10 Things You Should Know About American PR History


Plank Center Fellow, Dr. Meg Lamme offers up 10 need-to-know facts about the public relations field. Lamme’s experience ranges from having her research in public relations published multiple times, to teaching numerous classes in the Advertising and Public Relations Department at the University of Alabama.

*Many of these come from: Lamme, Margot Opdycke, and Karen Miller Russell. “Removing the Spin: Toward a New Theory of Public Relations History.” Journalism & Communication Monographs, 11, no. 4 (January 2010): 281-362. doi:10.1177/152263791001100402. For more on PR history, see historyofpr.com.





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