Communication Blog

Hot-Button Issues: How Will Your Organization Respond?

November 22, 2021
A new report offers communicators guidance to ensure their organization’s position is understood and trusted when taking a stance on an issue.

Tips for Interviewing: Getting at Emotion

November 11, 2021
A compelling story may hang on a great interview—especially if the story is a profile or longer feature. As you're interviewing a subject, consider questions that get at the feelings behind the facts.

Accessibility Ambassadors: Universal Design for Learning

Tips for Improving Accessibility and Engagement in College Coursework
November 8, 2021
This month we are joined by Amy Kunkel, Ph.D., assistant teaching professor and special education licensure coordinator for the Department of Educational Psychology in the College of Education and Human Development on the Twin Cities campus.

News Consumption Across Social Media in 2021

November 8, 2021
A new report from Pew Research Center shows U.S. media consumption habits in 2021 and a breakdown of demographics across social media channels.

Killer Analytics: Analyzing Website Performance

November 1, 2021
In the fourth and final post of the Killer Analytics series, learn about analyzing your website's performance data.

Building the Perfect Media List: What’s Your Number?

October 25, 2021
Are you looking to get your news release or media pitch in front of the right outlets? University of Minnesota experts weigh in on crafting the perfect pitch.

Brand Update (Fall 2021)

October 19, 2021
The start of a new school year often brings new questions about how to use the University of Minnesota brand.

New Report Analyzes Media Consumption in the U.S.

October 8, 2021
New report analyzes U.S. media consumption habits by demographic age groups.

Killer Analytics: Focusing on Metrics

October 4, 2021
In part 3 of the Killer Analytics series learn about matching your metrics to your goals.

How to Identify and Avoid Ableist, Exclusive Language

September 23, 2021
Learn how to write about people with disabilities including using inclusive language.


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