The nonprofit Center for Media and Democracy strengthens participatory democracy by investigating and exposing public relations spin and propaganda, and by promoting media literacy and citizen journalism, media 'of, by and for the people.
"The Institute for Public Relations (IPR) is an independent non-profit organization founded in 1956, whose mission is to educate and inform PR practitioners, educators, researchers, and clients. It's free website... contains information centered on research, education and education-industry affairs."
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This is the place to go to learn about how ideas are developed for industry, education, and government, and how they have been applied to successful public relations programs since the PR industry was born.
To help members navigate ethics principles and applications, the Society created, and continues to maintain, the PRSA Code of Ethics. Under the Code, widely regarded as the industry standard, members pledge to core values, principles and practice guidelines that define their professionalism and advance their success.
Chartered in 1947, the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) is the world’s largest and foremost organization of public relations professionals. PRSA provides professional development, sets standards of excellence and upholds principles of ethics for its members and, more broadly, the multi-billion dollar global public relations profession. We also advocate for greater understanding and adoption of public relations services, and act as one of the industry’s leading voices on the important business and professional issues of our time.
The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) is the foremost organization for students interested in public relations and communications. We seek to advance the public relations profession by nurturing generations of future professionals. We advocate rigorous academic standards for public relations education, the highest ethical principles and diversity in the profession.
The [Free Management] Library provides free, easy-to-access, online articles to develop yourself, other individuals, groups and organizations (whether the organization is for-profit or nonprofit). Over the past 15 years, the Library has grown to be one of the world's largest well-organized collections of these types of articles and resources.
PRsay is a resource where public relations and communication professionals can learn about current issues, news, popular topics and effective strategies leading the PR profession. As PRSA’s blog channel, PRsay covers thought leadership, career advice, industry insights, special events, training and more.
Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) provides its members the opportunity to address issues pertaining to public relations as they arise on the Progressions Blog, making them open for discussion.