Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Press Release

Here is a sample press release. Shortcut keys to copy it into your buffer then paste it into a word processing program are as follows:

Highlight the entire text you want to copy by clicking at the beginning, then hold down the shift key and click at the end.

Holding down the "Ctrl" and "C" keys at the same time will copy the highlighted text to your buffer. You can then paste it into an email or a text editor or word processing program by opening the program you want to edit it in and hitting the "Ctrl" and "V" keys at the same time. If nothing happens, try clicking where you want to paste it and trying it again.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:


Contact: [YOUR NAME]


Organization: [YOUR ORGANIZATION]


Telephone Number: (Number people can call with questions/for directions)


Fax Number: (If you have one - for the newspaper to use)


Email Address: [YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS]


Website: http://palestine.bravenewtheaters.com/



FREE SHOWING OF “LIFE IN OCCUPIED PALESTINE”

[CITY, STATE, DATE] — As part an effort to educate the public about human rights issues in Palestine, [YOUR ORGANIZATION if applicable] will host a free showing of the film “Life in Occupied Palestine” on [DATE] at [TIME]. The film will be shown at [LOCATION WITH FULL ADDRESS] and will be followed by a brief talk and discussion led by [SPEAKER’S NAME WITH CREDENTIALS, if applicable]. We are hoping to provide a place for education and discussion toward a lasting peace in Israel/Palestine.

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