements in APAC and globally.

Mumbrella Asia - All things bright, beautiful and ugly about the media and marketing world.

Marketing Drive - US-based this has the latest happenings in the marketing industry

Marketing Interactive - Print and enewsletter with a reach of 60,000 across the Asia Pacific.

O’Dwyer’s - US=based, the website gets 60,000 hits per month and a free enewsletter is sent to 4,200 subscribers Monday to Friday with in-depth stories backed by 50 years PR reportage.

PR Examples - Top drawer blog with 186,000 unique users. Run by a UK PR agency. 

PR Week - PR comm news with UK focus.

Ragan’s PR Daily - A US-based news site that delivers news, advice, and opinions on the public relations, marketing, social media, and media worlds.

Qwoted - List your clients as sources and respond directly to reporters’ requests.

Social Media Today - As it says.

Media News

Society of Publishers in Asia

SOPA is a not-for-profit organization based in Hong Kong and representing international, regional and local media companies across Asia and hosts the annual SOPA Awards for Editorial Excellence.

Talking Biz News

Media movements with U.S. focus. Operated by Chris Roush, who teaches “Writing and Reporting,” “Business Reporting,” “Economics Reporting,” and “Business and the Media” at the University of North Carolina.


Abacus - China tech focus on a wacky website - offshoot of South China Morning Post.

Bloomberg - Business news

Fast Company - Focus on innovation in technology, leadership, world changing ideas, creativity, and design.

Google News - Customised news.

Nikkei Asian Review - Asian news with global perspectives.

Reuters - Business news

RTHK - Read for local, China, world and sports news and access via the app.

South China Morning Post - Hong Kong English daily (enewsletter, alerts, print)

The Standard - Hong Kong English daily


Flipboard - Used to be a big fan for iPad but use Pocket for article curation these days.

Instagram - See what PR agencies and people post.


Follow hashtags such as #publicrelations, #mediarelations, #pr, #socialmedia, #communications #communicationsmanagement

Pinterest - Shed load of infographics relevant to PR.

Pocket - Save interesting articles for reading later on any device.

Quora - People ask questions. People answer. Much learning to be had.


Google Alerts - Automate searches for content by setting up alerts for public relations, media relations, etc. and get a list of results delivered via email daily.

PRHK - Hong Kong industry association with many networking events