Innisfree Fundraising Event for Platform Online Magazine

Platform Online Magazine is hosting a fundraiser on Wednesday, November 4, at Innisfree Irish Pub in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The event will start at 8 p.m. and entertainment will be provided by the Hypsys. No cover…

Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous

For nearly three years, “Gossip Girl” has been one of the most talked about shows on television. The show is featured on covers of major publications, like Rolling Stone and New York Magazine. The stars of the…

How to Find a Public Relations Mentor

While reading the PRSSA blog, I was reminded of great advice: find a mentor. The importance of a mentor in the PR field is extremely valuable, especially in today’s economy. As we come to the end of PRSSA/PRSA Relationship…

CelebriTweets

Since when are celebrities treated like normal people? They haven’t been and never will be. Though this may be true, I applaud the celebrities who make an attempt at a semi-normal (at best) life, even…

US News Media: Bad PR for Americans?

Wolf Blitzer was interviewing the family familiar with appearing on television and reality shows when the cat was let out of the bag. Wolf didn’t throw a curveball but was definitely taken aback by what…

Social Media Marketing Overload

I log onto my Facebook account. Another fan page request, this time for a cosmetic product I don’t even use. And even if I did use it, why on Earth would I feel the need…

Norma Hanson: An Industry’s Hero

The millennial generation sees limitless possibility in almost every kind of endeavor. Being a part of this, the idea of being denied advancement because of my sex had never even crossed my mind. However, little…

Save the Drama for Your Mama.

We all love hearing about the crazy drama going on in Hollywood every day, which is obviously why we call it “entertainment.” Drama in the entertainment industry is nothing new; it has been going on…

The value of student-run PR firms

It takes more to land a job in public relations than just having a high GPA and being part of many honors societies. Today, employers look for real word experience, like internships, to determine if a person…

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