Monthly Archives: October 2014

Skype interview in #JOU3109 with LAUSD director of communications provides insights about social media use in public relations and using journalism skills in media relations

Be in class on Thursday to learn about how social media is used in public relations and how a journalism background can help you prepare to be a public relations practitioner. Lydia Ramos will be our guest — joining us … Continue reading

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Writing news releases for extra credit due on Oct. 28 and for #JOU3109 Lab 10

We’re moving into the public relations portion of the course. You’ve already have been introduced to public relations professionals — Allison Vitt (UF Office of Sustainability) and Chip Skinner (RTS). You’ve learned some of their job duties — including speaking … Continue reading

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Public relations jobs and duties are focus of Thursday’s #JOU3109 lecture

Public relations will be the focus of Thursday’s lecture. We’ll talk about the variety of jobs in the field and discuss public relations terms and concepts. We’ll also introduce a 5-point extra-credit public relations assignment. Be sure to read Public … Continue reading

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Practice pitching your EHST story & get ideas for blog posts in Tuesday’s #JOU3109 lecture

You should be making progress on your environmental, health, science or technology story. You are to take your polished draft (print and digital) to Lab 9. In lecture Tuesday, Ms. Karimipour and I will have you work on pitching your … Continue reading

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#JOU3109 students live tweet advice from panel — trending on Twitter

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