Category: Public Relations

Fighting Extremist Social Media with Social Media

For many troubled young people, the path to extremist groups like ISIS starts with the click of a mouse—a phenomenon that one BU class is trying to counter with its online campaign, SAVE: Standing against Violent Extremists. The campaign, created by the New Media and Public Relations class of Stephen Quigley, a College of Communication… Read More

COM Gets Top Ranking for Film and Public Relations

Boston University’s College of Communication is ranked 13th for “Top 25 Best Film Schools in America” by the Hollywood Reporter and 6th in College Magazine’s “10 Best Schools for Public Relations.” The honors are fitting for the oldest public relations school in America and a school that has been home to three alumni who are… Read More

PRWeek singles out COM for training the next generation of PR pros

The future of public relations is bright, and according to a recent PRWeek column, a big reason for this industry optimism can be found in the halls of Boston University’s College of Communication. In his May 13 column “I have seen the future of PR — and it works” Editor-in-Chief Steve Barrett recalled a recent… Read More

From Engineering to Public Relations: Kayla Zou’s path to COM

I was enthusiastic about photography, and when I was in college, I regularly posted pictures on my social media. During my sophomore year, a friend who was working for Samsung Mobilers, a global marketing program, asked me to join the program as a brand ambassador. I built up a five-person team, and started my first… Read More

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