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Comment Icon0 Following is a list of links to the online editions of selected journals and newspapers. Keep in mind that most online editions provide limited content unless you purchase a subscription.

Public Relations Resources on the Web

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  • Council of Public Relations Firms
    Formed in 1998 by dozens of America’s leading public relations firms. Their goal was to create the first national association that represented the interests of public relations firms. Their mission is to advance the business of PR firms by building the market and firms’ value as strategic business partners.
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  • E•releases
    Press release distribution services and press release writing.
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  • Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management
    Builds on the cooperative efforts of PR Professional Bodies (who build on the cooperative efforts of PR Professionals) to tackle common problems with a global perspective. By partnering with national bodies to increase professionalism in PR, this Alliance works to enhance the influence of the PR industry among its constituents around the world.
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  • Institute for Public Relations
    An independent nonprofit organization that builds and documents research-based knowledge in public relations, and makes this knowledge available and useful to practitioners, educators, researchers and their clients.
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  • Institute for Public Relations: Essential Knowledge Project
    Provides a guide to existing public relations research and translates this knowledge into practitioners’ language. Research-based knowledge is critical to the maturation of public relations as a strategic management function and a profession. This knowledge base consists of introductory essays by noted scholars and links to a wide range of published research. Users are welcome to access anything on the Institute for Public Relations’ site for free, though there may be charges for some linked materials that are owned by other parties.
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  • The Museum of Public Relations
    The place to go to learn about how ideas are developed for industry, education, and government, and how they’ve been applied to successful public relations programs since the PR industry was born.
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  • O’Dwyer’s
    The inside news of public relations & marketing communications. Database of 400 PR firms; PR firm rankings; 1,000 PR services & products; 300 PR links, blogs; PR job seekers & employers.
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  • Online Public Relations
    Jim Horton developed and maintains Online Public Relations to help public relations and marketing professionals serve clients better, faster and less expensively.
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  • PR-education.org
    Web portal to public relations education for students, educators & practitioners. Provides an easy-to-find, easy-to-use point to locate sources on the World Wide Web related to public relations education.
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  • PRNews
    The industry’s community resource for news, research, analysis, business opportunities, market trends, and more in the field of PR and communications. From the publishers of the industry’s most-trusted publication, PR News, prnewsonline.com is also the first stop for information on awards, new books, studies, events and webinars.
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  • PRNewswire
    Global leader in news and information distribution services for professional communicators.
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  • PRWeb
    PRWeb, a leader in online news and press release distribution, has been used by more than 40,000 organizations of all sizes to increase the visibility of their news, improve their search engine rankings and drive traffic to their Websites.
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  • PRWeek
    News, analysis, and jobs for the public relations world. A fully searchable archive of editorials, news, features, industry research, and special reports, many of which are available for download in PDF format. In January 2004, PRWeek.com began providing daily updates, original online content, and online polls, plus Q&A sessions with leading figures in the PR industry.
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  • Public Relations Journal
    Published quarterly by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). An open-access peer-reviewed, electronic research journal facilitating the transfer of knowledge from the educational community to the professional community.
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  • Public Relations Society of America
    PRSA is the world’s largest organization for public relations professionals. Its nearly 22,000 members, organized into more than 100 Chapters, represent business and industry, technology, counseling firms, government, associations, hospitals, schools, professional services firms and nonprofit organizations. Chartered in 1947, PRSA’s primary objectives are to advance the standards of the public relations profession and to provide members with professional development opportunities through continuing education programs, information exchange forums and research projects conducted on the national and local levels.
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  • Public Relations Student Society of America
    The declared purpose of PRSSA is to cultivate a favorable and mutually advantageous relationship between students and professional public relations practitioners. The student society aims to foster the following: Understanding of current theories and procedures of the profession; Appreciation of the highest ethical ideals and principles; Awareness of an appropriate professional attitude; Appreciation of Associate Membership in PRSA and eventually accredited membership.
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  • Ragan.com
    News, ideas & conversations for communicators worldwide. For more than three decades, Lawrence Ragan Communications, Inc., has been the leading publisher of corporate communications, public relations, and leadership development newsletters. Ever since the launch of The Ragan Report in 1970, Ragan has provided the professional communicator and executives with timely, practical, and relevant information that few others can match.

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