Tag Archives: PRCA 3330

T.O.W. 1 –> Social Media

The types of social media that I am currently using include: Word Press (I have two accounts that were made for classes); A Blog Spot blog, that I haven’t updated in a while (for personal use); I used to have … Continue reading

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T.O.W. 2, part 1–> Grammar Girl

This  week  our class visited Grammar Girl‘s website, http://grammar.quickanddirtytips.com/default.aspx, and were instructed to read a blog, or listen to a pod-cast of hers, in an area of grammar that is troublesome to us. So, I read the article at, http://grammar.quickanddirtytips.com/active-voice-versus-passive-voice.aspx, called … Continue reading

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T.O.W. 5–> PR Writing and Media Techniques

Based off Chapter 3 in my PR book about legal hassles and avoiding plagiarism, I am here to offer you some websites I found that give very insightful information about things to avoid in journalism. First off, from the Council of … Continue reading

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T.O.W. 4–> Reaction to NEWSU, “Cleaning Your Copy”

Poynter, News University’s “Cleaning Your Copy” -available at: https://www.newsu.org/courses/cleaning-your-copy-grammar-style-and-more This course was based around the four topics of: Grammar, AP Style, Punctuation and Spelling. I learned….that you only use abbreviations like Ave., Blvd., and St., with a numbered address (as according … Continue reading

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T.O.W. 3–> Blog Comments

Why are comments such an integral part of blogs? Comments are important to blogs because it is the author’s source of feedback, for better or for worse. Comments allow people to generate ideas, discuss controversial issues, ask questions and defend … Continue reading

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PR Connection #3- “Three Types of Comments You Can (& Should!) DELETE!”

Full Article, by Mickie Kennedy, found at: http://www.ereleases.com/prfuel/comments-should-delete-from-blog/ Mickie Kennedy says in this article that, “You’re responsible for creating an environment where readers are comfortable sharing their thoughts and interacting.” That even includes those pesky negative comments about our writing … Continue reading

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PR Connection #2- “PR Trends for 2010″

“PR Trends for 2010,” by Christine Perkett- Full article found on link below. http://smallbiztrends.com/2010/01/public-relations-trends-for-2010.html At the above link you will find a news story from Small Biz Trends, which talks about the trends that were expected to take place  this … Continue reading

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Ch 4- “Finding and Generating News” Thoughts & Opinions

Notes and Thoughts from: “Public Relations: Writing and Media Techniques” by Dennis Wilcox (I use the 5th edition, in case you see references to page numbers ) http://www.pearsonhighered.com/educator/product/Public-Relations-Writing-and-Media-Techniques/9780205648283.page What I learned…. The news includes many aspects including: timeliness, prominence, proximity, significance, … Continue reading

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Ch 3- “Legal and Ethical Guidelines” Thoughts & Opinions

Notes and Thoughts from: “Public Relations: Writing and Media Techniques” by Dennis Wilcox (I use the 5th edition, in case you see references to page numbers  ) http://www.pearsonhighered.com/educator/product/Public-Relations-Writing-and-Media-Techniques/9780205648283.page What I learned: The book list guidelines the courts use to determine … Continue reading

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