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Ewww! Panties for Sale!

April 28, 2010

Recently a friend brought to my attention something that she caught on the news.  I didn’t want to believe it but apparently department stores have been selling used panties.  The most painful part is that its stores like Victoria Secret’s and Bloomingdale’s.  Using hidden cameras reporters found employees selling used underwear.  Employees accept worn underwear […]

Reading Notes

April 28, 2010

Chapter Twelve:  Tapping the Web and New Media The internet was created in the 1960s as a tool for academic researchers and eventually came out for the public’s use in the 1990s. The internet and the world wide web has made a great impact on the world and many have adopted this medium in less […]

Environmentalist Majora Carter at GSU

April 28, 2010

Majora Carter found an abandoned puppy out in the rain in 1998.  At the time Carter was fighting against a huge waste facility that lay in front of the East River waterfront.  Her small area of New York City was handling more than 40% of the entire city’s commercial waste as well as other sewage […]

No Impact Man

April 28, 2010

Recently I read a review of No Impact Man: The Documentary on my Netflix.  It seemed interesting so I decided to put it on my  queue and it showed up in the mail a few days later. No Impact Man is a documentary about Colin Beaven and his family who are trying to have no […]

Reading Notes

April 28, 2010

Chapter Ten: Distributing News to the Media Not only is it important to know how to write in public relations but it is also important to know the appropriate channels to distribute the material so it will reach the correct media and the right. Some of the different methods are e-mail, online newsrooms, electronic wire […]

Tim McGraw Coming to Georgia Southern University

April 27, 2010

Tim McGraw has sold more than 40,000  million units and has had more than 31 #1 singles.  He has also won three Grammy Awards along with numerous Academy of Country Music Awards, Country Music Association Awards, American Music Awards and People’s Choice Awards to name a few. With the semester coming to an end Georgia […]

Tiger Woods

April 27, 2010

Recently Tiger has been all over the news being publicized in every way imaginable.  People are speculating over his marriage and trying to figure out who will divorce who first.   It seems that when Tiger committed to playing the Masters and several other golf tournaments Elin was anything but happy.  To top it off Elin […]

Lindsay Lohan Trouble

April 27, 2010

Lindsay Lohan seems to always have some type of trouble brewing around her.  Once again, someone is trying to get her back into rehab.  Lohan’s father Micheal just recently called the cops on her according to FOXNews.  Michael Lohan along with the police came to Lindsay Lohan’s to her Los Angeles home last week.  Apparently […]

Reading Notes

April 27, 2010

Chapter Nine: Writing for Radio and Television Radio and television is very beneficial for public relation writers because it is able to reach many different audiences. A radio can be heard almost anywhere and it reaches large numbers of people in different, ages, ethnicities, and income groups.  For public relations people working on a more […]

NewsU Language of the Image

April 23, 2010

Recently I took NewsU Language of the Image which educated me on the journalistic value of photos and visual language. There are three different photo types: Informational: An informational photograph is little more than a visual record of a person, place, or event.  It offers nothing more than identification value and has no redeeming story-telling […]