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This blog is based on the original journal article in the Public Relations Journal. The concept of American democracy has conventionally been structured around voters receiving political information from government institutions, political parties, and news media sources. Today, corporations play a major role in a democratic society by taking public stances on controversial social-political issues, … Continue reading The Impact of Corporate Social Advocacy on Stakeholders’ Issue Awareness, Attitudes, and Voting Behaviors

Messner, Marcus, & Garrison, Bruce (2011). Study shows some blogs affect traditional news media agenda. Newspaper Research Journal, 32(3), 112-126. Summary This study explored the source interaction between elite traditional news media and political filter blogs during a two-month period and found that while traditional news media frequently cite blogs in their coverage, the source … Continue reading Study shows some blogs affect traditional news media agenda

Macnamara, Jim. (2012). Public communication practices in the Web 2.0 –3.0 mediascape: The case for PRevolution. PRism, 7(3), 1–13. Summary This article presents a critically informed analysis of public relations practice in what Mark Poster termed the Second Media Age that began with the Internet and which is increasingly characterized by interactive ‘social’ media enabled … Continue reading Public communication practices in the Web 2.0 –3.0 mediascape: The case for PRevolution