Two important PR history articles now available online

I’m thrilled to see that Dr. Karen Miller Russell has made available online one of my favorite articles, “U.S. Public Relations History: Knowledge and Limitations“! With this, my modest role in the PR history is secured, and I can get back to work :) Karen, please let me know if you have any project I …

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PR Blogs List Update: November 2007

Here’s the latest update of the PR and Communications Blogs List. As always, corrections and recommendations are welcome. [Updated 11.26.07 to add Voce Nation’s change of URL]   General information: The list has currently 743 feeds (previous update: April 8, 2007) About the list — description & FAQ Browse the list in Grazr (please use …

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What’s so new about The New PR

Is The New PR nothing else than the old PR? No, I would argue (but I’ll postpone explaining why, since it’s past midnight already). Think this way: if nothing else, self publishing and new technologies have created a rhetorical situation which compels us to speak — publicly — about PR as a profession and discipline. …

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Global PR Blog Week 3.0 needs your ideas

It’s official (almost): we’re starting to organize Global PR Blog Week 3.0. It’s an event that will present the best articles, interviews, debates, case studies, and essays on how social media continues to change the Public Relations and Communications theory and practice, its relationships with other disciplines, and our roles as practitioners, students, and teachers. …

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Edelman/Wal-Mart blog campaign revisited by Journal of Mass Media Ethics

The ethics of Edelman’s involvement in the Wal-Marting Across America blog campaigns is the focus of four articles (a case study and three expert commentaries) in the latest issue of the Journal of Mass Media Ethics (Volume 22, Issue 2-3, 2007): The Case: Wal-Mart Public Relations in the Blogosphere – David A. Craig (Gaylord College …

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PR 2.0 has jumped the shark

Brian Solis: […] PR 2.0, therefore, is significant and it is worthy of discussion, rather than ridicule. And let me point out, that there will not be a 3.0 or any other rev numbers, unless there is another tremendous evolution, fusion, or breakthrough in the practice, science, and art of communications. Too late, Brian: The …

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