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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?