April Fools' Day Guidelines from CNW

TORONTO, March 30, 2016 /CNW/ - In anticipation of April 1, CNW would like to remind communications professionals and members of the media of our April Fools' Day Guidelines.

Click to tweet: April Fools' Day Guidelines from @CNWGroup

CNW will accept and issue joke news releases on April 1, but each must include a warning at the beginning of the headline, as follows:

English — April 1 Alert: [news release headline]
French — Alerte - le 1er avril: [news release headline]

Please let our News Centre team know in advance if you are planning to issue a joke release on April Fools' Day.

Visit Beyond the Wire for more details on CNW's April Fool's Day Guidelines.

To learn more about creating compelling content, download our article All Press Is Good Press: Best Practices for Creating Media-Friendly Content. 


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For further information: Nadine Tousignant, Manager, Media and Audience Relations, Nadine.tousignant@newswire.ca, 514-244-3663

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