Author Archives: alisonemmes

1 Practice for the PR Professional

“Social Media and Public Relations” by Deirdre Breakenridge offers 8 new practices for professionals working in the field of Public Relations. As she claims, technology is constantly changing the way society communicates and as a result, PR professionals need to adapt to these changes and take advantage of the technological affordances provided through social media. […]

Social Media and Public Relations: Review-Notes

Social Media and Public Relations 8 New Practices For the PR Professional Deirdre Breakenridge Acknowledgements: Discusses inspiration- marketing and PR professionals Increasing our knowledge and skills- share, innovate and learn #PRSTudChat Conversation structured around social shaping- new affordances of technology and people adapting to better use these tools in their work lives “Dynamics that have […]

451 Selfies and counting: Kylie Jenner the CSMT true Hollywood Story

Kylie Jenner probably seems like an obvious choice when thinking about celebrities to write about in the online world. Her social media presence has given her a whole new claim to fame (possibly her only claim). Kylie’s Instagram is so revered by fans, that Glamour Magazine published her tips on “How to Take a Good Selfie”. My […]

Sex, Lies & Social Media

Nancy Jo Sales, the acclaimed writer of “The Suspects Wore Louboutins,” wrote an article for Vanity Fair entitled,”Friends Without Benefits”  where she researched how social media is affecting sexuality and hook-up culture in youth today. 81 percent of Internet-using teenagers in America reported that they are active on social-networking sites. With the access teenagers have to […]

#Throw-Down Thursday

#ThrowBacKThursday & other times you looked hot… Every Thursday a battle on social media ensues. On the surface it is an endearing competition among friends for who was the cutest child. However, on a deeper level it becomes a battle of your pasts. Who had the best experiences, the hottest friends or even the best […]