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Pack Your Bags: A Trip Through the Travel and Tourism Sector

Pack Your Bags: A Trip Through the Travel and Tourism Sector

Published on June 3, 2019, at 7:11 a.m. by Olivia Lake. Airport departure screens are filled with names of travel destinations, ranging from Charlotte to Dallas to San Francisco and everywhere in between. Travel destinations recruit visitors, and oftentimes public relations professionals are the movers

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Ethics

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Ethics

Published on December 4, 2018, at 11:35 a.m. by Emily Hillhouse. From the importance of fighting evil, to the value of friendship, to the idea that there’s a place for everyone in this world, J.K. Rowling teaches readers a myriad of lessons throughout the seven

How to Approach a Journalist

How to Approach a Journalist

Published on July 17, 2017, at 12:15 p.m. by Katie Willem. Eric Alterman in his article “How PR Is Killing Journalism” entertains a very negative view of public relations. His thoughts come from this statement, in which he says, “The relationship between journalists and PR

What the “Other” Thinks of PR

What the “Other” Thinks of PR

Published on November 11, 2016, at 12:41 p.m. by Megan Perkins. Doctors save lives. Teachers educate students. Police officers fight crime. Public relations practitioners write press releases? The entirety of the public relations profession cannot be summed up in one simple phrase. It’s a complex

Case Study: “Making a Murderer”

Case Study: “Making a Murderer”

Posted on March 22, 2016, at 3:15 p.m. by Elizabeth Broussard. When most people think of documentaries, they think of journalism, or the unbiased retelling of something that’s happened. From “Supersize Me” to “Jiro Dreams of Sushi” to “Man on a Wire,” documentaries have a

Fact-Checking Lessons

Fact-Checking Lessons

Posted: August 4, 9:24 a.m. by Mackensie Henderson. On Nov. 19, 2014, Rolling Stone magazine published an article exposing a young female’s personal experience of a horrific campus-related rape at the University of Virginia. To give a brief synopsis, the article, “A Rape on Campus: A

Bill Liss: The PR Pro

Bill Liss: The PR Pro

Posted: February 19, 5:20 p.m. by Mackensie Henderson. I sat in a small study room in my apartment, waiting for the clock to turn 7:30 p.m. to speak with a leading reporter for 11Alive, Bill Liss. After an hour of listening to his captivating stories,

PR: Fulfilling Lives and Defying Stereotypes

PR: Fulfilling Lives and Defying Stereotypes

Posted: October 20, 2014, 2:30 p.m. by Kelsey Weiss. One of the best aspects of being in the crop of up-and-coming public relations practitioners is the recognition that a future career in our field is bright — and growing. Recent communication graduates have a large variety

Discerning Credible News Sources

Discerning Credible News Sources

Posted: April 9, 2014, 1:45 p.m. by Stefanie Dunlap. As the world becomes more and more tech-savvy, the amount of people who have access to the Internet has greatly increased, and in turn, almost everyone has the chance to contribute to the information found on

Get Your Message. Get Your Message Out. Do Good.

Get Your Message. Get Your Message Out. Do Good.

Posted At: February 28, 2013 7:00 P.M. by Taylor Hodgkinson Rena Pederson’s accolades include the likes of appearing on Oprah for her ‘What’s Next?’ book, serving as vice president and editor of the editorial page of The Dallas Morning News for 16 years, being a

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