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Research shows link between Accreditation and ethics

April 4, 2013

Two researchers have published the results of a study that identifies a link between Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) and personal ethics.

Dr. Marlene Neill,  APR, a full-time lecturer at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, and Dr. Minette E. Drumwright, an associate professor at University of Texas, examined the practitioner’s role as an “organizational conscience,” and why and how practitioners use ethics.

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Ann Peru Knabe, Ph.D.,  APR+M Ann Peru Knabe, Ph.D., APR+M, teaches public relations full-time at University of Wisconsin – Whitewater. She is also a colonel in the Air Force Reserve serving as a public affairs officer at the Pentagon, and owner of AK & Associates, a Milwaukee-based consulting firm that specializes in media training and crisis communication.

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