Tag Archives: Isle of Man newspapers

A reporter’s 5 tips for better PR photos

Popped, dropped or 'shopped?

News outlets welcome submitted photographs. Newspapers still have some professionals who take photos, but other services rely heavily on pics sent with press releases. If you’re wondering why yours weren’t used, or have been cropped beyond recognition, let me spare you some grief with five tips for improving photos.

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Free speech? Don’t believe the hype!

There’s an interesting piece posted to the Isle of Man Newspapers website this week about freedom of speech. Just one problem – we don’t have it, and never have.

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Manx news comment bingo!

A bit of fun for the first post of 2018! If there’s one thing that’s predictable, it’s audience response. And the Isle of Man has its own set of quirks that makes it fairly easy to predict. With that in mind, here’s Manx Facebook Comments Bingo!

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Oh no, Chief Minister

A week after the Chief Minister accused local media of publishing sensationalist fake news, a disastrous press conference shows how the Manx government is becoming desperate to “manage” stories about it.

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