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MBU Professor to Present at Regional PRSA Conference

MBU’s Amanda Staggenborg will present on social media ethics to the Midwest Public Relations Society of America Conference on June 11. In her presentation, “What We Should Do vs. What We Could Do: Public Relations Ethics in Social Media”, Staggenborg will address the often neglected ethical impact of social media.

Staggenborg is an assistant professor of public relations and joined MBU in 2011. Her experience includes the Missouri Division of Tourism and St. Elizabeth Academy and has consulted for several St. Louis organizations. Her research areas of interest are corporate public relations, media law, organizational communications, crisis communications and social media ethics.

In 2012, Staggenborg launched MBU Media Talk, which features prominent communications professionals in the St. Louis region. Previous Media Talk guests include: sportscasters Frank Cusumano and Ron Jacober; St. Louis Post-Dispatch veteran Bill McClellan; and Mark Abel, executive vice-president of Weber Shandwick.

Public Relations Society of America is the world’s largest public relations organization. The group encourages professional development and excellence, while providing accountability of ethical professionals.