The notion of spamming journalists with story ideas and pitches is becoming less and less effective.
I find myself being much more selective in who I pitch - and more important, how I pitch.
Aside from pitching through Facebook, I find myself sending more pitches directly journalists through feedback forms such as the one above.
Take the case of gadget blogger, Ben Patterson with YahooTech.
Want to reach Ben?
Best way to do this is through the feedback form.
Make sure you specify why you are contacting him by noting in the subject matter under "Story Tip."