Author Archives: cmcelroy

When to Say When: Navigating the morally ambiguous

My roommate, a self-proclaimed health nut, recently discovered the pro-high fructose corn syrup ads launched by the Corn Refiners Association. The night she finally watched one, she screamed my name for me to come in and watch. After it finished, … Continue reading

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PR Award leads to PR Nightmare

If you want to know how a company or organization holds up in terms of public relations, the easiest way to find out is to check out their merits. One police force in Northumbria in the UK recently won one … Continue reading

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Journalism and PR

It seems like just about every time the discussion of the PR program in the Cronkite school comes up, I hear the same basic complaint: not enough PR experience. And truthfully, I can’t say I disagree. From the moment we … Continue reading

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Self Advertising for Jobs: Clever or Creepy?

As more than a few of us are approaching graduation, the stress of landing a job after May is enough to get anyone’s heart beating a little bit quicker. I for one, tend to spend at least an hour of … Continue reading

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