MKTG 1019 - Media Relations
Part-time Studies Course
Covers the basic media process; developing media strategy; news room realities; packaging your message; the media as messenger, interview techniques and critiques; and crisis communications. The media is a business like any other. Their product is controversy. By knowing the rules of the game, astute managers can make the media work for them.
Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.
Wed Sep 12 - Wed Nov 28
Class Meeting Times
Sep 12 - Nov 28
17:30 - 20:30
Sabrina Del Monte
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Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:
Examine how media relations fits in to broader practice of public relations
Identify who the traditional media and new media are
Identify the media's approach to what is news and how it originates
Examine how to effectively work with traditional media and new media to get your story out
Define what makes stories newsworthy
Write a media relations plan and a news release for a newsworthy story
Compare different styles of writing media documents for traditional and new media use
Examine strategies to connect with traditional media using new media and how to connect with influencers in new media to get your story out
Examine how to effectively prepare for a media interview
Examine diverse ways to reach the new and traditional media to get your story out
Analyze case studies to examine the best practices for crisis communications
Effective as of Fall 2016
Books & Supplies
The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and
stationery. Please visit
bcit.ca/bookstore for more
Books for Fall 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT
online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering
you are considering.
BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore
If you are taking this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the
BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore.
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Canadian Press Stylebook
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