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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 […]

Advanced Media Relations Workshop – 2-day course in DC

Advanced Media Relations Workshop – 2-day course in DC

Advanced Media Relations Workshop Best practices for using social media, preparing for interviews, and improving communication strategies. As a public affairs professional, you need to continually assess your communications strategies. Have you updated your media campaigns? Are you using social media sites and the Internet to their full advantage? Do you have a crisis communications […]

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 […]

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 […]

Crisis Communications – The Basics

Crisis Communications – The Basics

When it comes to politics in Washington, most PR people continually operate in crisis mode. This is because it can seem as though there is always a fire to put out, a crisis to manage or preparing to handle a crisis. The way in which you prepare for a crisis often determines how well your […]