Category Archives: Fidelis

Give me a "P," give me a "R." GO PR!

Two weeks ago, Diane Schwartz, wrote a blog on the PR News Blog about a new advocacy campaign launched by PR News called “It’s the PR.” The campaign is basically designed to show that the public relations field influences everyone … Continue reading

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"Toxic Talk" in Social Media

While surfing around the blogosphere I came across a post by Crisisblogger Gerald Baron  about “toxic talk” in social media and whether its effects should be taken as seriously as they have in the past. The example brought to light was … Continue reading

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Bite your tongue online

So we’re always told to watch what we put on any and all of our social media profiles (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) because of the potential consequences. In fact, the last discussion we had in Business & Future of Journalism covered … Continue reading

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Blogs Killing the Newspaper Star

Over the last few years, sport writers (in particular baseball beat writers) have had to evolve because of the ever changing times of media. No longer can a beat writer just file their stories for the morning’s paper, or simply … Continue reading

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To ghost, or not to ghost: that is the question

Our last day of class before spring break was partially spent on the discussion of ghostwriters’ blogging for a company and where it falls on the moral spectrum. I thought this topic was just being addressed as a segue into our next case … Continue reading

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Know your role…

Back when I was a freshman I, like many others, was still undecided on my major. I’m sure we’ve all had different paths that brought us to PR, but I think it would be more important for those thinking about … Continue reading

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Paying for news?

In Tim McGuire’s Business & Future of Journalism class, there was a discussion about how much people are willing to pay for their news. The debating ranged everywhere; from full subscribers to micropayments, down to no payments at all. I … Continue reading

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When Sports PR Goes Too Far

First off let me start by saying sports media relations or public relations is not at all like everyday PR. You can get away with more in the arena of sports PR. But when a sports PR stunt manipulates one … Continue reading

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Has word-of-mouth been replaced by word-of-text?

Today, I stumbled upon a blog by Dan Wool, a regular contributor to the Valley PR Blog, about Jeff Goodman’s launch of his new word-of-mouth marketing company, Blabbermouth. Goodman, a former actor and New Media Director of the Arizona Democratic Party, created … Continue reading

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