In the News: The Practice of Media Relations in Canada

by William Wray Carney

University Of Alberta Press | February 1, 2002 | Trade Paperback |

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Media relations is one of the mainstays of the communications business. With the proliferation of round-the-clock media, communicators have more opportunities than ever to find themselves "in the news." Yet today''s communicators come from diverse backgrounds and are not always trained to work to their best advantage with the media. In the News: The Practice of Media Relations in Canada provides an introduction to media relations, grounded in both communications theory and hands-on, day-to-day experience. The book explains current media practices and presents a plan for managing media relationships. Whether you need media to promote your issues to the nation at large or to reach small, targeted groups, this book is your step-by-step guide. In the News is perfect for communications students, media relations practitioners in the private, public and voluntary sectors, and anyone who wants to break a story in the news.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 248 Pages, 5.91 × 8.66 × 0.39 in

Published: February 1, 2002

Publisher: University Of Alberta Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0888643829

ISBN - 13: 9780888643827

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In the News: The Practice of Media Relations in Canada

In the News: The Practice of Media Relations in Canada

by William Wray Carney

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 248 Pages, 5.91 × 8.66 × 0.39 in

Published: February 1, 2002

Publisher: University Of Alberta Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0888643829

ISBN - 13: 9780888643827

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Media relations is one of the mainstays of the communications business. With the proliferation of round-the-clock media, communicators have more opportunities than ever to find themselves "in the news." Yet today''s communicators come from diverse backgrounds and are not always trained to work to their best advantage with the media. In the News: The Practice of Media Relations in Canada provides an introduction to media relations, grounded in both communications theory and hands-on, day-to-day experience. The book explains current media practices and presents a plan for managing media relationships. Whether you need media to promote your issues to the nation at large or to reach small, targeted groups, this book is your step-by-step guide. In the News is perfect for communications students, media relations practitioners in the private, public and voluntary sectors, and anyone who wants to break a story in the news.

About the Author

William Wray Carney has worked in communications and public relations for more than 20 years. He is adjunct professor at Concordia University College of Alberta, teaching risk communications, and sessional instructor in public relations at the University of Regina. William Carney lives in Regina, Saskatchewan.

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