Saylor Academy's Discourse Forum

Instructions: After you review the unit materials, please post and respond to the following topics on the course discussion board. Feel free to start your own related posts, and respond to other students' postings as well. If you do not yet have a Discourse account, you can create one here, free of charge.

  1. How might you change your approach to media relations based on the type of news outlet you hope to pitch (print, broadcast, online)?
  2. What advice would you provide to a newsmaker who is about to be interviewed by a reporter?
  3. What are the steps you might take to ensure ongoing and productive relations with the media?