Media Relations Enough with the ‘death of the press release’ already Though some may view press releases as outdated, they still have their uses. Many reporters want them, so they can have all the information they need in one place. By Michelle GarrettJan. 21, 2014 SHARE Ragan Insider Premium Content To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.