Managing Public Relations CL [James E. Grunig] on by James E. Grunig and Todd T. Hunt is a must-have for PR students and professionals. Get this from a library! Managing public relations. [James E Grunig; Todd Hunt]. GRUNIG & HUNT’S FOUR MODELS OF PUBLIC RELATIONS. In the book “Managing Public Relations” from James E. Grunig and Todd. Hunt.

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For example, can we represent the interests of loyal employee groups while our shareholders demand layoffs in favor of low-cost offshore suppliers? Why do companies need public relations?

The two-way symmetrical model is deemed the most ethical model, puhlic that professionals should aspire to use in their everyday tactics and strategies Simpson, Do you think the two-way symmetrical model is plausible? However, the communication pattern is still one-way.

Practitioners do not conduct audience analysis research to guide their strategies and tactics.


Furthermore, the goal is to disseminate communication based on the two-way symmetrical model presented by Grunig and Hunt One example is propagandist techniques created by relztions media outlets in North Korea. William Sledzikassociate professor of journalism and mass communication at Kent State University: Here, practitioners are negotiators and use communication to ensure that all involved parties managung, not just the organization that employs them.

William Sledzikassociate professor of journalism and mass communication at Kent State University:.

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Some experts think of public relations more broadly. What is public relations?

Discussion Point Do you think the two-way symmetrical model is plausible? Still, persuasive communication is used in this model grunif benefit the organization more so than audiences; therefore, it is considered asymmetrical or imbalanced. In this model, accuracy is not important and organizations do not seek audience feedback or conduct audience analysis research.

Consider this example from Dr. For instance, they may argue that political lobbying is a form of public relations because lobbyists engage in communication activities and client advocacy in order to shape the attitudes of Congress Berg, managibg It is a one-way form of communication.


Managing Public Relations

The public information model moves away from the manipulative tactics used in the press agent model and presents more accurate information. Finally, the two-way symmetrical model argues that the public relations practitioner should serve as a liaison between the organization and key publics, rather than as a persuader.

Skip to content Increase Font Size. These models serve as guidelines to create programs, strategies, and tactics. However, this book focuses on a public relations approach based particularly on writing for the media. Some press releases and newsletters are created based on this model, when audiences are not necessarily targeted or researched beforehand.