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Communications: Public relations

The Department of Communications offers a major and minor that prepare you for a wide range of media and communication-related careers.

Public Relations emphasis in communications major at UTM

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Public Relations

"Young, PR star Rose Reed is thrown into the big leagues when her boss leaves town the day of the firm's meeting with Archie Fox, a young, hot, internationally famous British singer-songwriter. The meeting is going badly until Rose suggests a staged romance with up-and-coming, young indie star Raya. He'll do it, but only if Rose becomes his publicist. As the faux-mance begins to rehabilitate Archie's faltering career, Rose finds his herself having unexpected, inconvenient and definitely unprofessional feelings for the crooner. But do late night texts and impromptu burrito binges mean he feels the same? In the end, Rose will have to decide whether to let her fantasy crush go, or to risk her reputation to be with the charming, handsome, scoundrel-y but sweet pop star she's grown to love"-- Provided by publisher

Carter G. Woodson

This study reveals how historian Carter G. Woodson (1875-1950) used the black press and modern public relations techniques to popularize black history during the first half of the twentieth century.


Adcreep journeys through the curious and sometimes troubling world of modern advertising.

Journalism after Snowden

Edward Snowden's release of classified NSA documents exposed the widespread government practice of mass surveillance in a democratic society. The publication of these documents, facilitated by three journalists, as well as efforts to criminalize the act of being a whistleblower or source, signaled a new era in the coverage of national security reporting.

The Responsive Chord

The essential guide to how media shape our lives. By the creator of the most talked about political ad in television history.Tony Schwartz, the man the New York Times called the "king of sound," drew on his unrivaled wealth of experience in the communications industry, to give us The Responsive Chord, an engaging read and one of the seminal books on media

Social PR Secrets

Updated 3rd edition, a public relations, social media, and digital marketing field guide with 30 chapters, 75+ actionable tips, and hundreds of curated resources If you are ready to combine the powers of social media and public relations, you must read this book now.

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What is "Public Relations"?