Public Relations Journal is a free, web-based, open-access, quarterly academic journal presented by the Public Relations Society of America and the Institute for Public Relations dedicated to offering the latest public relations and communication-based research. In June 2017, IPR combined its “Research Journal of IPR” with the PRSA “PR Journal.”

Volume 12: Issue 2 (November 2018)

Editors Intro Vol. 12. Issue 2
Hilary Fussell Sisco, Ph.D., APR
Editor-in-Chief, PR Journal



Work-Life Balance 2.0? An Examination of Social Media Management Practice
and Agency Employee Coping Strategies in a 24/7 Social World

Nathan Gilkerson, Ph.D., Marquette University
Betsy Anderson, Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Rebecca Swenson, Ph.D., University of Minnesota


Strategic Use of Facebook for Public Engagement in Higher Education Institutions

Patrick D. Thelen, University of Florida
Rita Linjuan Men, Ph.D., APR,  University of Florida


What Makes the Grapevine So Effective? An Employee Perspective on Employee-Organization Communication and Peer-to-Peer Communication

Katy L. Robinson, University of Florida
Patrick D. Thelen, University of Florida