Our crowd of journalists and other influencers cover the following industries, sectors and issues. (In the trade, we call them “patches”.) Journalists can send Direct Message (DM) requests for information to the Twitter groups set out below as part of their research for content. All requests to follow an account must be approved.
For consumer & industry issues relating to pets, such as pet health, grooming, feeding, accessories and veterinary services. For animal conservation, go to Environment. For livestock or other animal farming issues, go to Agriculture.
For industry issues relating to agriculture, such as farming, fishing, and forestry. For questions regarding food, go to Food & Beverage. For questions regarding animals such as pets, go to Animals.
For consumer & industry issues including beauty products on the market, skincare, body grooming, cosmetics, hair grooming, salons & treatments, cosmetic surgery and men’s grooming.
For industry and general business management, operation performance issues, including mergers and takeovers, career moves, profit and losses. For questions regarding managing personal finances, go to Money.
For broad consumer affairs issues. For personal finance issues go to @MoneyHT
For consumer & industry issues including the latest on schools, colleges, university, personal development, Human Resources, personnel and training.
For consumer issues relating to TV, Radio, computer games, celebrities, film, theatre, music, books, art and festivals.
Any issues relating to the environment, such as pollution, climate change, weather and conservation.
For consumer & industry issues such as fashion shows, designers’ seasonal collections and accessories. For questions regarding the general retail industry, go to Retail.
For industry issues relating to food and drink, such as food processing, alcohol, breweries, and licensed/unlicensed food and beverages. For questions regarding specific production, try Agriculture.
For health issues including health worries, diets, healthy eating, men’s health, women’s health, children’s health, disease treatment, cosmetic surgery and mental health. Also for industry issues specifically within the healthcare sector, such as pharmaceutical companies and medical breakthroughs.
For consumer issues including DIY, interior and exterior design, kitchenware, bathroom, garage, windows & conservatories, home technology and furniture. (For questions regarding purchasing a home, go to @PropertyHT).
For internet and online service issues, such as online gaming, search engines, social networking sites, streaming services, broadband, hosting, software as a service, cloud computing. For non-internet related technologies, go to Technology.
For industry issues relating to media and marketing, such as advertising,broadcasting, film, market
research, publishing, printing, events and social media.
For consumer & industry issues including cars, vans, motorbikes and the latest from motoring companies. For questions regarding motoring as a sport e.g. Formula 1, go to Sport. For questions regarding roads or transport infrastructure, go to @TravelHT.
For baby, child and parenting issues.
For consumer issues including personal finance, loans, credit cards and debt. For questions regarding what companies do with their money, go to Business.
For consumer & industry issues relating to property and real estate, such as property markets, housing prices, planning permission and construction. For questions regarding upkeep of a home, go to Home & Garden.
For industry issues relating to retail. For questions regarding specific retail items products or the shopping experience, go to specific industry groups such as Fashion or Beauty.
For any issues relating to the science industry, such as new research developments, studies, and news. For technology follow @TechHT. For environment follow @EnviroHT.
For issues relating to politics and social affairs, such as unemployment, welfare benefits, social services, political issues and elections. For questions regarding Education, Healthcare, Agriculture or Money issues, please go to the relevant groups.
For consumer & industry issues on all sports such as Football, Rugby, Tennis, Golf, Cricket, the Olympics, athletics, winter sports, water sports, motor racing, horse racing, sports personalities and sports products. For questions regarding personal participatory sports, go to Leisure.
For consumer & industry issues including latest gadgets in stores, mobiles, computers, DVD/video, mp3 players, hardware, software and applications. For questions regarding the Internet or other online services, go to Internet.
For industry issues relating to telecommunications market, such as carrier developments; mobile, wireless, wired PSTN network management; OSS/BSS; infrastructure projects; new developments and services.
For consumer and industry issues relating to travel & holidays, such as luxury cruises, ski tours and the tourism industry. Also for industry issues relating to transport, including road, rail, water, air and
space. For car issues, go to MotoringPWK.
For public relations people to share opportunities and gain information from other public
For all issues relating to African countries and Africa as a continent including; consumer, industry, social, political and economic.
For all issues relating to Australasian countries including; consumer, industry, social, political and economic. The countries in this region are Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea etc.
For all European related issues including; consumer, industry, social,
political and economic. This includes countries such as the UK, France, Germany,
Spain, Italy, Switzerland etc.
For all East Asian related issues including; consumer, industry, social,
political and economic. The countries in this region are: China, Hong Kong,
Macau, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Mongolia and Taiwan.
For all issues related to Indo Asian countries such as India, Nepal,
Bangladesh and so on. The issues include those concerning; consumer, industry, social,
political and economic.
For all South American related issues including; consumer, industry, social, political and economic. The countries in this region include Brazil, Colombia, Argentina, Venezuela, Peru and so on.
For all North American related issues including; consumer, industry, social, political and economic. The countries in this region are United States, Mexico, Canada, Guatemala, Cuba etc.
For all issues
relating to the Middle East including; consumer, industry, social,
political and economic. The countries in this region are Egypt, Iran, Iraq,
Saudi, Yemen etc.
For all Russian related issues including; consumer, industry, social,
political and economic.