Do you believe that all public relations professionals should be held accountable for the same rules of ethics? Or should their ethics depend on which professional organization they are a part of? On Wednesday Oct. 18, 2017, Richard Edelman, Edelman CEO, contacted the four major public relations organizations around the world—the PR Council, the … Continue reading Do you believe in ethics?
Category: Staff Blog
Blogs written by members of the ISA staff about public relations and strategic communication topics
My Journey to PR
“You should really consider taking the Intro to Public Relations class I’m teaching next semester,” Professor Kerns (PK) said to me one day after a journalism class. I responded with, “Yeah, maybe!” hoping that she would be satisfied with my answer. Besides, I was only taking her journalism class because I needed an extra class … Continue reading My Journey to PR
Find Your #PRStrong
Over fall break I got the opportunity to travel to Boston for the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) National Conference. I had been looking forward to it for quite some time and it was finally here! There were so many sessions throughout the days of the conference that it was hard deciding which … Continue reading Find Your #PRStrong
Brewing Coffee Culture
The top three beverages in the U.S. are water, soda, and coffee. Of these, coffee is the most prominent in our society, not so much because of its taste, but because of its social value The value of coffee has significantly changed since our parents’ generation (the Baby Boomers) to our current millennial generation (1981-2000). For … Continue reading Brewing Coffee Culture
What the Finance?
For some of us, numbers are easy. They make sense. One follows the other, and when certain rules are applied, certain things happen and everything just seems to flow. For others, numbers are akin to rumble strips (the divots on the sides of a road that wake you up if you drift whilst falling asleep). … Continue reading What the Finance?
Uber to Lose License in London
Most people have heard of Uber, the popular private-hire vehicle service. The company became a mean of transportation in 2015. Uber is located in 633 cities worldwide, and is more popular than other services such as Lyft. Since 2015, Uber has had some major Public Relation crisis. Not too long ago, Uber's CEO Travis Klavanic … Continue reading Uber to Lose License in London
Research Integrity in a Fast-paced World
Research—the intentional and measured study of multiple resources in order to amalgamate them and arrive at new conclusions—is exceedingly important in a plethora of fields. In the world of Public Relations, research is of paramount importance; the consequences of shallow research are manifold. Firstly, research that is not thorough causes the entirety of the … Continue reading Research Integrity in a Fast-paced World
Professional Sports and PR.
The National Football League (NFL) is an alliance of 32 professional American Football groups. During the season, which runs from Labor Day through Christmas, games are played on Thursday, Sunday, Monday and in some cases Saturday. Fans can go to games in person, or watch the competition live on national TV. According to the ESPN … Continue reading Professional Sports and PR.
3 Things I learned from #PRSSANC2017
Every year, the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) hosts a national conference for chapters and their members to attend. With locations strategically chosen to draw in attendees with a certain level of attraction, this year was held in Boston, MA. If I were to be honest, Boston, among a few others, was one of … Continue reading 3 Things I learned from #PRSSANC2017
The Weight of Words
Following the horrific events that took place in Las Vegas, the headlines of the news caught my attention: “Vegas attack is the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history” - In-Depth “Police seek clues to Las Vegas mass shooting, bloodiest … Continue reading The Weight of Words