The Evolution of Public Relations

By Nina Newhouse, Account Executive The term "public relations" might be relatively new, but the idea of shaping public opinion has been around for a long time. Edward Bernays, one of the pioneers of PR said, "The three main elements of public relations are practically as old as society: informing people, persuading people, or integrating people with people." In 50 B.C., Julius Caesar publicized his military exploits in the first known political campaign biography to