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Communication minute: Plain English

Did the feline position itself horizontally on the floor covering, or did the cat just sit on the mat? Plain English, or Plain Language, is a term used to describe writing that’s easy to understand. It’s the opposite of gobbledygook. … Continue reading

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What’s the value of good brand?

What’s the value of a good brand? To answer that question Aisha Kellaway travels to London to attend Brand Academy 2013. Follow Aisha on Twitter: @AishaKellaway AS public relations professionals and students we understand our integral role in the representation … Continue reading

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Shoot better video with your smartphone

If you own a smartphone, you carry a video recording studio around in your pocket. Here are some tips to get the most from it. SHOOTING video with your smartphone is pretty easy. Shooting great video with your smartphone is … Continue reading

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Tracking QR Code Clicks

Want to know how many people scanned your QR code? This video tutorial will help. Tracking QR Codes from the MediaPod on Vimeo.

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2014 PR Student Forum date set

The date for the 2014 PR Student Forum has been set. Get ready for a fantastic 4th Annual PR Student Forum. The 2014 PR Student Forum will be held at Victoria University 2 October 2014. The theme for the Forum … Continue reading

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Public Relations, Activism, and Social Change

Deakin University Associate Professor Kristin Demetrious, author of Public Relations, Activism, and Social Change, discusses the future of public communication and public relations. This interview was originally posted at www.routledge.com What prompted you to write this book? ‘Spin’ is one … Continue reading

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IABC: A truly global communication association

Robin McCasland, IABC Chair (2013-14), talks to Deakin University’s Ross Monaghan about IABC, why it should be a communicator’s professional association of choice. Robin also talks about some exciting developments planned for 2014. Follow Ross on Twitter: @themediapod Follow Robin … Continue reading

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It’s worth putting in the effort: You do the math

Deakin graduate Jeszlene Zhou does the math on finding time to attend uni, study, work, have a social life and put together a killer ePortfolio. Follow Jeszlene on Twitter: @firstcommsjob YOU have 20 contact hours, 20 work hours, dinner with … Continue reading

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A world without social networks? *cough*

Can you imagine a world without social networks? Is social networking the new tobacco? Ross Monaghan shares his thoughts. Connect with Ross on Twitter: @themediapod HELLO, I’m Ross, and I’m not a social media addict. Don’t get me wrong, I … Continue reading

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How social media makes you a loser (and a winner)

Deakin University PR graduate Melanie Gilcrist reports on the slimming effects of social media. Follow Melanie’s blog: melaniegilcrist.wordpress.com AS a PR student, I love writing – so it was great when I started my blog on communications issues about a … Continue reading

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