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Media Relations for the Public Affairs Professional, a Seven-Course Series on CD

Media Relations for the Public Affairs Professional, a Seven-Course Series on CD

A Capitol Learning Audio CourseTM This seven course series gives public and governmental affairs professionals from agencies, associations, corporations, nonprofits, and congressional offices an in-depth look at and review of the major aspects of media relations. Also perfect for novices who want a solid introduction to public affairs. Seven audio courses on CD covering media […]

Media Relations for the Public Affairs Professional, a Seven-Course Series on CD

Media Relations for the Public Affairs Professional, a Seven-Course Series on CD

A Capitol Learning Audio CourseTM This seven course series gives public and governmental affairs professionals from agencies, associations, corporations, nonprofits, and congressional offices an in-depth look at and review of the major aspects of media relations. Also perfect for novices who want a solid introduction to public affairs. Seven audio courses on CD covering media […]

Media Relations for the Public Affairs Professional, a Seven-Course Series on CD

Media Relations for the Public Affairs Professional, a Seven-Course Series on CD

A Capitol Learning Audio CourseTM This seven course series gives public and governmental affairs professionals from agencies, associations, corporations, nonprofits, and congressional offices an in-depth look at and review of the major aspects of media relations. Also perfect for novices who want a solid introduction to public affairs. Seven audio courses on CD covering media […]

Understanding and Responding to Different Types of Communications Crises

Understanding and Responding to Different Types of Communications Crises

There is a common misconception that there is only one type of communications crises in the world of public affairs and that all crises should be responded to in the same manner. There are essentially three different types of crises: systemic, adversarial and image. photo credit: uair01 A systemic crisis often involves something related to […]

Preparation is Key to Taking Advantage of Opportunities in Media Relations

Preparation is Key to Taking Advantage of Opportunities in Media Relations

It is sometimes assumed that the development of a communications plan is similar to the production of a play, in which the public acts as the audience. In reality, much of the work involved in public relations can be reactionary and unpredictable in nature. It is not unusual for members of Congress to determine their […]

5 Mistakes to Avoid in a Crisis

5 Mistakes to Avoid in a Crisis

Trying to avoid a crisis with the media may be well and good, but the fact is that a crisis can not always be avoided. When one does occur, it is essential to know how to handle it, and, as importantly, what you should not do. photo credit: biloud43 1. Ignore the problem One of […]