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Public Relations / Quotations / Thoughts

Listen, Pause, Think & Speak

Dr. Joe Trahan, APR of Trahan and Associates began his session “Media Training” by outlining the 3 C’s of media relations: control, competence and concern.  He also reminded us multiple times to always listen, pause, think and speak when conversing with the media. Dr. Trahan then focused most of his presentation on preparing for interviews, news conferences, … Continue reading

Observations / Other Media / Thoughts

Fall Fashion in Elle Ukraine

In a spread from Elle Ukraine‘s 2010 September issue, photographer Nikolay Biryukov, along with creative director Nataliya Osadchaya, captures a haunting, vacant mood with his photographs of model Charlotte.   I think this photograph is beautiful. The patches of diffused and direct light and the shadows that light casts are somewhat whimsical and haunting at the same … Continue reading

Observations / Other Media

Howard Schatz and the Poetry of Dance

Above is a gallery of Howard Schatz’s photography, specifically of dancers in various portfolios. These photographs, as well as the rest of Schatz’s work, may be viewed in his website portfolio. Howard Schatz, 72, is an internationally famed photographer, particularly well-known for his underwater photography. However, Schatz did not begin his photography career until the … Continue reading


Tour of the Olympic Village

While the pictures may not seem like all that much, we toured the Olympic Village today in East London! After exiting the Tube and seeing the buildings surrounding the station, my first thought was why on Earth would they choose to situate the Olympic Village here? The array of abandoned warehouses were complete with graffiti … Continue reading

Other Media / Travel


I’m becoming the enthusiastic digital media consumer that I learn about 18 hours a week in advertising and public relations classes. And it feels great. Today, while scrolling through news on my Google Reader RSS feed, I flipped past an article about Justin Bieber and Instagram. (I wasn’t much interest, seeing as how Instagram has … Continue reading