Around the Clock Ethics

Solo PR Pro

Why it's important to make ethical behavior more than what you do at work but who you are all the time. This study validates the importance of not simply “towing the line” for professional purposes but also integrating ethics into our overall conduct. Living the Life ethical behavior

Bringing Your Whole Self to Ethical Behavior

PRSay

This study validates the importance of not simply “towing the line” for professional purposes but also integrating ethics into our overall conduct. Professional communicators are in a unique position to drive trust in organizations and support creating ethical cultures in the workplace.

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Bank Stress Tests Complete. Could Your Bank Now Pass a “Reputation” Test?

Reputation Us

Congratulations to all 34 of the nation’s largest banks for passing their annual “stress test” this summer. Each year the Federal Reserve conducts a financial health checkup on banks, called a stress test , to determine how solid they are. The post Bank Stress Tests Complete.

Bank Stress Tests Complete. Could Your Bank Now Pass a “Reputation” Test?

Reputation Us

Congratulations to all 34 of the nation’s largest banks for passing their annual “stress test” this summer. Each year the Federal Reserve conducts a financial health checkup on banks, called a stress test , to determine how solid they are. After the economic downfall of 2008 the Fed wanted to ensure banks would be able to continue to lend to consumers and businesses even in a severe financial crisis. banks have significantly rebounded from the 2008 financial shock.

PR Ethics … “You CAN Handle the Truth”

Waxing UnLyrical

It most often bubbles up when I find myself confronted by a situation that presents an ethical challenge. The Public Relations Society of America makes it crystal-clear that “Honesty” is a key element in its Code of Ethics. “We Guest Post by Kirk Hazlett.

PR ethics and journalism ethics in the face of media business meltdown

Stuart Bruce

Since columnist Peter Oborne sensationally resigned from The Telegraph with a devastating public critique of what he believed to be its declining ethical and editorial standards I’ve read very little about the role and implications for PR, corporate communications and business.

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Ethics and Accountability in Public Relations are Non-Negotiable

Waxing UnLyrical

I’ve been known to “wax unlyrical” time and again with my view of what comprises good/ethical/professional public relations. Ethics,” in a nutshell, is about doing the right thing. . Because ethics and accountability in public relations are non-negotiable.

Cyber Tech brings Intrigue, Ethical Challenges to PR

Flack's Revenge

It can bring the cloaks, daggers and pose ethical challenges for PR teams, vendors and journalists alike. What are the journalistic and ethical considerations? ‘I think this makes the ethical calculus for journalists much more complex.’

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R.I.P. For PR Spin: Ethics, Public Relations and The Imminent Death of “Spin”

MaccaPR

The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) has declared this September as "Ethics Awareness Month," complete with "The New Era of Authenticity" as a theme. There’s also a Google+ Hangout on PR ethics, webinars and a #PRethics hashtag.

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CEO reputation and PR: How online challenges have intensified brand risk

Media Bullseye

A recent article in the Harvard Business Review examined the increasing likelihood that CEOs who have ethical lapses will be dismissed. The study found that there has been a notable increase in the number of CEO dismissals because of ethical indiscretions.

PRSA tension escalates as Wells Fargo comms execs attack reform leaders

Agility PR Solutions

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Good PR a challenge for those making money while doing good

Media Bullseye

Not long ago, I listened to a piece on Radio Lab about the business behind blood banks, which made me think deeply about how altruistic organizations—particularly ones that need to function as businesses—have an extensively challenging PR task. Ethics Public Relations Feature

The Power of You

Waxing UnLyrical

Founder and publisher of Waxing UnLyrical, Shonali Burke helps smart businesses make bank by taking their communications from corporate codswallop to community cool™. Ethics lift off social pr

“Your Cheatin’ Heart”: Why Transparency Should Matter

Waxing UnLyrical

I frequently voice my opinion on behalf of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) on ethics, in particular on the issue of “transparency.”. Some of the organizations he has counseled include the Blood Bank of Hawaii, Medical Area Service Corporation and Boston Harborfest.

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 we are missing about Deepfakes and Fake News in 2020?

Waxing UnLyrical

To paraphrase Al Golin: We need to create a trust bank, so that when we are under attack by these technologies and we deny the videos and stories, people have trust in our organization. While we can maintain high standards of ethics, there will be some that don’t. Guest post by Mark W.

Top 10 organizations with outstanding CSR efforts

PR Daily

Bank of America. Ethics (38 percent). Consumers value corporate social responsibility. A recent Cone Communications poll. reported that 87 percent of consumers will buy a product from a company because it supported a cause that was important to them.

PR Advice For CEOs Under Fire

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

In a statement before his testimony in front of the Senate Banking Committee, Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf did what reputation experts generally counsel clients to do in the case of a breach of public trust. When the stuff hits the fan, what’s an embattled CEO to do?

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

Ethics and compliance communications manager—Nike (Oregon). Communications manager—Huntington National Bank (Ohio). Find out which states’ residents are really willing to roll up their sleeves and get to work. Plus, check out a roundup of current job openings.

