Is Social Media Killing PR?

Have been following this discussion in which different tech bloggers have been attacking the traditional practice of PR, saying it’s being replaced in many ways by social media. What do you think? It started back in August with this post from Scobleizer stating “Build PR by building a great service and turn your users into …

Some recent social media posts

I’m prepping for a talk with PR students, and these articles came to my attention. Thought I’d share them here. 10 Ways to Make Press Releases More SEO Friendly – Mashable – http://mashable.com/2008/11/04/how-to-make-press-releases-seo-friendly/ 10 of the Best Social Media Tools for PR Professionals – Mashable – http://mashable.com/2008/10/30/best-social-media-tools-for-pr-professionals-and-journalists/ The 5 Rules of Advertising on Twitter – …