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The real-life stories behind the headlines. By Alison Smith-Squire.

How Facebook has become the media’s photo album

Facebook has become a giant FREE photo library for the world’s media…  Once upon a time reporters knocked on someone’s door and either asked someone to pose for a photo or asked someone to provide a snap from their personal … Continue reading

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Tasha Trafford – some sad news

Featureworld interviewee, mum Tasha Trafford, has lost her battle against cancer  At Featureworld I am lucky enough to be approached by lots of inspiring, brave and wonderful interviewees. In fact I often say that Featureworld sell my story website attracts … Continue reading

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Cost of PR revealed…

Woman who raised £330,000 to help disabled mugging victim Alan Barnes reveals true cost of PR… Katie Cutler was the selfless woman who raised thousands of pounds to help Alan Barnes, who was attacked at home, to help him. A … Continue reading

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Featureworld Review…

Featureworld Review by Georgina Mortimer…  Georgina came to Featureworld after being raped on a sailing holiday in St Lucia, Naturally it was extremely important her story was dealt with sensitively and accurately. Her story about how she is suing the … Continue reading

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Andrea Leadsom – a lesson in dealing with the press

Andrea Leadsom – and her gaffe in the media…  So today Andrea Leadsom has pulled out of the race to become Prime Minister. Previously Leadsom, who was running to be our next Prime Minister, personally apologised for remarks she made … Continue reading

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Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday are different newspapers…

Daily Mail, Mail On Sunday and Mail Online also have different editors…  Often people come to Featureworld to sell a story with a clear idea of which paper they want to see their story in – be it The Mail, … Continue reading

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Closure of New Day newspaper – what can we learn from it?

Sadly New Day newspaper has closed. So why wasn’t it successful?  I believe not having its own website and being allowed to develop an online ‘personality’ was one of the main reasons… From now on when someone comes to Featureworld demanding … Continue reading

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Peru Two drugs mule Michaella – selling her story?

 Michaella McCollum Connolly – as Peru drugs mule appears on television talking about her ordeal, is she being paid for her story? And could she make millions from it? Newly released from her Peru jail Michaella McCollum Connolly – one … Continue reading

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Should women shave their ARM hair?

Followers of Instagram blogger Courtney Adamo voice their surprise at photos of the amount of hair on her arms …  The downside to posting photos on social media is revealed… Courtney Adamo is no stranger to the perils of posting photos … Continue reading

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New Day newspaper – hello and welcome to the world!

The New Day newspaper has been launched – and I give my first impressions… I want to like The New Day newspaper. After all it is published by Trinity Mirror a company I regularly sell stories to. And it is … Continue reading

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