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Weekly Wrap-Up #156

#Facebook, #SuperBowlCommercials, #DeflateGate, #SOTU, and #PR — All in this week’s #WeeklyWrapUp. 1. PR Professor Says PR Students No Longer Need Advanced Writing Classes Last week, Shannon Bowen, a professor at the University of South Carolina, stirred up some controversy by saying that current PR majors no longer need to worry about taking advanced writing […]

Super Bowl Commercials – Why Are They So Expensive?

The Super Bowl is the premier sporting and television event of the year, with over 100 million viewers who tune in to watch football’s best duke it out on the gridiron. But even with this huge audience, many still wonder why a 30 second commercial spot costs upwards of $4 million. Here’s why: Huge Audience This […]