* Mediapoint: Discover the stories that matter before they turn into the news

Mediapoint is an unrivalled news-monitoring tool that gives privileged access to the Press Association’s breaking newswire at the same time as the media. That means you can react to the news as it happens, whether it is to generate positive publicity off the back of any related news or prevent a PR crisis from happening.

Customers rely on Mediapoint for:

Reputation management

Whether you are looking to maximise your organisation’s positive coverage, or are in the midst of a publicity crisis, Mediapoint gives you the means to respond quickly to news regarding your company, industry or market.

Real-time monitoring

Mediapoint allows you to view the UK’s breaking news as it happens, not after it has been reported, thereby extending the lead time you have to respond. An invaluable crisis management tool.

Email alerts for breaking stories

Our customisable alert service allows you to create a real-time monitoring service bespoke to your needs.

Agenda setting and informing PR strategy

Access PA’s forward planning diaries 6-months in advance, so you know what the UK’s media will be covering ahead of time.

Premium features:

For customers interested in a more in-depth access to the media:

Embargoed content

Mediapoint’s embargoed content is an important feature for enabling companies wanting to be aware of the news agenda before the general public. Our service allows you to contribute to stories ahead of time, before the embargo has been lifted to ensure you stay one step ahead.

Diary Search

For clients wanting to advance their strategic planning, Mediapoint offers an invaluable insight into events happening over the next 30 days. Updated on a minute by minute basis, diary search gives you the means to identify opportunities and time activity to help maximise coverage.

Who uses Mediapoint?

Mediapoint is widely used by PR and Communications professionals across the UK. Our customers include major brands from sectors such as:


  • Financial services, travel and transport, sporting clubs and retailers
  • Government departments both central and local
  • Charities and academia
  • PR agencies

Client testimonials:

“The 24/7 news cycle now moves at a faster pace than ever. The Mediapoint service has been a fantastic tool for us to stay abreast of breaking news and to ensure we don’t miss anything on key subjects.”

Peter Hess, Communications Manager

Equality and Human Rights Commission

“We have saved searches and email alerts so that we’re alerted straight away to any relevant breaking news. I’ve used PA’s breaking Newswire for many years now and wouldn’t keep coming back if I didn’t find it useful.”

Martin Deller, Head Of External Affairs


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