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Editor Biographies, Fall 2013

Kyle Borland – Prattville, Alabama and Ramstein, Germany Majors: Public Relations/Business and Political Science Academic Achievements: Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society, Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society, President’s List Jobs, Internships & Other Achievements: Social Marketing Coordinator- The EDGE Tuscaloosa (August 2013-present); Outreach Director- Alabama International Relations Club

Don’t Kick the Kicker When He’s Down

Posted At: December 13, 2013 11:00 a.m. by Brian C. Hoff. Sure, being passionate about sports is fun and appropriate at times, but when it turns into singling out an individual and wishing him harm, there is an ethical line that has been crossed. For

Movember: The Month for Lip Sweaters

Movember: The Month for Lip Sweaters

Posted At: November 18, 2013 2:15 p.m. by Brian C. Hoff For the past 10 years, more than three million people around the world have begun a revolution to colloquially rename November in the name of men’s health awareness. During Movember, men grow mustaches to raise

Tolerance for Bad Taste

Posted At: November 13, 2013 1:45 p.m. by Brian C. Hoff. Ethics, on its face, is the study and practice of right and wrong. In PR, we definitely lean more toward practicing ethics than studying it – but every once in a while, studying an

Microbrewing Buzz

Microbrewing Buzz

Posted At: October 23, 2013 7:07 p.m. by Brian C. Hoff Bud Light. Most Americans know exactly what these two words represent thanks to Anheuser-Busch’s Bud Light television and radio marketing campaigns. What about Yazoo or Druid City? Chances are unless you are from the

Beards as Branding

Posted At: September 27, 2013 9:30 a.m. by Brian C. Hoff Disclaimer: While this article may seem misogynistic because of consistent references to male facial hair and the qualities it represents, it is important to note that the author thinks women are highly capable of

Law and PR: Different Sides of the Same Coin

Law and PR: Different Sides of the Same Coin

Posted At: Sept. 20, 2013 6:30 p.m. by Brian C. Hoff & Susan Griffiths Law and public relations are not usually thought of as a cooperative exchange of cultures in the business world. PR and law often clash when the two industries are forced to work

Spam and Its Effectiveness (or Lack Thereof)

Posted At: September 4, 2013 2:50 p.m. by Brian C. Hoff Meet the totally transformed #Hamsters & all-new #2014Soul. [2014 Soul ! (Exclaim) shown. Expected Fall 2013.] — Kia Motors America (@Kia) August 26, 2013   The #GalaxyNote3 has a 5.7″ Full HD Super AMOLED screen & improved S Pen, making

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