The Institute for Public Relations is dedicated to fostering greater use of research and research-based knowledge in public relations and corporate communication practice.

Below are some highlights of recent press coverage featuring the Institute for Pubic Relations.

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2019 Press Highlights

2019 IPR Disinformation in Society Report

Sponsored by Public Affairs Council and Aflac

PRSA: PRSA Responds to IPR’s Disinformation in Society Report: Public Relations Professionals Must Lead the Way in the Fight for Truth and Against Disinformation
Ragan’s PR Daily: Journalists a Top Source for Providing Accurate News
State of Digital Publishing: How Responsible are Social Media Platforms for Spreading and Fixing Disinformation
Bulldog Reporter: Americans Say Disinformation is a “Major” Societal Problem — Is PR to Blame?

Statista: Disinformation Viewed as a “Major” Problem in the U.S.
O’Dwyers: Fake News A “Major” Problem in U.S. 
Digital Information World: Disinformation is Affecting People’s Lives Forever But Who Is Responsible For It?
The Columbus Dispatch: It’s Time to Stem the Spread of Fake News

Mind the Gap: Women’s Leadership in Public Relations

Sponsored by IPR and KPMG

PR Week: Tina McCorkindale, Institute for Public Relations’ President and CEO, Joins The PR Week Podcast
O’Dwyers: Gender Gap Still Persists in PR
Bulldog Reporter: Mind the Gap – How PR Can Move More Women into Leadership Roles Why Gender Equality in Public Relations is Not a Woman’s Issue, But an Everyone Issue
EUPRERA: Institute for Public Relations holds Free Webinar on Women’s Leadership in PR
Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations  Millennials in PR: Sarah Dougherty
Insight into Diversity: The Public Relations Industry is Too White and the Solution Starts with Higher Education

General IPR Coverage

Ragan’s PR Daily: IPR Creates Buzz with ‘In A Car’ Video Series “In A Car with IPR!” Featuring Eileen Sheil, Cleveland Clinic 
PR Week: Measuring PR Correctly
PR News: How to Measure Relevance, Influence and Media Coverage
PR News: Lessons Earned: When Believing the Client’s Promise Goes Wrong
CNBC: Eight in 10 Tech Companies Offer this Fix to Reduce Gender Bias at Work
Ragan/ PR Daily: Study for Nonprofits, A Silver Lining Regarding PR Metrics
: Peppercomm Co-Founder and CEO Steve Cody Elected Chair of the Institute for Public Relations Board of Trustees

Bulldog Reporter: Boston University Students Olivia Zed and Sarah Dasher Winners of the Page and IPR Case Study Competition
Flack Pack Podcast: 10 Ways to Combat Misinformation
The Holmes Report: Study: Thorough Agency Searches Lead to Better Outcomes
Capitol Communicator: New Report Highlights Agency Search and Hiring Best Practices
Odwyer’s: Companies Fall Short When it Comes to Hiring PR Firms
Ragan’s PR Daily: Battling Olympic-Scale Competition for Coverage of a Startup Launch
Ragan’s PR Daily: How An Inspirational Content Series Became A PR Powerhouse

2018 Press Highlights

In A Car with IPR: Video Series
Bulldog Reporter:  IPR Launches Video Series: In A Car with IPR
Bulldog Reporter: IPR Releases First Episode of its New Video Series In A Car with IPR
EUPRERA: In a Car with IPR Second Episode Released

Taking a Stand: How CMOs and CCOs are Redefining Their Roles in Today’s Highly Charged Social, Cultural and Political Climate
Sponsored by IPR and Peppercomm
Bulldog Reporter: As Political and Societal Crises Impact Brands, PR’s Role More Important Than Ever
EUPRERA: Research Results: The Role of CMOs and CCOs

General IPR Coverage
PR Week: Highlights from the 57th Annual Distinguished Lecture & Awards Dinner Highlights from the IPR 57th Annual Distinguished Lecture & Awards Celebration   
PR News: Measurement Week: How to Evaluate VR and AR  
PR News: Measurement Week: Here’s How to Study Corporate Reputation
PR News: Measurement Week: How to Measure Business Adoption of Purpose
PR News: Measurement 2018: Optimism, AI’s Intrusion, Data Overflow and How to Get Better Insights
PR News: Measurement Month: The Lack of Real Intelligence in Media Intelligence
The Holmes Report: Podcast Interview with IPR’s Tina McCorkindale Silver Anvil Judge’s Tips: Tina McCorkindale, President and CEO, Institute for Public Relations What PR Measurement Can Offer Telling Truth to Power IPR Awards CEO of PRIME Research the Jack Felton Medal for Lifetime Achievement

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