Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Social media to replace the classroom

"All courses are free of charge and open to the general public. If a
student wants to begin a transcript and earn academic credit, there is
a $99 per month membership fee. Our roots are in social networking,
remember. The texts in use are all free or open source." Steve
Cooper, Founder, Tech University of America

Click to read the interview

Sharks vs. Flacks

Listen to a PR pro and a lawyer talk about how to join forces
effectively for the client's best interest during the latest KC PR
Channel's podcast.

Host Lorell LaBoube continues April's KC-PRSA session Sharks vs.
Flacks: Why and How Lawyers and PR Professionals Should Work Together
as he interviews Michael Grimaldi of Trozzolo Communications Group and
Denise Drake of Spencer Fane Britt and Browne. The three chat about
the legal dynamic of crisis communications and reveal specific ways to
best collaborate.
• Is "no comment" ever the best answer?
• Learn what it takes for the partnership to work well.
• Discover how to prepare and anticipate for communication needs.

The KC PR Channel is presented courtesy of Lorell LaBoube, director of
communications at the Center for Practical Bioethics.

Listen to the April Podcast: Sharks vs. Flacks

Check out our past podcasts on our Web site

Monday, April 6, 2009

Social media use throughout the world

Graphic in France's Le Monde shows social media use throughout the world.