Public Relations & Writing

Professional information on public relations, marketing communication, and related aspects of strategic communication

Teaching Notes & Commentary
Public Relations History

Professor Smith's overview of the evolution of public relations and the people who contributed to our profession


Public Relations in Society (historical antecedents & contemporary role; sample chapter from Pubic Relations: The Basics, 2014)


Pioneers in the Development of Public Relations


Ancient History of Public Relations

Colonial History of Public Relations

Modern History of Public Relations




Professional Links

Links to professional organizations and resources for public relations, communication and media