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Welcome to prhistorywiki.org:  the PRimary source

a clearinghouse for PR history sources by and for the public relations community


You can search prhistorywiki.org for information about primary sources in PR history. To contribute to the site by editing and/or adding new pages, though, we ask that you register with our wiki host, pbworks. Just complete the contact form, and you'll receive an email with information about how to create an account and how to start contributing to prhistorywiki.org. Once you've logged in, you'll find tools in the upper right corner of each page to create pages, and you'll see an "edit" tab next to each "view" tab on each page. To protect the integrity of the site, the site administrator will receive notice whenever the site content is modified and reserves the right to edit or delete copy. (For complete use of this site, please access prhistorywiki.org through your Firefox (free download) or Internet Explorer (free download) browser.)


The Margaret Blanchard Doctoral Dissertation Prize

Deadline for entries (postmark date):  February 1, 2011


The AJHA Margaret A. Blanchard Doctoral Dissertation Prize, given for the first time in 1997, is awarded annually for the best doctoral dissertation dealing with mass communication history.  An honorarium of $500 accompanies the prize, and a $200 honorarium is awarded to each honorable mentions.


One of the honorable mentions in 2010 was "When the Locomotive Puffs:  Corporate Public Relations of the First Transcontinental Railroad Builders" by Leland K. Wood.

The International History of Public Relations Conference

July 6-7, 2011

Organized by the Centre for Public Communication Research

The Media School, Bournemouth University, Poole, England



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