Dealing with the media

MediaWise guides to assist members of the public in their dealings with the media.

What’s the cost of selling your story?
Includes words of warning from MediaWise and a safety checklist for those entering into a contract with the media.

Coping with media interest after a trial 
Includes information on what to do when a journalist approaches you, what to do if a reporter harasses you and what you can do at the end of a trial. (This is an updated version of guidance devised by MediaWise & AFFECT.)

What can you do when a journalist gets things wrong?
Includes information on media regulation, dealing with unwanted attention and making complaints.

Advice from other organisations:

Making an impact: How to deal with the media
By Philip Cowley, University of Nottingham, March 2013.