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March 23: Nearly a Quarter of Americans get News from Podcasts
March 16: What Ethical Challenges Will PR Pros Face in a Digital World?
March. 9: Does Geopolitical Risk Stifle Innovation?
March 2: Top 17 Public Relations Insights of 2021
Feb. 23: 2022 Disinformation in Society
Feb. 16: All New from IPR: Introducing IPR ELEVATE!
Feb. 9: Executive Views on Climate Change
Jan 26: Internal Communication Trends for 2022
Jan. 19: How Consumer Activists Support Brands that Fight Global Warming
Jan. 12: How Top Leaders Navigated Change Throughout COVID-19
Jan. 5: The Metaverse is the “Next Big Thing” According to Millennials
Jan. 6: Tackling Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Allyship – How Can We Do Better?
Jan. 13: IPR launches new episode of “In A Car with IPR”
Jan. 20: The IPR Year In Review is out now!
Jan. 27: Top 15 Public Relations Insights of 2020
Feb. 3: Special Edition: Honoring Some of the Many Black PR Pioneers
Feb. 10: Introducing the Hidden Figures in Public Relations History
Feb. 17: Learn about PR Pioneer Inez Kaiser (1918-2016)
Feb. 24: Learn about PR Pioneer Bayard Rustin (1912-1987)
March 3: Women’s History Month – Learn about PR Pioneer Patricia Tobin
March 10: The Story of Feminist PR Trailblazer Muriel Fox (1928-Present)
March 17: The Communicator’s Guide to Research, Analysis, and Evaluation
March 24: Learn about Marilyn Laurie, first female CCO of a Fortune 10 company
March 31: How Female Pioneer Ida Tarbell exposed the oil industry
April 7: New IPR Series: “Research Readout” with Ragan’s PR Daily
April 14: Four Ways Companies Can Communicate with Employees about the COVID-19 Vaccine
April 22: Should Brands be Encouraging COVID-19 Vaccinations? Most Consumers Said Yes.
April 28: Americans Trust the Military and Scientific Community More Than Other U.S. Institutions
May 5: Celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month
May 12: Discover Best Practices for Linking Corporate Social Responsibility to Corporate Reputation
May 19: New IPR Mental Health Resource Page
May 26: Business and Systemic Racism: Findings from the Edelman Trust Barometer
June 2: Public Relations Journal Volume 14, Issue 2
June 9: How to be Accountable and Honest in DE&I Communications
June 16: Does Corporate Social Advocacy Influence Voting Behavior?
June 23: How a PR Pro Recovered from an Awful Mistake
June 30: Critical Race Theory has a Role to Play in Communications and Business
July 7: How Do Consumers React to “Woke Advertising”?
July 14: Republicans are Less Likely than Democrats to Trust “Mainstream” News Sources
July 21: What Research Says about Communications’ Role in DE&I
July 28: Consumers Turn to Social Media to Learn More About Brands
Aug. 4: Implicit Bias Training Does Not Yield More Diversity
Aug. 18: The Evolving Communication Function
Aug. 25: Suggestions for Avoiding Employee Burnout
Sept. 1: Hispanic Heritage Month
Sept. 8: Is an entertaining conspiracy theory more believable than the truth?
Sept. 15: The Future of Communications in Asia
Sept. 22: Are PR Pros Measuring the Right Things?
Sept. 29: Digital competency is crucial for communication professionals
Oct. 6: IPR Celebrates 65 Years
Oct. 13: Looking at the Past of the Public Relations Journal
Oct. 20: Is Hybrid Work Here to Stay?
Oct. 27: Public Relations Journal Volume 14, Issue 3
Nov. 3: Employees favor resignation instead of changing teams or short-term leaves.
Nov. 10: New Report by IPR and The Wakeman Agency! The Language of Diversity
Nov. 17: New IPR Report with Cision!
Dec. 1: The Best Metrics for Measuring Internal Communication
Dec. 8: Does perceived morality of CEO activism matter?
Dec. 15: Is Servant Leadership the Key to Supportive Employees?
Oct. 7: The Ability to Engage in Respectful Dialogue is a Major Problem in Countries Across the Globe
Oct. 14: The Career Path of a Social Media Professional
Oct. 21: 70% of Social Media Managers Want to be Promoted in Their Positions, but Only 40% See That Possibility
Oct. 28: IPR Launches New Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion!
Nov. 5: A Special Election Issue: Racial Justice Remains a Top Priority for American Voters.
Nov. 11: November is Measurement Month! Here’s How to Avoid a Common M&E Error.
Nov. 18: Special Measurement Month Edition! Three Things PR Pros Should Know about Sentiment Analysis
Dec. 2: Over Half of U.S. Adults Say They Will Buy More From Local Businesses after the Pandemic
Dec. 9: Reminder: Rethinking Vaccine Communications: Only Half of Americans May Be Willing to Get the First COVID-19 Vaccine.
Dec. 16: Special Vaccine Edition: A Communicator’s Guide to COVID-19 Vaccination