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Faceoff: Facebook in the Classroom an...

Posted At: July 12, 2012 3:04 PM
by Julia Gardial
As social media becomes more deeply integrated into our lives than ever before, it’s important to use college as a time to train for professional habits.

posted on: Jul 12, 2012 | author: Student

Pinning Potential: A PR Pinterest Blo...

Posted At: June 25, 2012 2:52 PM
by Julia Gardial
Google+ couldn’t find it. Twitter strives for it. Facebook dominates it. So what is it?

posted on: Jun 25, 2012 | author: Student

Persistence Does Pay Off

Posted At: May 10, 2012 1:20 PM
by Ashley McDaniel
Persistence: “Continuing without change in function or structure and continuing to exist despite interference or treatment.”

posted on: May 10, 2012 | author: Student

A PR View of Saying “I Do”

Posted At: May 3, 2012 2:30 PM
by Kera Cottingham
I found myself not only graduating with a public relations degree, but also engaged. Yes, I have a diamond and all, but I also have a soon-to-be marketing grad as a fiancé. With that said, as we have begun to plan our upcoming nuptials, we both have realized two previously unthought-of planning aspects: how to market and publicize our wedding.

A PR View of Saying “I Do”
posted on: May 7, 2012 | author: Student

Regrets and Lessons Learned

Posted At: May 3, 2012 10:30 AM
by Katie Bishop

As a soon-to-be college graduate in merely days, I cannot help but to focus this blog on the past four years of my life: The regrets and lessons learned.

posted on: May 3, 2012 | author: Student

Building your network

Posted At: April 24, 2012 5:10 PM
by Mariah Fairweather
Through my past four years at The University of Alabama, I have learned many things about the PR field. One of the most valuable pieces of information I have learned is to always continue to build your professional network.

posted on: Apr 24, 2012 | author: Student

Interviewing 101

Posted At: April 23, 2012 2:00 PM
by Lauren Cuervo

I have applied to every job I can find that is even remotely related to the communication field, everything from hotel concierge to sales representative. The job search and some of its resulting interviews have taught me a few things every aspiring interviewee should know.

posted on: Apr 23, 2012 | author: Student

Are You Absolutely Necessary?

Posted At: April 18, 2012 2:30 PM
by Katie Brazeal
As communications professionals, what is there to be learned from the Olbermann catastrophe? And how do you prove that you are, in fact, indispensable?

posted on: Apr 18, 2012 | author: Student

The Rerelease Revolution

Posted At: April 17, 2012 9:00 PM
by Katie Kallam

The rerelease of classic films in 3D is a growing trend in Hollywood. In the year 2012, four movies will be released in 3D, and not just by Disney. Beauty and the Beast, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Titanic and Finding Nemo are all films that are continuing this 3D trend.

posted on: Apr 18, 2012 | author: Student

Making a Worthy Investment: Interpers...

Posted At: April 15, 2012 12:45 PM
by Margaret Bishop

A quick hello on the elevator, a short tweet, a brief phone conversation: these are all everyday interactions that we have with colleagues, friends and clients. It is always a strength to be friendly and polite – but how deeply do you know your co-workers and clients?

posted on: Apr 15, 2012 | author: Student

Prevent a Dent in Your Event

Posted At: April 12, 2012 3:15 PM
by Brian Haight

Planning and hosting an event can be the most stressful part of a PR professional’s job. These occasions can either be a breeze or so chaotic that it makes you want to pull your hair out.

posted on: Apr 12, 2012 | author: Student

Instant Ancient History

Posted At: April 11, 2012 2:30 PM
by Anna Ellis

Rather than consistently reporting stories with elements of newsworthiness, such as relevance, timeliness and prominence, the 24-hour news cycle is infamous for reporting on trendy topics and sensationalism. This biased agenda setting creates unnecessary drama that the 24-hour news cycle seems to thrive off of, also known as “fluff stories.”

Instant Ancient History
posted on: Apr 11, 2012 | author: Student

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