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UvA CorpComm participation at the International Communication Association 2016

UvA CorpComm participation at the International Communication Association 2016

The 66th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association took place in Japan in the beginning of June. This year’s theme “Communicating with power” may be understood at two levels: communicating power is about communicating—both sending and receiving—powerfully or forcefully; and how can we make our research better understood by those with the power to […]

Controversy, Surprise and Negative Consequences: What Factors Make a Press Release Newsworthy?

Controversy, Surprise and Negative Consequences: What Factors Make a Press Release Newsworthy?

    One of the benchmarks of successful public relations is the ability to attract media attention for the organization subjects. Media attention is important in a number of cases, for example: to communicate crisis responses, to build a good reputation among the public, to create publicity for key events, etc. And what a better […]

CCI conference 2016

CCI conference 2016

By: Wim J.L. Elving (ASCoR)   It was already my 8th CCI conference I attended, starting in Wroxton (UK) in 2007 in my responsibility as editor of CCIJ. In 2016, this year was the first time that I was not responsible as editor, and I enjoyed seeing my replacer, professor Timothy Coombs (A&M University) taking all […]