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October 26, 2008

Catch Up On Craig Before His General Session Today


Internet vanguard Craig Newmark is the General Session speaker this afternoon. For a little more on Newmark, the founder of craigslist, check out the interview he did with Tactics and The Strategist Online this past September. Among other things, he discussed the wonders of Twitter and the next big thing in Web 2.0.

Also: PRSA, in partnership with Thomson Reuters, will offer the webcast of Craig Newmark’s keynote address, at no cost, to the public. The webcast will begin at approximately 12:45 p.m. on Oct. 26, The interactive session will be hosted by Paula Tutman, an Emmy Award-winning news reporter at NBC affiliate WDIV in Detroit. Click here to register (*for those unable to view the presentation live, it will be available as playback for three months following the conference).

John Elsasser, editor-in-chief, PR Tactics (PRSA’s award-winning monthly newspaper).  The publication provides PR professionals with practical how-to information that will help improve their job performance and advance their careers.  The Strategist, PRSA’s quarterly print publication, examines changing concepts and occasionally challenges current wisdom about the practice of public relations.

For coverage on the PRSA 2008 International Conference: The Point of Connection, visit www.prsa.org/conf2008.

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