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IPR is featuring research and some of the many Black pioneers who have had an impact on the field of public relations in celebration of Black History Month. Ofield Dukes was born in Rutledge, Alabama, in 1932. He graduated with a journalism degree from Wayne State University in 1958 after serving in the Army. In … Continue reading Pioneer Ofield Dukes (1932-2011)

black american news habits

This summary is provided by the IPR Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Pew Research Center analyzed Black Americans’ experiences, habits, and attitudes around news and information. An online survey of 4,742 U.S. adults who identified as Black was conducted from Feb. 22 – Mar. 5, 2023. Key findings include: 1.) 58% of respondents said local … Continue reading How Do Black Americans Engage with Local News?

Dr. Jay Hmielowski and Dr. Eliana DuBosar researched how the places that people come from played a role in how they perceived and trusted journalists and the media. A pilot study was conducted in 2019 followed by a time series study in 2020 that included a total sample of 7,545 participants. Key findings include:— Respondents … Continue reading How Location Impacts Trust in Journalism

IPR is featuring some of the many LGBTQ+ pioneers who impacted the field of public relations in celebration of Pride Month.  Randy Shilts was born in Davenport, Iowa, on August 8, 1951. While attending the University of Oregon, Shilts managed the student newspaper and served as president of the Eugene Gay People’s Alliance. In 1974, … Continue reading Randy Shilts (1951-1994)