Tag: public relations

Crisis Week 1: SOPA and PIPA protest: How did organizations respond?

Over the next four weeks, I’ll be observing crises in communication and analyzing what went right or wrong in my opinion. Feel free to comment your own thoughts! ————————————————————————————– Today is the Congressional vote for a bill that sparked the biggest online protest to date. Last Wednesday some websites including Google, Wikipedia (in English), Reddit and a few others blacked out their homepages or … Read More Crisis Week 1: SOPA and PIPA protest: How did organizations respond?

The job PRocess: The roller coaster we all have to endure

I have been searching for an internship or part-time job for a while now. It never occurred to me that the process would be harder than usual. I have had about 3 steady jobs and loved all of them, but they never required any special skills or concentrations. After all, it only takes an age barrier to be a Barista at Starbucks or a … Read More The job PRocess: The roller coaster we all have to endure

What is PR anyway?

So many times when I mention majoring in Public Relations, I get the head nod, the “mmm” or the plain blank face. Unless you have studied some sort of communication or heard it from a movie, no one really knows much about it except that it’s “like marketing”. I agree that they go hand in hand, but for those of you who aren’t quite … Read More What is PR anyway?

Some like it Taught!

Combine some curiosity with a bit of jittery tension, add in a dash of enthusiasm and what do you get? Probably some smoke and a mild cough, followed by my first blog. So as I sit here, fingers chomping at the bit to begin, I realize that’s actually me… chomping on some leftovers. What can I say? I need brain food. I decided to … Read More Some like it Taught!