Monthly Archives: February 2010

Graduate School or Work?

I cannot make up my mind.  Do I go to graduate school or start working and then return to graduate school? There are pros and cons to each decision. Graduate school is expensive and time consuming, yet it allows you … Continue reading

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There’s No Reprint in PR

It wasn’t until after I completed the required editing class at the Cronkite school that I became grateful.  As strenuous and tedious as the class was, it taught me how to pay extreme close attention to detail.  The class prepared … Continue reading

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Olympic mugshots?

If you watched the Games these past two weeks you must have noticed how little the athletes actually looked like their thumbnail head-shots on screen. They were fuzzy, poorly lit and made everyone look like a current-con. In a world … Continue reading

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Brand Makeovers

Zenergy weighs in on a brand makeover. Continue reading

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Olympics on NBC

With all the excitement and hype surrounding the Vancouver Olympics, I’ve been wondering about all the PR that goes into the Olympics. I found an interesting article here about NBC and their investment in the Olympics. I believe their investment was … Continue reading

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Choose Wisely

As February comes to a close and March starts to creep up on students reminding them that the year is almost over, I find myself less conscious of summer plans and more conscious of the changes coming with this year. … Continue reading

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Top 5 PR firms

I recently came across the top five Pubic Relations Firms in the United States. In order the top five firms are: Nicolazzo & Associates, fama PR, HiTechPR, Fleishman-Hillard Inc. and Hill & Knowlton Inc. Now, I do not know who … Continue reading

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The “SPINdustry” and “Kell on Earth”

Two Sunday nights ago I was sitting in my living room watching a brand new episode of “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” when I was caught off guard by an upcoming show named the SPINdustry on E!. Produced by Kim … Continue reading

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Honesty is the Best Policy

Toyota recently launched a new PR campaign in which the company confronted their mistakes and their tainted reputation head-on with an honesty appoach. Two recalls for some of their models were issued regarding safety hazards with the acceleration pedal. Dealing with the government … 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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