Download Full Report: Top 19 Public Relations Insights of 2022 PDF


The Institute for Public Relations annually compiles the top research studies that we think public relations professionals should know about from the previous year. With transformations to the workplace, an increased focus on sustainability, the impact of COVID-19, and major breakthroughs in artificial intelligence and other technologies, there were no shortage of issues communicators focused on around the world. These opportunities and challenges are spotlighted in this guide. At the end of this report is a list of IPR resources and IPR signature studies published in 2022. Thanks to our Board of Trustees, comprising senior level executives and academic leaders in public relations, for driving the mission and work we do.


About the Institute for Public Relations
Founded in 1956, the Institute for Public Relations is an independent, nonprofit foundation dedicated to the science beneath the art of public relations™. IPR creates, curates, and promotes research and initiatives that empower professionals with actionable insights and intelligence they can put to immediate use. IPR predicts and analyzes global factors transforming the profession and amplifies and engages the profession globally through thought leadership and programming. All research is available free at and provides the basis for IPR’s professional conferences and events.

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