Tag Archives: media

ComWarner Newest Friend or Foe

Two cable giants finally merged. Comcast bought Time Warner for $45.2 billion. If the deal is approved by the FCC, it will be the biggest provider for television channels and Internet connections in the nation, rivaling DirecTV, phone companies and … Continue reading

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Using social media effectively

As future PR professionals, knowing how to use social media is essential to our field. The question is, do we really know how to use social media effectively? A recent study has shown that nearly 70 percent of businesses are … Continue reading

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University of California stops using Gmail over security concerns

Every time I open my computer, the first thing I do is check my Arizona State University e-mail, from Gmail. I like to think that Google is one of the most reliable websites. To me, my e-mail is one of … Continue reading

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Does Social Media Make You Less Trustful?

Do you trust your friends and colleagues to be creditable sources of information about a company? If so, you’re in the minority. According to Edelman’s 2010 Trust Barometer, the number of people who do is 25 percent — a big … Continue reading

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Give and Take

The animosity between the public relations students and the other students at the Cronkite School is no secret. We hear it all the time, being referred to as the, “ PR People,” and then eye rolls that follow when you … Continue reading

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What We Should Take Away From Blogs

I thought this current post from PRSA was perfect for our final week of blogging this semester.  As students we are often expected to do assignments that we may feel are unnessessary, especially if we have many lingering assignments that … Continue reading

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Stalking people? No it is just Foursquare

Have you ever walked into a new restaurant hoping that it will be delicious, but you did not know what to expect? Or, have you ever gone to a concert and thought, “I wonder if I will run into anyone … Continue reading

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Seeking to Kill Bad Press IS Bad Press

It’s a part of the game.  When a company is publicly traded they are targeted with a great deal of public scrutiny.  Many times, companies try to avoid this or discredit those who are criticizing them.  This is only natural to defend the company’s … Continue reading

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2-Year-Old Finds iPad Easy to Use

The iPad is not only for teens and adults, according to Mashable.com two-year-olds can use them too! What is our world coming to? Two-year-olds are playing with  apps like Dr. Seuss on the iPad. When I was growing up I … 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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