You are a white girl

You are a white girl
“You are a white girl.”‘It’s a line I’ve been hearing a lot in the last few years. And for some, born and raised in North American compared to other parts of the world are different (i.e. they aren’t considered white, like me I guess). I don’t understand. Uncomfortable words.  And then there’s this video that ...

Taking RACE to the next level 1

Taking RACE to the next level
It was over four years ago that I started realizing that work in organizational communications didn’t really fit its old model. Since 1963, people who work in communications have been using a version of the R.A.C.E. formula (research, action/analysis, communication, evaluation) created by John Marston in his book The Nature of Public Relations. In January ...

A poster for PR

A poster for PR
April 18, 2011 UPDATE So great news, my abstract for a poster was accepted and I will be presenting in Saint John, NB in June. It will be a humbling experience no doubt. My poster is below. Since we’re using APA style I largely depended on this handout on poster presentation. Keep in mind the ...

RACE formula; question the paradigm 2

“If you want to change a system, the most powerful way is by questioning the paradigms behind it.” Bud Cadell After I wrote questioning whether PR’s RACE formula was outdated, I was chatting with a PR colleague about the feedback that I received – it was like I told PR practitioners that they had an ...