Muck Rack's monthly top picks: 5 links we loved in June

Muck Rack's monthly top picks: 5 links we loved in June

Summer is in full swing! However, that doesn't mean the great PR and journalism content stops. Let's recap our five favorite PR/journalism posts from around the web in June. Also, read on to discover the top five stories from right here on the Muck Rack blog.

Links We Loved

1. Repairing the broken PR agency review process: Lou Hoffman, CEO of the Hoffman Agency says the PR agency review process is broken and "puts a premium on showmanship and presentation skills, secondary traits when it comes to an agency’s ability to execute a campaign month after month after month." He offers up some other ways to evaluate a potential agency.

2. Google launches News Lab to help journalists, boost its own publishing cred: Stay up to date on the latest with Google! Digiday's Jordan Valinsky details their newest initiative: News Lab.

3. Chevy issues an all emoji press releaseWait, what?! Chevy recently issued an all emoji press release and Kevin Allen has some thoughts about it for PR Daily.

4. The end of the open office honeymoonDo you work in an open office? If so, what do you think? Reed Parker says the open office honeymoon is coming to an end in this piece for Spin Sucks.

5. 5 tips to combat your daily PR stressNo doubt, PR can be a very stressful job. Deirdre Breakenridge offers up five tips to stay calm and focused when you start to feel stressed.

Top Posts From The Muck Rack Blog

1. Four ways to improve your company's communications internship experience by Kevin Wong

2. 8 benefits of working at a large PR firm people don’t know about by Julia Sahin

3. 7 reasons why your pitch hit the ditch by Crystal Richard

4. 4 things PR pros may not know about the newsroom by Nicole Fallon

5. Four ways Billy Penn does 'local news that doesn't suck' -- and how PR fits in by Chris Krewson

Did we miss anything? Share your favorite PR and journalism links from the month of June in the comments below. Tip us off to other great posts for future link roundups by shooting us an email at 

Jessica Lawlor is the features editor for the Muck Rack blog. She is a PR professional in the Philadelphia area and blogs at about getting gutsy- stepping outside your comfort zone to reach your goals. 

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