Category Archives: Public Relations

The Creel Committee: 100 Years of Strategic Communication

The Wall Street Journal marks the 100-year anniversary of World War I’s commencement by noting 100 legacies of the war, technological, political and social shifts of the era that affect us to this day. Propaganda is among the listed legacies: … Continue reading

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The Atomic Press Release

August 6 marks the anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Official announcement came through a press release issued by President Harry Truman: Sixteen hours ago an American airplane dropped one bomb on Hiroshima, an important Japanese Army base. … Continue reading

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V for Victory and Viral

July 19 marks the anniversary of World War II’s “V for Victory” campaign. A New York Times article of the day describes it as a “nerve war” against the Nazis in occupied Europe. Launched by the BBC, championed by Winston Churchill, and executed by countless … Continue reading

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