In the age of Twitter and the 24-hour news cycle, it’s hard to imagine putting the brakes on even the smallest snippet of news. Journalists are paid to one-up each other. Breaking a story can make a career. So what’s a news embargo, and does it really work?
Why do some lawyers and professors find themselves quoted so often? How are they magically on speed dial with certain outlets? Certainly credit goes to their skills as an interview subject, but also to their rapport and relationship with the journalist.