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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 20 new and published books in the subject of Public Relations — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Public Relations in the Nonprofit Sector

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Richard D. Waters

    Series: Routledge Research in Public Relations

    Nonprofit organizations are managing to carry out sophisticated public relations programming that cultivates relationships with their key audiences. Their public relations challenges, however, have routinely been understudied. Budgetary and staffing restraints often limit how these organizations...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Public Relations of Everything

    The Ancient, Modern and Postmodern Dramatic History of an Idea

    By Robert E. Brown

    Series: Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

    The public relations of "everything" takes the radical position that public relations is a profoundly different creature than a generation of its scholars and teachers have portrayed it. Today, it is clearly no longer limited, if it ever has been, to the management of communication in and between...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Social Media Communication

    Concepts, Practices, Data, Law and Ethics

    By Jeremy Harris Lipschultz

    In Social Media Communication: Concepts, Practices, Data, Law and Ethics, Jeremy Harris Lipschultz presents a wide-scale, interdisciplinary analysis and guide to social media. Examining platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Youtube and Vine, the book explores and analyzes...

    Published August 7th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Organizations and the Media

    Organizing in a Mediatized World

    Edited by Josef Pallas, Lars Strannegård, Stefan Jonsson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

    The relationship between media and the organizations they cover has changed dramatically in the last few decades, which have witnessed a huge expansion of news coverage focusing on different types of organizations and their activities. In parallel, organizations have dramatically increased their...

    Published July 1st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Public Relations Ethics and Professionalism

    The Shadow of Excellence

    By Johanna Fawkes

    Series: Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

    Do professions really place duty to society above clients' or their own interests? If not, how can they be trusted? While some public relations (PR) scholars claim that PR serves society and enhances the democratic process, others suggest that it is little more than propaganda, serving the...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Pathways to Public Relations

    Histories of Practice and Profession

    Edited by Burton St. John III, Margot Opdycke Lamme, Jacquie L'Etang

    Series: Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

    Over the centuries, scholars have studied how individuals, institutions and groups have used various rhetorical stances to persuade others to pay attention to, believe in, and adopt a course of action. The emergence of public relations as an identifiable and discrete occupation in the early 20th...

    Published April 17th 2014 by Routledge

  7. New Media, Campaigning and the 2008 Facebook Election

    Edited by Thomas J. Johnson, David D. Perlmutter

    Some political observers dubbed the 2008 presidential campaign as 'the Facebook Election'. Barack Obama, in particular, employed social media such as blogs, Twitter, Flickr, Digg, YouTube, MySpace and Facebook to run a 'grassroots-style' campaign. The Obama campaign was keenly aware that voters,...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Health and Medical Public Relations

    By Myc Riggulsford

    Health and Medical Public Relations takes a fresh look at media relations and news values. It examines how information about medical research from the academic, pharmaceutical and charitable sectors is disseminated to target audiences through a variety of PR techniques. Scrutinising a wide range of...

    Published May 16th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Design for Media

    A Handbook for Students and Professionals in Journalism, PR, and Advertising

    By Di Hand, Steve Middleditch

    This essential guide provides you with a tailored introduction to the design techniques and production practices employed in the media industry. It presents clear and relevant explanations of how to design and produce any type of print and online publication to a professional standard, from...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Public Relations Strategic Toolkit

    An Essential Guide to Successful Public Relations Practice

    By Alison Theaker, Heather Yaxley

    The Public Relations Strategic Toolkit provides a structured approach to understanding public relations and corporate communications. The focus is on professional skills development as well as approaches that are widely recognised as 'best practice'. Original methods are considered alongside well...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge