How PR helped a city recover from the costliest tornado in U.S. history Published on March 12, 2020 at 9:16 p.m. by Dylan Lanas May 22, 2011 It’s Sunday in Joplin, a small city in southwestern Missouri with a population of a little over 50,000.
Posted: April 28, 2015, 2:50 p.m. by Laura Gregory and Sarah Parker. For the past six months, debate has raged regarding police brutality and race relations. At the center of this issue is Ferguson, Missouri, where an African-American 18-year-old was shot and killed by a
Posted: December 3, 2014, 6:50 p.m. by Amber Patterson. Last Monday I witnessed history. I sat in front of my television and watched as St. Louis County prosecutor Robert P. McCulloch announced the decision of a 12-member grand jury. They decided not to indict officer
Posted: October 8, 2014, 1:49 a.m. by Amber Patterson. It is finally silent. We do not hear that much about Ferguson, Missouri, on the 24-hour news cycle anymore. It’s not a main story we see on news tickers, but most importantly it’s no longer a
Posted At: April 12, 2012 3:15 PM by Katie Kallam. City leaders face a distinct public relations challenge following community tragedies. They must acknowledge and honor the tragedy that has occurred while remaining relevant to national media, even years after the event. But just what