Assignment 1 – pr history timeline

After reading Chapter 2 of the textbook, please create a timeline chart of PR history that in your opinion would best help you identify the key professionals and their ideas that shape public relations. You can select any visual presentation that you think would help you: several templates are attached. However please feel free to use any other template you prefer.

Requirement: please make sure that you include all of the following key names/terms in your timeline, and articulate the known facts and core beliefs associated with these professionals or terms. Please use your textbook as your reference to complete this assignment:

  • Federalists
  • Recent development of public relations counseling business in 1990s and 21st century (e.g., Burson-Marsteller, Omnicom Group)
  • Creel Committee
  • Phineas T. Barnum
  • Ivy Lee
  • Samuel Adams
  • Robber Barons
  • Amos Kendall
  • Sophists and other ancient beginnings
  • Thomas Paine
  • Office of War Information
  • Authur Page and corporate public relations
  • Edward L. Bernays and the rise of public relations counseling business
  • Muckrakers

Templates Examples (feel free to use any template you may find online, here are just some examples that you may find helpful): timeline example 1.jpg; timeline example2.jpg; timeline example3.png

For those of you who have an issue with the textbook (such as those who still wait for the delivery of the textbook), please use the scanned copy for now to complete this assignment: Chapter 2 history textbook 13editionPreview the document


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