Marketing for the People!
Organizations often require managers to write short articles for newsletter or blog publication. Becoming comfortable writing this style of commentary for a general audience is important in an era in which media can be authored by anyone. You don’t want to be considered “fake news.”
Week 1 Discussion Post
Writing for Publication
The focus of your work will be integrated marketing communication (which includes advertising, public relations, personal selling, sales promotion, and direct marketing). Research a controversial marketing, advertising, or public relations scenario/event and provide an overview of it along with your rationale for wanting write about it in next week’s article.
Week 2 Discussion Post
Write a 150- to 300-word article that discusses the real-word marketing incident you brainstormed last week. Today’s consumers of media want quick, informative, and exciting information. It can be written in the first or third person.
Since you are engaging in research, be sure to cite in the body of the post and add a reference list in APA format.