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Perception, Reality, and Public Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

Newspapers and other media have become inured to my frequent “letter to the editor” assaults, most of the time wisely choosing to ignore my comments on ethical misbehavior and/or lack of transparency in governmental or business affairs. What’s really in that liquid that’s seeping into the local water supply? (My Guest Posts Kirk Hazlett Public Relations Writing communications Declaration of Principles ethics Ivy Lee perception pr

PR's responsibility to the public

PR Daily

Then there’s a recently-released study from the Economist Intelligence Unit that found 71 percent of business leaders believe their organizations’ responsibility to respect human rights transcends adherence to local laws. Additionally, 50 percent of millennials surveyed want to work for a business with ethical practices.”. Fewer than half said they would not, despite the fact that such campaigns would breach the ethics codes of most PR associations and institutes.

The transition from media to PR: Four former journalists talk about the surprises, struggles and wins

Communications Conversations

Newspapers are cutting staff. KSTP-TV told me in August of 2012 that they weren’t renewing my contract and they would give me a year to find another job. Yet I don’t think the PR-Journalist relationship is over–especially at the local level. Media conglomerates are eating up local news outlets. In the course of a day I could be talking to a TV producer in San Antonio and a newspaper reporter in Minneapolis to line up segments and stories.