What Is Public Relations? - Definition & Examples


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Which one of the following is the best explanation of public relations?

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1. How many steps are there in public relations program planning?

2. If you are analyzing the context of the issue you are considering for purposes of a public relations program, you are working at which stage of the planning process?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of public relations. Some of the topics you'll be assessed on include a description of public relations as well as the steps involved in public relations program planning.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Definition of public relations
  • Ethical concerns related to public relations
  • Stages of planning a public relations program

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on public relations
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding ethical issues in public relations
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about specific stages in program planning

Additional Learning

To learn more about public relations, review the accompanying lesson called What are Public Relations? - Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explain the meaning of public relations
  • Describe the stages of public relations program planning
  • Define the term 'spinning' and tell how it relates to a public relations strategy