PR Why the press release is not dead The press release is not dead, nor should it be, Diane Schwartz of PR News says. She and Mark Ragan discuss why. By Ragan StaffMarch 25, 2014 SHARE Is the press release dead? Should it be? 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.