(1949–1991; vols. 1–6, 1949–1954, as News Beat ; monthly; General Conference Department of Communication). An eight-page journal dealing with Seventh-day Adventist public relations and communication via public media published formerly by the General Conference Department of Communication. It dealt with SDA activities touching the public throughout the world; also, articles presenting public relations and evangelistic broadcasting techniques. It was sent to pastors, administrators, institutional public relations directors, conference departmental secretaries, and church communication secretaries in North America, and was mailed in bulk to overseas divisions and to all SDA colleges. Editors: Helen F. Smith, 1949–1953; M. Carol Hetzell, 1953–1975; DeWitt S. Williams, 1975–1979; Fr...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.