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PR Must Play a Lead Role in Combating Fake News

August 10th, 2017 · 1 Comment

TweetFake News was examined through the lenses of public relations, media and academia during this week’s annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (AEJMC). Three separate panels featured insights from PR pros, journalists and academics during the huge academic summit in Chicago. All panelists agreed fake news isn’t a new […]

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Protect Your Social Security Number–Even if Recruiter Asks

August 2nd, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet Q. I was contacted by a recruiter who saw my resume and wants to refer me to an unidentified company seeking a PR professional. He said he needed the last four digits of my Social Security number before he could present me to his client. Said they want to run a background check prior […]

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PRep Program Provides Look at PR Careers

July 18th, 2017 · 1 Comment

TweetFor years, we’ve heard about the need for more diverse talent in the public relations profession. Yet, by looking at most agency and corporate PR teams, little progress is being made. Realizing the need for a broader commitment, most major PR associations—led by PRSA Foundation, Arthur W. Page Society, Institute for Public Relations and the […]

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PR Students Hit Sustainability Home Run

July 17th, 2017 · No Comments

TweetStudents in Don Ingle’s campaigns course at DePaul University won’t soon forget this year’s assignment to develop and pitch sustainability ideas to Fox Sports and Major League Baseball. The Idea: Major League Baseball and Fox Sports University teamed up with DePaul’s PR program to provide a real-world learning opportunity focused on sustainability efforts in MLB. Six student […]

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9 Things Every Public Relations Student Should Be Doing Over Summer Break

July 13th, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet By Tressa Robbins Those who were seniors this past year are now graduated and moved on, leaving room for the next class of future PR professionals to fill their shoes—to take next steps on the path of their PR student career.  But you’re still a student, so what should YOU be doing during summer […]

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