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.

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.

New Report Analyzes Media Consumption in the U.S.

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

How to Identify and Avoid Ableist, Exclusive Language

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

Increasing the Female Perspective in News

September 17, 2021
Highlights from the International Women’s Media Foundation report.

Challenges of Introducing New Experts to the Media

September 3, 2021
As media look to diversify their expert sources to be more representative of the outlet’s communities and audience, public relations professionals have a chance to engage journalists and advocate for their experts to have a voice in local, regional and national conversations.

Early Issues of Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder Now Available to the Public

August 27, 2021
Archived issues of Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder now available to the public.

What is AP Style?

August 13, 2021
The University Public Relations Office follows AP Style, which has been developed over time by the Associated Press since 1953, but what is it?

Get Visual to Connect with Your Audience

July 23, 2021
Using visuals to reinforce messages.


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