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Becoming a Public Relations Writer Ronald D. Smith 5th Edition

This is the companion website for the fifth edition of Becoming a Public Relations Writer by Ronald D. Smith. Using straightforward, no-nonsense language, realistic examples, easy-to-follow steps and practical exercises, this textbook introduces the various formats and styles of writing you will encounter as a public relations practitioner.

To foster an interactive environment within the classroom, both between the student and the instructor and among the students themselves.

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Here’s what you’ll find on this website


Careers in Public Relations

Ethics Codes

Frequent Writing Problems

Professional Organizations

Transmedia News Packages


Critique Forms and Student Feedback

Pedagogical Overview

Sample Syllabus

Signs for Classroom Use

Test Banks

Chapter Overviews