The 17 most popular Muck Rack posts in 2017

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The 17 most popular Muck Rack posts in 2017
December 31st, 2017
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Hello from Muck Rack, where you can get a snapshot of what journalists around the world are reading, thinking and commenting on right now.

Before we officially welcome a new year, let's give 2017 a proper send-off by taking a look back at some of our most popular posts from the year.

We've determined the top 17 blog posts for the year based on web traffic and social shares.

Check out the top 10 posts below and read the full post on the Muck Rack blog for the complete list! Like this article? Click to tweet it.

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Muck Rack’s Top Blog Picks of 2017

1. The top 25 public relations blogs by Jessica Lawlor

Stay on top of your PR game with our list of the top 25 PR blogs all communicators need to be reading. (650 social shares!)



2. The full list of DNAInfo and Gothamist journalists to hire by Andrew Mercier

In light of the shut down of DNAinfo/Gothamist, Muck Rack is dedicated to helping former staff journalists in whatever way we can. (261 social shares!)


3. What journalists may not know about what PR people do by Tim O’Brien

If you are a journalist thinking about a career in PR, here are some things you should know. (485 social shares!)


4. The 2017 state of journalism on Twitter by Andrew Mercier

In 2017, Twitter seemed to be more relevant than ever. Here are the ways journalists planned to use the platform this year and beyond. (98 social shares!)


5. A former TV reporter says, “Here’s how ‘the media’ really works” by Christina Nicholson

Christina Nicholson puts to rest the claims of agenda setting & scheming in newsrooms. Here's what really happens. (35 social shares!)


6. 5 secrets of effective PR pros by Tim O’Brien

You know one when you meet one – an effective public relations professional. Here are the five attributes that make one. (269 social shares!)


7. Are infographics on their deathbed? by John Egan

A report from Clutch suggests the pulse of infographics is weakening. But is this just an exaggeration? (81 social shares!)


8. The official list of journalists not going to SXSW 2017 by Hana Muasher

Earlier this year, Muck Rack gave PR pros a heads up on which journalists wouldn't be heading to SXSW 2017. (3 social shares!)


9. A guide for journalists covering protests by Geoffrey King

For journalists covering political movements, reporting on protests is crucial, but these events come with unique security challenges. (80 social shares!)


10. The unbelievable list of skills required by a modern journalist by Mark Schiefelbein

To be successful, journalists need to be visible. And to to be visible, they need to master a rather daunting list of skills. (157 social shares!)

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