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Module 8 Blog Topic - Persuasion vs Coercion

Persuasion and coercion are two terms used to compare two tactics that can be used in public relations campaigns. Persuasion is getting the public to voluntarily change their beliefs or actions. 336 more words

The only way is Ethics

To coerce, according to the Oxford Dictionary (2015), is to “Persuade (an unwilling person) to do something by using force or threats or to obtain something from someone by using force or threats”. 343 more words


Sex Trafficking (2 of 3): Victim's Perspective

The following information comes from information provided by Redeemed Ministries at their weekend conference on Aftercare Training.

Sex trafficking:  When an individual makes a profit by selling a human being in the Commerical Sex Industry by means of force, fraud, or coercion.

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Persuasion vs Coercion: An Ethical Question

Most public relations (PR) campaigns are seeking to change attitudes and behaviours of audiences, and can be said to be persuasive communication management (Wilcox et al. 322 more words


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This week Awesome Stories brings you whale communication, better education, animal freedom, mental health and fuel from water.

Communicating with Whales

Scientists at The University of Queensland have been able to decipher and learn how to communicate with whales. 479 more words

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Post 5: Ethical Behaviour

To recognise persuasion as an ethically acceptable public relations (PR) practice, rhetorical perspective must be acknowledged (Porter, 2010). The history of rhetoric can be traced back to ancient Greece, where men such as Plato, used rhetoric in a precarious manner. 323 more words

Choose Ye This Day: Freedom or Global Warming

The Necessity of Dissent

The cosmic religious feeling is the strongest and noblest motive for scientific research.  Science can be created only by those who are thoroughly imbued with the aspiration toward truth and understanding.

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