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The Diederich College of Communication at Marquette University will host the 6th annual PR+Social Media Summit on Tuesday, Oct. 7, with pre-summit workshops on Monday, Oct. 6.

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The summit, held 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Marquette’s Alumni Memorial Union, will feature speakers on key PR and social media topics, including social media strategy, crisis communications, creating effective social content and leveraging LinkedIn. Thought leaders from Reddit, Edelman and Bon-Ton will be among the presenters, sharing practical tips that can be used on the job. Also, speakers from Facebook, LinkedIn and Sosh will provide insights on social media measurement, how to drive business results with social media, and the advantages of bringing social media inside the organization.


The PR + Social Media Summit will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 7 at Marquette University’s Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. Pre-summit workshops will be held on Monday, Oct. 6 in Johnston Hall.   


How do we answer the most pressing communications challenges we face today? Attendees will have the opportunity to listen to industry leaders discuss the strategies and frameworks used to best create, measure, and optimize their communication plans.


The ever-changing communications landscape means you need to be prepared to provide context and relevance to your consumers. Whether you are a veteran or new to pubic relations and social media, the Insight Summit Series is a welcoming experience. Our keynotes, sessions, and panel discussions provide the strategies, frameworks, and thinking behind the most pressing challenges organizations face today.

Class Map

26 Aug

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Welcome to PURE 3600: PR Writing Class!

26 Aug

Dear Class,

Welcome to PURE 3600: Public Relations Writing, and another semester at Marquette! I hope you had a restful and enjoyable summer break!

Now that you are re-energized for the new semester, I hope you are ready to spend the next 16 weeks to learn and practice the craft of PR writing in a variety of formats and media.
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This Week’s Websites to Read

15 Jan

Throughout the semester, I will post a few useful websites relevant to the weekly class topics and discussion. For this week, it’s about AP Style.

Purdue’s Online Writing Lab is worth reading, not only just on AP Style guidelines.

Also, to prepare for your blog writing, please read “11 Tips for New Bloggers, from New Bloggers” by Professor Barbara Nixon. (You should follow her on Twitter @barbaranixon.)

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