Links to the Web’s Best, Most Diverse Media Listing Sites
If you don’t want to spring the fee for a press release distribution service, you can compile your own media list using these links. If you need to reach a very specific population, such as cat lovers or owners of dry cleaning stores around the world, this may be the best route for you regardless of your budget.
Alternative Press Online Directory – Jump site for hundreds of leftist, feminist and alternative-lifestyle publications
Common Dreams News Center – Contact specific section editors for 30+ alternative newspapers in the U.S.
Computer/Internet Media Directory – Links for computer, e-commerce and Internet magazines
Directory of Local Daily and Weekly Newspapers – State by state, town by town listings of local newspapers and contact info
Ecola – Jump site for more than 8,400 newspapers and magazines and 1,100 TV stations
Financial Media Directory – 200+ sites that report on the world of finance
Gebbie Press – Links to thousands of newspapers, magazines, radio and TV stations that are on the Internet
Kidon Media-Link – Worldwide and multilingual directory for newspapers
Legal Media Directory – When trying to publicize a law-related topic, start with this list of contacts
Medical Media List – Links to medical, physician and health Web sites
New Pages Guide to Alternative Periodicals – Find little-known magazines ranging from Aboriginal Voices to Yoga International
News365 – Another media jump site, not as complete as Ecola or Newslink but contains topical Web sites that the others miss
Newsletter Directories – Links to several online, print or purchasable database directories of newsletters
Newslink – Find links here to thousands of newspapers, magazines, radio and TV stations worldwide
News Voyager – Track down U.S. and Canadian daily and weekly newspapers and editors for sports, business, politics, calendar listings, etc.
Online Press Releases – Sells an inexpensive media database (updated quarterly) that you can use again and again to reach the media
Personal Finance Media Directory – An awesome directory of media contacts covering personal finance
PR Machine – If you’re in high tech, this list of national and regional high-tech reporters and editors is a gold mine
Talk Radio Directory – List of radio stations in the U.S., Canada and a few other countries with the news/talk format
Top Radio – State by state, country by country listings of radio stations that have Web sites
Trade Publications – Find hundreds of specialized industry publications here, from ABA Banking Journal to Wireless Week
World Wide Arts Resources – Jumping-off page for publications in the visual, literary and performing arts
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