MA in Strategic Communication in the News

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Priya Lothe Doshi Provides a Guest Post on the Topic of What Game of Thrones Teaches Us about the Value of Public Diplomacy

A guest post by Priya Lothe Doshi, Professorial Lecturer. NOTE: Spoiler alert for anyone who is not up-to-date with GoT Season 8!  As HBO's blockbuster drama "Game of Thrones," came to end this weekend after nearly a decade of pop culture dominance, it raised many burning questions (no pun intended).  But the biggest of these was how Daenerys Targaryen (Dany), champion of the underdog and feminist hero, might have avoided her own tragic downfall.

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Matt Charles Writes Article in the Public Relations Society of America’s publication, Strategies & Tactics

Read more about AU Adjunct Instructor Matt Charles’ article, Hometown Pride: Communicating Your Locale’s Allure. Matt describes how to effectively communicate the passion of living in a particular city, town or region.

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Matt Charles authored and published an article in the March 2019 PRSA Strategies & Tactics

Adjunct Instructor Matt Charles discusses the Chain of Command: Crafting and Sharing Crisis Messaging in an article in PRSA.

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AU Instructor, Matt Charles Publishes Article for the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)

AU Adjunct Instructor writes an article focusing on the strategies and tactics of how to tell your organization’s story to get media coverage.

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Brenda K. Foster Named to PR News’ 2019 Top Women in PR Honoree List

Adjunct Instructor in the School of Communication, Brenda K. Foster has been named a PR News Top Women in PR for her far-reaching impact on the field of strategic communication and public relations.

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Joseph Graf Featured in THE CONVERSATION Discusses the Relationship between the Media and the Current Administration

Online Assistant Professor of Public Communications, Joseph Graf discusses the current administration’s complex relationship with the news media.

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Sylvia Burwell Inaugurated as American University’s First Female President

Former secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services and Director of Office of Management and Budget, Sylvia Burwell, makes history with American University as the first female president.

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Pallavi Kumar Discusses Strategic Communication’s Integrated Capstone Projects with Earned Media Rising

Online MA in Strategic Communication Assistant Professor and Division Director, Pallavi Kumar, explains the impact of how integrating paid, owned, earned, and shared media into PR portfolio capstone projects prepares students for the ever-changing PR industry.

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Dr. R.S. Zaharna Earns the 2018 ISA ICOMM Scholar Award

Online MA in Strategic Communication Associate Professor, Dr. R.S. Zaharna’s substantial contributions to scholarship and pedagogy in the international communication field earns her the 2018 International Studies Association’s ICOMM Scholar Award.

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Dr. Paula Weissman Discusses the Online Master’s in Strategic Communication Program with

The Master of Arts in Strategic Communication program, capstone, career development, and advice for applying were discussed in this interview.

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