Hitting the Target

Two days before classes began, the Target store in Tuscaloosa, Ala., opened its doors after hours for University of Alabama students. The university transported students from various locations on campus to Target. That night Target…

Leadership styles in the PR field

What is a leader? Should a leader be humble? Bossy? Encouraging? Defining leadership has never been easy. What makes a leader specifically in the public relations field? Is it knowing how to effectively use social…

Beyond Guantanamo: A Case Study

The interpretation of the Constitution and its implied rights have been argued about throughout history. Recently, it has caused much disruption with the Guantanamo captives. Guantanamo Bay is located at the southeastern section of Cuba…

The “Reinvention” of GM

When the country has been buzzing with the horrors of a failing economy for months, how do you look forward? What if your company has been forced to file bankruptcy and is in an industry…

Representing the “Man in the Mirror”

I can only imagine what it is like to be Michael Jackson’s publicist. Needless to say, it must be an extremely busy job. Arguably, this is the most famous figure in pop music, the “King…

If You Seek Amy, Do Not Hook Up

In today’s world of pop culture, image is everything. Celebrities fill our media outlets with tales of parties, elopements and other eye-catching drama. Image is not only the physical image that these celebrities portray, but…

Dove gets a little too fresh

Dove’s “Campaign for Real Beauty” revolutionized the perception of beauty in the media by showing real women, and not models, in its advertisements. This decision gave the brand a great deal of publicity, and Dove…

The Windy City Candidate

As of April 23, 2009, at 11:22 p.m. “the windy city” has 1,113,258 “friends supporting the bid” according to Chicago’s 2016 candidate city Web site. The following is a statement also on Chicago’s 2016 candidate…

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