How You Can Make Your Social Media More Inclusive to the Disability Community

How You Can Make Your Social Media More Inclusive to the Disability Community

The modern world of media is being led by the digital age. Even though the digital age has helped reduce geographical and social barriers, is the digital age completely inclusive to people with disabilities? Technology has monumentally changed our culture in the past decade, improving the lives of people with disabilities and I wonder where technology will take us in […]

Three Email Tips to Impress the Press

Three Email Tips to Impress the Press

Click. Open Email. Move to Spam. Delete. Next. Click. Open Email. Move to Spam. Delete. Next. It is inbox overload in the first 60 seconds of a journalist’s workday. From follow-ups to bizarre requests, reporters are inundated with messages that most of them are not even interested in covering. Over time, their tolerance fades for wayward story pitches. I hate to break […]

Four Things the Kardashians Can Teach Us About Good Public Relations

Four Things the Kardashians Can Teach Us About Good Public Relations

Love them or hate them, there is no doubt you know them. The Kardashians are America’s most famous family and have become a household name throughout the world. Their million-dollar empire is based solely on one thing — good public relations. The time Kim “broke the Internet.” In 2014, Kim Kardashian graced the cover of Paper magazine wearing a necklace of […]

The Pressure is on for Graduates Entering the PR Industry as the Competition Grows

The Pressure is on for Graduates Entering the PR Industry as the Competition Grows

Student Organizations Might Help Students Take the Lead in Landing a Job Graduation is bittersweet for every college graduate. They are relieved from late night studying or deadbeat members in group projects. But instead, they are faced with job search panic and loss of confidence in their knowledge and abilities as a professional. Everyone knows that some industries have low […]

PR Takeaways from the Fyre Festival Fiasco

PR Takeaways from the Fyre Festival Fiasco

In case you have not watched the recent Netflix and Hulu documentaries or the articles and memes buzzing around social media, the Fyre Festival was a crisis of historic proportions. The “vision” of Fyre was to provide access to celebrity performers to anyone who wished to book a performer. Creator Billy McFarland was the “visionary” orchestrating the company.  The concept […]

Roll With Your Reputation [National Conference 2018 Session Recap]

Roll With Your Reputation [National Conference 2018 Session Recap]

Session: Roll With Your Reputation: Sports PR Presenter: Andy McGowan, Clinical Instructor, Georgia State University Recap: The media world is ever changing. Nowadays everyone is a reporter and everything is on the record. Presenter Andy McGowan emphasized this concept throughout his presentation. To start, he asked what reputation is. There are two parts of reputation: the rational part (products and services) and the […]