Father Of Public Relations

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Public relations is the premeditated communication process that shapes mutually beneficial relations between firms and their publics. Public relations practitioners are the people who carry out the communication tasks becoming the liaison between the firm and its publics. Two of the most noteworthy public relations practitioners who played great roles in the creation of the modern day Public relations are Ivy Lee and Edward Bernays.
Ivy Lee.
He is frequently named as the father of modern public relations. Lee believed that the public should be informed and also recognized that good words had to be supported by positive actions on the part of individuals and organizations. Through his work in corporate America, he helped map out public relations as a management function stirring future growth in the profession.
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