Chapter 14: Government Public Information: Portal to the Public
Public relations in the government section is known as public affairs. Beginning in the 1920s, the role of public information expanded during World War Ii and now, with the war on terrorism, the U.S. government is one of the largest employers of public information or public affairs professionals. Strategic goals of government public information are given. The TSA case of full-body scanners is presented. Functional organization of the office is given. The thorny issue of leaks is addressed. All this is complicated and also positively enhanced by social media.
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