Provide your students with a thorough understanding of public relations practice with a text that incorporates the experiences of practitioners with the theoretical perspectives of scholars. The fourth edition features increased coverage of technological change, diversity and expanding global markets, and their impact on the profession. New co-author Dan Lattimore, APR, brings a wealth of professional experience, and years of public relations teaching to this edition.
"Public relations has developed as a major force in a growing, global information society. The practice of public relations is changing to include new, interactive media, while continuing to depend on the foundation of traditional media. The multi-disciplinary approach to understanding public relations is provided by the authors who come from business, journalism, communication and advertising backgrounds. The easy-to-read style of the text has been a hallmark of the text from its beginning. It includes spotlights on important topics or issues, mini-cases with short real-life cases, and end-of-the-chapter case studies often of major events such as the BP crisis, or GM's financial crisis where it used social media to provide interactive relationships with its constituencies"--