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Listen Up: Reflection Week 14

There’s a certain thrill I get out of public speaking.  I know it seems like everyone’s #1 fear, but I kind of enjoy them, in a weird, twisted way.  It’s not because I actually like public speaking and the risk of looking like an idiot in front of a bunch of people, it’s a different … Continue reading

This Just In: Reflection Week 12

Tonight in class we practiced making our own press releases.  Professor Childs split us into groups and had us all write a press release.  The topic could be about a real or fictional event and he gave us all about 20 minutes to complete the task.  As usual, Maisie and I worked on a press … Continue reading

A 328 Word Post (Musings About a PR Class, Reflection Week 10)

Spring break did its worst to me.  For one whole week, I had a glimpse of a world with no windowless classrooms, missing chapel credits, or blackboard malfunctions.  It was such a glorious week, so forgive me readers, if this post is a little less interesting or thoughtful than the others.  Then again, who says … Continue reading

How I Won Cash Money in Class (Reflection Week 8)

Tonight was one of the most entertaining night’s of Public Relations class thus far.  Professor Childs brought in Ms. Linda Somersall tonight, who is a Wedding Events planner for Linda Marie Weddings.  It was a real life PR experience, because she came to use asking for ideas she could use to better promote her company.  … Continue reading

Reflection 2/23/12

Professor Ric Rohm spoke in class tonight.  He spoke about PSYOP, which stands for Psychological Operations.  PSYOP is another version of propaganda the US used on Iraq when we invaded them back in 2003. Professor Rohm and Childs both mentioned that PSYOP was a huge PR campaign.  Their main objective was to sneak in our … Continue reading

The Most Useful App You’ll Ever Use (Reflection Week 6)

…..and it’s free.  It’s kind of a funny story how I found out about this last night.  In our Public Relations class, we were all split off into groups to separately find out how different PR firms work and who their clients are.  My friend Maisie and I went off to research who Launchsquad is … Continue reading

Reflection Week 5

Tonight’s PR class had a couple great additions tonight.  Amy Wiggins from the Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerce graced us with her experience and extensive knowledge of all things related to PR.  Brandt Merritt also gave the class a brief talk about his experience working with the Lakeland Ledger.  Amy Wiggins gave the impression to … Continue reading

Crisis Management: Reflection 2/2/12

The one word I would use to describe tonight’s class would be “draining.”  I know Prof. Childs is doing the best he can, but I’ll be completely honest–I don’t think there’s a single student in the room that could correctly say what exactly we’re supposed to do every week.  Or maybe it’s just me.  Who … Continue reading

Reflection #3

Set # 3 1. How can effective issues management prevent organizational crises?   By taking responsibility for any mistakes or accidents, the company can still keep their good reputation during the aftermath. But to prevent more crises, communication is key. By being very clear with your employees and keeping an open line of communication, employees … Continue reading

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