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Controversial Comedians: Balancing Humor and PR

Controversial Comedians: Balancing Humor and PR

Published on November 8, 2023, 3:33 p.m. by Kat Weir. Comedians often walk a fine line between humor and controversy, pushing boundaries to entertain and provoke thought. Matt Rife, Joe Rogan and Theo Von are prime examples of comedians who have found themselves in the spotlight, both

Lindsay Lohan: The Nostalgia Trap

Lindsay Lohan: The Nostalgia Trap

Published on February 6, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. by Cassidy Anderson. At the age of 12, Lindsay Lohan made her acting debut. In the years following her success with the movie “The Parent Trap,” Lohan became one of Hollywood’s biggest stars. But, her success in

The New Rhythm of Music PR

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 records and Beyoncé’s innovative method of releasing an album, the

Miley Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop

Posted At: October 4, 2013 8:30 a.m. by Lexi Holdbrooks You know that one mortifying nightmare where you are standing stark naked, in public, and everyone is staring? For some reason you left for work or school that day and thought it was absolutely normal that

The Publicist Behind Snooki’s Success

Posted At: January 21, 2012 3:30 PM by Meghan Rodriguez Since she was first introduced as a cast member on MTV’s “Jersey Shore” in December 2009…

Pauly D Does NOT Approve This Message

By Hannah McDaniel The current generation of consumers is unlike any other. Generation Y does not know how to handle positive reinforcement, and most of us respond best to negative criticism. We are fine with product placement — but do not tell us what to

What PR Hath Snooki Wrought?

By Christine Kapurch Reality shows continue to flood the airwaves and consume our newspapers. The diverse demographics that are reached through these programs forces me to ask the question, is this just trashy TV or quite possibly the smartest PR tool ever created? Every summer,

Glee’s GQ Photo Shoot

Many parents are concerned about their children being desensitized by programs airing on MTV or E! because of their reputation for risqué content. We expect to see scantily-clad clothing and explicit behavior when tuning in for “Keeping up with the Kardashians,” but the same conduct

Finding Your Future Career

As a senior PR student, I’m beginning to feel the pressure of transitioning into the workforce. This pressure continues to build as I hear about the growing unemployment rates and terrible economy. The only thing that keeps my spirits up is confidence in my plans

Spring Break in PCB: Family Friendly or College Crazy?

Panama City Beach, Fla., has been a popular spring break hot spot for the past 25 years. Several thousand people party in PCB every year from all over the country. PCB has earned a bad rep for incidents that have been highlighted in the media.

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