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The Cigarette Labeling Debate

Posted At: December 8, 2010 12:51 PM by Meredith Julian June 22, 2011, will mark the beginning of the Food and Drug Administration’s new control over cigarette packaging. On that day, the FDA will select the final nine labels to be used on new cigarette packages

Lessons from Living Legends

Posted At: November 9, 2010 2:44 AM by Karissa Bursch and Meredith Julian What constitutes a living legend? Recently a panel session at the PRSSA National Convention in Washington, D.C., featured four professionals chosen as living legends in the public relations field. During the panel discussion, they provided advice for

Olbermann “Contributes” to Ethics Scandal

On Tuesday, Nov. 9, Keith Olbermann resumed his position as host of the MSNBC news program “Countdown,” after a weekend suspension. Olbermann was suspended for contributing to the campaigns of three democratic politicians. While he claims not to have known about the no-contribution rule in

Election 2010: What Will Become of the Tea Party?

As Tuesday’s midterm elections draw closer, hype about the Tea Party seems to have died down from its height this summer. As a result, some political communicators believe the Democrats will retain their majority in Congress. Still others believe the Tea Party’s appeal to fresh-thinking

Using PSAs to Change Opinion About Religious Stereotypes

Be it opposition to the proposed World Trade Center mosque in New York City or Florida Pastor Terry Jones threatening to burn copies of the Quran, recent news exposed a seeming rise in the mistrust and misunderstanding of Muslims in this country. Observing this trend,

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