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Product Details

  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Basic Books; Rev Upd edition (July 8, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0813340950
  • ISBN-13: 978-0813340951
  • Product Dimensions: 5.6 x 0.7 x 8.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #477,157 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"I wish Jason Salzman would stop giving away our secrets."

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Jason Salzman is president of Cause Communications, which offers media how-to workshops and consulting services to nonprofit organizations, and founder of Rocky Mountain Media Watch. He lives in Denver, CO.

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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Richard Telofski on August 13, 2010
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Making the News - A Guide for Activists and Nonprofits is an OK book.

About one-third of the book covers strategic aspects of an activist media plan. That was the part in which I had an interest. I am always seeking a little more insight into the thinking behind the activist communications plan. However, the other two-thirds of the book was concerned with tactical matters.

If you're an activist and you're looking for a "how-to" book on media tactics, then this work can help you. If you're looking for strategic insights, then probably other books will be what you seek.
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