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What the press want this week + Bitcoin value plummets over $1000 in one hour, Twitter denies employees are reading private messages and new app creates recipes from what’s in your fridge

Happy new year! January is upon us and today we’ve seen Bitcoin drop by more than $1000 in one hour a
What the press want this week + Bitcoin value plummets over $1000 in one hour, Twitter denies employees are reading private messages and new app creates recipes from what’s in your fridge
By Amanda Lorenzani • Issue #14 • View online
Happy new year!
January is upon us and today we’ve seen Bitcoin drop by more than $1000 in one hour amid reports that Chinese and South Korean governments are planning a crackdown on the digital currency.
Elsewhere, Twitter has denied that ‘hundreds’ of employees are reading private DMs and Whirlpool launches Yumly 2.0, a new app that creates a recipe from what’s inside your fridge.
Looking forward into 2018, we explore the biggest tech trends for the coming year, find out BBC Click’s gadget highlights from the Consumer Electronics Show and introduce the world’s first cryptocurrency-themed pop group.
Finally take a look at this Google app that matches your selfie to a famous portrait – it’s given us a laugh this week!
Amanda
amanda@thegoodpragency.com

What we've been talking about this week...
Bitcoin price drops by $1,000 in one hour amid fears of escalating crackdowns
Twitter Denies Claim That 'Hundreds' Of Employees Are Reading Direct Messages
Tech trends 2018: medical AI, Bitcoin and more | The Week UK
CES 2018: A look at the show's highlights - BBC News
Introducing the world’s first cryptocurrency-themed pop group | The Week UK
What the press want this week...
National newspapers/ current affairs
Metro – Comment on whether men will be rendered obsolete by robots. Deadline 18 January.
Trade/ business/ professional media
Gigabit – Looking for industry specialists/ experts to talk about how CRM will look going into 2018. Deadline 22 January.
IDG Connect – Using data insight to tell tech stories. Deadline 23 January.
IDG Connect – How can tech firms better manage security/ tech crises? Deadline 26 January.
Consumer media
I The Stylist – Quotes and examples from people who have successfully swapped their careers. Deadline 19 January.
GDPR.Report – Looking for experts in GDPR and data protection to write articles for an online publication. Deadline 22 January.
The Cryptocurrency Magazine – Looking for videos about cryptocurrency to show on their video channel. Deadline 31 January.
My Making Money Magazine – Can you write a chapter about cryptocurrency? Deadline 31 January.
Blogs
The Sinsa Mode – Ideas for features on the latest tech and gadgets. Deadline 31 January.
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Amanda Lorenzani

Musings Of A Media Strategist: tips and trends to maximise your press engagement. Technology, Culture & Society plus what press are asking for this week.

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