The Institute for Public Relations' (IPR) mission is to improve the effectiveness of organizations by advancing the professional knowledge and practice of public relations through research and education. IPR assists individuals from all four regions of the profession (client sector, counseling firms, research firms and educators).
A trade association of over one hundred public relation firms. Their stated purposes are to grow the public relations industry through advocating it benefits to business professionals, displaying to prospective employees the positive aspects of a PR career, and setting a code of standards for the public relations profession.
According to its mission statement, “the National FOI Coalition joins First Amendment and open government organizations from individual states in a self-supporting alliance as they seek to protect the public's right to know through the education of media professionals, attorneys, academics, students and the general public.”
"These resources provide an overview of journalistic writing with explanations of the most important and most often used elements of journalism and the Associated Press style." This resource is presented by the Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL).
"The mission of Journalist’s Resource is to curate scholarship relevant to journalism for use by practitioners, educators and students. Establishing and promoting the concept of “knowledge-based reporting” animates the project. The site is run by the Harvard Kennedy School’s Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy, as part of the Carnegie-Knight Initiative on the Future of Journalism Education."