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Public Relations and Journalism: Better Together

Both of my parents were journalists when I was growing up, so when I told them I was going to study public relations in college, they both cringed. For a long time, journalists have thought of public relations professionals as adversaries. They may see us as nuisances at best and an insidious way for companies to sneak cleverly concealed advertisements into the news at worst…