PR pioneers

PR pioneers - PR pioneers o Ivey Ledbetter(Father of PR the...

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PR pioneers o PR got its start because of the growing number of deaths (12,000 a year) due to train wrecks in the 1800s (YouTube example in class) After an accident, the railroad did nothing other than fix the track and clear the bodies In 1903-1906, government regulations changed. It made railroads, especially Pennsylvania railroads, accountable for communicating with newspapers and the general public after an accident The key stakeholders that opposed him were managers of the Pennsylvania railroad. The key beneficiary of the changes were the newspapers Even with these changes, train riders increased Ivey Ledbetter killed himself after being accused of using his PR skills to help the Nazis o "Aligning the trilogy" Office of War Information Selling bonds Recruiting military personnel
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