Entertainment PR: The Women behind the Spotlight

Published on March 4, 2019, at 4:32 p.m. by Dasia Greer. Since the early 2000s, the field of public relations has seen an influx of women practitioners. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, women…

[Insert Tidal Here]

Posted on April 27, 2016, at 11:55 a.m. by Elizabeth Broussard. Well, Beyoncé’s done it again. This past Saturday, the singer released a compelling visual album on Tidal named “Lemonade.” The multidimensional lyrics and engaging video…

Dropping the Biscuit

Posted on February 16, 2016, at 1:10 a.m. by Kala Brumbaugh. When you receive a retweet, mention or like by a celebrity, it’s usually the highlight of your day. It’s something you would probably tell…

The New Rhythm of Music PR

Posted: March 16, 2015, 10:10 a.m. by Mackensie Henderson. After years of plummeting sales numbers, the music industry has taken to its key players to amass more publicity. Between Justin Timberlake’s success in bringing back vinyl…

Let’s Talk Feminism

Posted: January 21, 2015, 2:41 p.m. by Katie Foster Howard. As a public relations student, I initially wrote this blog about how the feminist movement should be branded, as a kind of Feminist Movement micromanager.…

Michael Sam: First a Football Player

Posted: February 12, 2014, 2:40 p.m. by Shannon Auvil. On Feb. 9, 2014, University of Missouri defensive lineman Michael Sam revealed that he is gay via a breaking article in The New York Times. Sam…

Lindsay Lohan’s Top 5 PR Lessons

by Amanda Coppock As often as stars like Lindsay Lohan are in the public eye, you would expect them to understand how to use better public relations to their benefit. Lohan, for one, clearly has…

Disaster.com – How the Internet Can Help You in a Crisis

This post is related to the Platform article “Crisis Communication 101 — Basic Rules of Managing a Crisis” by Philip Turkowitsch. Communication tools on the World Wide Web allow us to distribute messages to millions…