Monthly Archives: April 2010

How to use the iPad for Public Relations and Crisis Communication Practices

A recent post that appeared on Arik Hanson’s website Communications Conversations discussed how public relations professionals can use Apple’s latest product the iPad for their professional and business uses.  The post does provide some really good suggestions on how public […]

The importance of understanding the power of social media influencers

One area of public relations and social media that is definitely been discussed in the online community as well as in both the professional and research arenas is the discussion on how to detect the online influencers that people are […]

How to succeed in Public Relations Research in 2010 and beyond: It is all about being transdisciplinary!

Being transdisciplinary is the way of the future for researchers, especially for public relations professionals.  So, you ask what exactly does it mean to be transdisciplinary?  Transdisciplinary means that there needs to be a unity of knowledge that is integrated […]

Best practices for presenting at Conferences & managing reputation

It is near that time of the year where faculty and doctoral students are preparing for the upcoming conference presentations.  Since I have been at the University of Tennessee, I have thoroughly enjoyed the fact that we have been encouraged […]

Embracing Brazilian culture & public relations environment

Olá!! Meu nome é Karen Freberg, e eu estou olhando para a frente a ir a Brasil apenas em algumas semanas. Yes, this is in Portuguese – thought that I would practice a little in my blog post today.   […]