Hispanic advertiser speaks to students

By Allen Reed The discussion at the Hispanic Advertising & Public Relations in the 21st Century event Thursday was geared toward a multicultural audience. Ashley Molton, Account manager for Bromley Communications, spoke to a nearly-filled room of students not just about Hispanic-specific issues, but advertising issues in general. Arthur Cavazos, an additional speaker, was notRead More

Word Cloud of #mcweek Tweets

1400+ tweets about the event were generated using the #mcweek hashtag. This word cloud really provides a strong sense of the enthusiasm of the attendees and viewers – words like “good,” “great,” “awesome,” “excited,” and “love” were prominent! This was made by copying all the posts from #mcweek, doing a little cleanup of the textRead More

Panelists discuss new media

By Christine Mester Students were seen tweeting throughout Thursday’s panel on new media. Rob Quigley and Dave Doolittle of the Austin-American Statesman and Elise Hu of the Texas Tribune talked to students about the transition to new media and its role in changing journalism. Quigley said that resources such as Twitter bring a broader perspectiveRead More

Ad/PR grads show success is not far away

By Thomas Courtney Of the four who made up the Ad/PR panel for Mass Comm Week, none were graduates earlier than 2004. Michelle Martin, 2009 PR graduate, Assistant Community Specialist for Computers for Learning, is having success in the PR world. “We set up computers for low income families and businesses, it’s non-traditional public relations,Read More