June 5, 2018
news

Get Smart About News

Today is the News Literacy Project's "Day of Action", #PartnersInFact. This blog post gives seven simple steps to sort fact from fiction.
May 29, 2018
News Literacy

What is “News Literacy” in This Age of “Fake News?

Learn about how the News Literacy Project is working to help people sort fact from fiction and make their own decisions when it comes to the news.
April 5, 2018
Sinclair

Do We Really Have a Free Press?

News broke last week that Sinclair Broadcast Group had its anchors from across the country recite the same scripted anti-print media message on camera. Is this what news stations will be like going forward?
January 11, 2018
Fake News

Facebook Plans to Focus on Issues Including Fake News

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, has made a New Year's resolution that is making news by announcing that he plans on fixing Facebook's fake news problem. [Click below for more]
December 14, 2017
60 Minutes

Even #60Minutes Is Sometimes on Shaky Ground

During 60 Minutes' 50th anniversary show, it was revealed that some stories reported were inaccurate or incorrect. So how did the longest-running broadcast in primetime television history earn its credibility back? [Click below for more]
November 1, 2017
State of PR 2017 with PRSA Phoenix

State of PR 2017 with PRSA Phoenix

Last week I attended the PRSA Phoenix State of PR 2017 + Annual Meeting luncheon and it was great! The luncheon included a great panel that reviewed trends in technology, communications, ethics and more.
October 24, 2017
prsa

PRSA Phoenix Covers Fake News

As part of the professional development opportunities HMA Public Relations provides, Rachel was able to attend the PRSA International Conference in Boston!
August 18, 2017
#FakeNews

#FakeNews: Why We Click It, How to Stop

You can’t go a day without someone bringing up fake news. So earlier this week, Abbie attended the SPJ Phoenix event on the subject in order to understand it better. [Click below for more]
March 23, 2017

Bye Fake PR News

Rachel is really enjoying the fake news topic right now. After coming across a blog post about how PR pros can defend themselves against fake news, she thought it would be a good idea to share what she had learned. [Click below for more]
March 15, 2017

Media Fights Back

As "fake news" and "alternative facts" become more prevalent, and people look for only articles that have the news they want to hear, several media outlets have created campaigns to address it. [Click below fore more]