PR Museum launched in NYC

The Museum of Public Relations was launched in the Library at Baruch College in New York City this week. A 20-year labour of love by Shelley and Barry Spector, the Museum now has a physical home in Manhattan where its collection of books, artefacts and interview are on display: IHPRC has been following the… Read more »

IHPRC 2014 Proceedings online

The Proceedings of the International History of Public Relations Conference 2014 are now online at There are 32 papers and abstracts from historians and researchers in a dozen countries. Topics range from the PR history of the German manufacturer Krupp to classical antecedents of public relations to the communication activities of the three most… Read more »

UK PR education history online in PREF archive

An insight into the first decade of PR education in the UK has just been posted online. It is the archive of the Public Relations Educators Forum (PREF) from 1994 to 1999, its most active years. It can be found at: Catalogued by Professor Tom Watson of Bournemouth University’s Media School, it illustrates the growth… Read more »