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Emojis Lost in Translation?

Apple rolled out a series of more than 150 new emojis in their iOS 9.1 update, much to the joy and surprise of many iPhone users. Users had been waiting for a middle finger, taco and burrito emoji, among others. … Continue reading

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Video: An old idea, a new frontier for PR

Can you name your favorite online news article? If so, how many? One? Two? Ten? Now, can you name your favorite YouTube video? Is it the baby dancing to Beyonce? Does ‘Ouch Charlie! That really hurt’ sound familiar? (the British … Continue reading

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R.I.P.: The Press Release?

Is the press release dead? According to an article by Advertising Age’s Simon Dumenco, it is. http://adage.com/mediaworks/article?article_id=145838 In the article, Dumenco claims that thanks to Twitter, the press release is no longer a relevant tool to disseminate information. Dumenco says … Continue reading

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Laugh and the whole world laughs with you

We could all use a good laugh, particularly in economic tough times and when the daily news headlines seem grim. It’s no coincidence that everyone’s favorite TV shows over time – from “I Love Lucy” in the early days to … Continue reading

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Ding, Dong the Noob is Dead!

Have you ever been forced to sell anything door to door?  Whether it was cookies, wrapping paper or window tint, the anxiety of ringing doorbell after doorbell is enough to make even the sweetest of cookie pushers cringe. That is … Continue reading

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Think Twice About That Pitch

Many of use are on the brink of graduating from the Cronkite School with the inevitable goal to obtain a job in the glorious field of public relations that we have all grown accustomed to. As we say goodbye to Cronkite … Continue reading

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Tips I Wish I Had Learned

Most public relations students who graduate from Arizona State’s J-school will know how to write a press release. We all know press releases are supposed to include main points about whatever it is we want media outlets to know about, … Continue reading

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Is Journalism Really Dying?

As a new member to the world of blogging, I decided to Google PR blogs and see what else is out there. I came across Naked PR, a blog written by Jennifer Mattern. Mattern refers to her blog as “cutting … Continue reading

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Another bell tolls for the press release

Sheila Scarborough, at Every Dot Connects, says she can’t imagine ever sending out another traditional press release. Announcements that the press release is dead are hardly new or blogworthy. However, she does explain how she plans to go about publicizing … Continue reading

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