• Role and Influence of Social Media on the PR Industry: Uses and Opportunities in UAE

    Editor(s):
    Jyotirmaya Patnaik (see profile)
    Date:
    2020
    Group(s):
    Communication Studies, Digital Humanists, Feminist Humanities, Film-Philosophy, Film Studies
    Subject(s):
    Social media, Digital media, Communication, Journalism
    Item Type:
    Article
    Tag(s):
    Impact, PR industry, UAE, New media
    Permanent URL:
    http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/wwch-gv16
    Abstract:
    The industry of public relations (PR) within the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is lagging corresponding to the advancements which are happening in the external world. In this context, social media has been regarded to be the primary catalyst in terms of pushing the PR industry of the UAE to cope with the continuous alterations of the external environment. The research initially included secondary research where qualitative data has been collected for drawing hypotheses regarding the impact of social media on the public relations industry of the UAE. The Mixed method of data collection has been done using face to face interviews and surveys based on questionnaires sets. Based on the findings, the MODE method has been implemented for finding out the central tendencies of the responses, and thematic analysis has been performed. It has been analyzed and concluded that social media does impact in a highly positive manner in the industry of public relations of the UAE.
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    Published
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    2 years ago
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