Diversity and Political Communication: A Debt to be Paid

Diversity and Political Communication: A Debt to be Paid

Diversity tends to be approached with great caution from political communication professionals, but why? Personally, I believe that this is due to the fear that political parties have of losing voters if they take a position that may be controversial. This statement stands true not only when talking about problems facing the LGBTIQ+ community, but also when looking at people […]

Career Advice from Industry Pros

Career Advice from Industry Pros

This past semester, the University of Mississippi PRSSA hosted a Chapter meeting in conjunction with the IMC Connect! conference at the School of Journalism and New Media. Dr. Amanda Bradshaw, co-chair of IMC Connect!, stated that “The purpose of this event is to foster connections and collaborations among multiple stakeholders, including integrated marketing communications practitioners, academic researchers, faculty members, and […]

The PRSSA and Finn Partners Program Experience — Part 2

The PRSSA and Finn Partners Program Experience — Part 2

This article offers reflections from various PRSSA students who participated in “Partners for Diversity: The Internship Preview” a collaborative program created by PRSSA and FINN Partners. To learn more about the program, see part one of our coverage here. Giselle Gallegos — California State University, Fullerton My recent participation in the FINN Partners x PRSSA Partners for Diversity program was […]

Practicing Public Relations in the Age of Cancel Culture

Practicing Public Relations in the Age of Cancel Culture

The concept of “cancel culture” has travelled through the mouths of politicians, tech CEOs, social media creators, and other sorts of influencers. The first time I heard of someone condemning this idea of online shaming was from President Obama while speaking at a summit for his foundation. The former president pushed back against these ideas of “judgmentalism” and “purity” found […]

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 […]