Category Archives: Radial Relations

Good Feelings Towards Cronkite PR

As we round out the final week of blogging and finish the week of our social media projects, I cannot help but reflect back on what I have learned and evaluate the Cronkite School’s PR program as a whole. Although … Continue reading

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Public Relations is…

This past week, I have had two acquaintances from my elementary school years ask me about my major. When I said public relations, they both asked something along the lines of, “what does that entail?” And no matter how many … Continue reading

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Strategy #1: Understand Business Financials

For my business journalism class with Professor Leckey, I have to read “24 Days,” which is a book that chronicles The Wall Street Journal’s experience in covering Enron’s collapse. (To this day, the ex-American energy company is credited as the … Continue reading

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Was your internship illegal?

This past week I reviewed all of the companies who will be attending the PR internship interview day, and I noticed that very few offer paid internships. This really didn’t surprise me, since all along I’ve been told that most … Continue reading

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Twitter for those of us that haven’t jumped all the way on the wagon

I have to admit that the Twittersphere is still a little intimidating to me. I know, I know, if social media were a class I would probably be failing the participation part. Last semester, the Phoenix PRSA chapter hosted a … Continue reading

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Socially Responsible Communication Methods

About a week ago, PR News held a luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. to honor those who had the best corporate social responsibility (CSR) communications in 2009. Some of the winners were Nickelodeon for Cause Branding Campaign, … Continue reading

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A new use for social media

Social media can be a great PR tool, but the way some companies use it doesn’t seem right to me. I recently read a post on a blog called The PR Practitioner titled “Companies pay you to talk and tweet … Continue reading

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Happy Day-After HAPPO Day

Most of us have probably heard of HARO (Help A Reporter Out) as a successful networking tool amongst our journalist friends. Lucky for us PR folk, Arik Hanson and Valerie Simon, both communications specialists, came together to launch HAPPO (Help … Continue reading

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Privacy: With or against the social media trend?

Facebook, Twitter and Linked In are just some of the new instruments that have been placed in the PR toolbox and changed the game a bit. Obviously, they are ways for people to manage different aspects of their reputation. However, … Continue reading

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