Government News Service for Residents: Offensive to News Media?

The Ottawa County (Michigan) government recently announced a new subscription news service to residents of the county. Being a resident, and  PR professor, I subscribed to receive by email a variety of county news releases across categories. I already have received several, and find them to be objective and informative, as government information should be. … Continue reading Government News Service for Residents: Offensive to News Media?

Documentary on Future of Advertising is Old News

A colleague shared with me this documentary called ‘Transmediatic’ which purports to be revelatory about the future of advertising. It is actually a summating of the present and a recap of where many have already been for some time. Some key notions are that the “product is the message” and “clear is the new clever”. These … Continue reading Documentary on Future of Advertising is Old News

Jobs and New Media Good News for West Michigan

I received an email yesterday from Deborah Johnson Wood, Development News Editor for Rapid Growth Media, that lifted my spirits. The blast email was to announce expanded job news coverage in the online publication. The expansion launched today in the Innovation and Job News section. “Our philosophy is this: there may not be many big … Continue reading Jobs and New Media Good News for West Michigan