Protect Your Facebook

You are probably well aware that Facebook changed its format back in December, but one thing you may not know is how these changes have affected the privacy of the information you wish to share on Facebook. Some of you may remember the dialog box explaining the recommended setting changes that appeared on the Facebook … Continue reading Protect Your Facebook

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Kell on Earth and SPINdustry: what’s your opinion?

So far 2010 has been the year for bringing the world of public relations into the public eye through reality TV shows. As a student eager to break into the public relations industry I ask myself, will these PR reality shows be a good move for the PR companies showcased and what effect will these … Continue reading Kell on Earth and SPINdustry: what’s your opinion?

Mentally Preparing

Many of us have made new goals for how we wish to change our learning or studying habits for the new semester. It's a new year, a new semester and a new you.How are you preparing yourself for the new semester? Will you be devoting more time to the Tech Center or Library? Or maybe … Continue reading Mentally Preparing

Putting Philadelphia into Philadelphia Style Magazine

Until recently Philadelphia has not been on the radar as a city known for its fashion, but this is all changing. Philadelphia has a unique style that should be celebrated and the public needs to be informed of the unique fashion trends occurring right in their very own city. During the course of this semester … Continue reading Putting Philadelphia into Philadelphia Style Magazine

Multitasking: A Growing Necessity in the Workplace

Tara Ballenger, a writing correspondent for The Boston Globe, recently reported on the rising need of the ability to multitask in today's technology-driven world. But does multitasking hinder our ability to perform tasks successfully and proficiently?Ballenger describes the hectic lifestyle of Lillian Dunlap, a 25-year-old working woman at a Boston public relations firm. Dunlap's days … Continue reading Multitasking: A Growing Necessity in the Workplace

Have Facebook and Twitter become the new News Release?

With all the new social mediums available today, is the new way to pitch your story and be heard Facebook or Twitter? According to the book, Putting the Public Back in Public Relations, by Brian Solis and Deirdre Breakenridge, Facebook and Twitter are not replacing the press release, but they are allowing PR professionals to … Continue reading Have Facebook and Twitter become the new News Release?