5 Insights From The Best Emails Newsletters in Financial Services

Contently - Strategy

Many forms of content marketing from banks take on an advisory role , educating readers on touchy topics like debt and investments. With all this diverse content, any bank’s website can start to blend with other types of publications in an organic way.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

A strong work ethic is essential for attaining this sense of accomplishment and advancing in your career. Here are a few choice openings in cities that made the list: Alaska Pacific Bank seeks a marketing specialist in Anchorage. Is your town one of the hardest-working in the country?

Facebook launches ‘Privacy Checkup,’ most agencies offer social media services, and Starbucks closes 2,000 stores in China

PR Daily

Why you should care: As Facebook and other social media platforms grapple with data-sharing regulations and privacy concerns, PR and marketing pros should adjust their strategies now to make sure that data-gathering methods along with their use are both legal and ethical.

Chatbots as a public relations tool: proceed with caution

Stephen Waddington

Answers simple requests for transaction information such as environmental data, transport information, or personal records such as a bank balance. It raises a significant ethical dimension. Chatbots are hot but where and how are they being deployed?

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4 Reputation Threats Organizations Should Monitor in 2020

PRSay

As AI continues to change the nature of work and how people shop, bank and travel, the magnitude of risk it poses is growing.

Preying on Older People

Mindful Marketing

On the opposite, or right, end of the continuum are examples like this one: Your bank calls to ask if you’d be interested in a home equity loan or a great rate on a certificate of deposit, etc.

15 Up-and-Coming PR and Social Media Marketers to Watch

Communications Conversations

Bank (nominated by Monica Wiant). Bank social media team in 2018 after graduating from the University of Minnesota with a degree in journalism. She develops content for the bank’s social channels and supports marketing campaigns as a social media specialist.

10 books every PR pro should read

PR Daily

Known throughout the industry for running one of the most popular PR blogs in the world (and one of our favorites ), Gini Dietrich has collected all of the cutting-edge tips and tools for effective and ethical communications she’s learned into an actionable guide for business leaders and PR pros.

10 books every PR pro should read

PR Daily

Perfect for PR pros looking to break out on their own, “Known” is a collection of case studies, exercises and personal branding stories from some of the world’s most successful people spanning industries like banking, education, fashion and more.

Journalist Spotlight: Finance and Investment Writer Lou Carlozo

Beyond PR

In this Journalist Spotlight Q&A, Director of Audience Website Operations Maria Perez spoke with Lou Carlozo ( @LouCarlozo63 ), managing editor at BAI , a nonprofit organization that works within the banking and financial services industry. .

Teamwork Is a Contact Sport

Waxing UnLyrical

I also try to instill the “we’re a team” ethic in my PR Concentration students at Curry College , all of whom came of age in the “social” era…or should we say “ anti -social” era??? He also is a member of the Public Relations Society of America’s Board of Ethics and Professional Standards.

Tokyo 2020 grapples with Olympic bid allegations

PR Daily

The payment, sent from a Japanese bank, was marked “Tokyo 2020 Olympic Game bid.” Tokyo 2020 has no shortage of PR issues, but recent allegations have thrust the committee back into the spotlight.

Starbucks vows to ditch straws by 2020

PR Daily

In June, the company’s chief executive, Kevin Johnson, listed several other plans in the works: Achieving 99 percent ethically-sourced coffee. Expansion of the FoodShare program that donates unsold food to food banks around the country.

5 crisis communications lessons from horror movies

PR Daily

Dancing around a few ethical boundaries here and there, or twisting the law will eventually catch up to you. Now the company faces a huge blow to its image, as well as its bank account. We’ve all been there: Anxiously squeezing the cheap, plastic armrest in a dark, crowded theater.

Announcing the finalists for the 2014 Corporate Social Responsibility Awards

PR Daily

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Con Edison''s Business Ethics & Compliance Team, Stop. Our entrants put their time, energy and skills to use for the greater social good. It’s time to recognize their efforts.

Do You Believe in Better Business?

Mindful Marketing

by David Hagenbuch , founder of Mindful Marketing & author of Honorable Influence Does the word business carry positive or negative connotations for you?

Professional Curiosity Doesn’t ‘Kill Cats’

Waxing UnLyrical

As a PR professional, I refer often to the PRSA Code of Ethics ‘ statement on “Expertise” which says: “ We acquire and responsibly use specialized knowledge and experience.

Financial CHOICE Act of 2017 Act Brings Change to Dodd-Frank Disclosure Requirements

Beyond PR

The banking “too-big-to-fail” (Volcker Rule) regulatory points captured the main interest of many Wall Street and political pundits, however the new bill covers several important changes affecting corporate governance and SEC reporting and disclosure requirements. Their code of ethics.

Public Relations: The Two Sides of Information Access

Waxing UnLyrical

In particular, the Public Relations Society of America ‘s Code of Ethics addresses the “Free Flow of Information,” saying that the public relations professional will “maintain the integrity of relationships with the media, government officials, and the public.”

How Many PR pros Does it Take to Change a Lightbulb?

Waxing UnLyrical

Because it is a FACT that most PR pros are good, ethical people, trying to do their best by their clients and companies. Founder and publisher of Waxing UnLyrical, Shonali Burke helps smart businesses make bank by taking their communications from corporate codswallop to community cool™.

10 harsh truths about working in PR

PR Daily

Your internships sometimes turn into fantastic job opportunities, but don’t bank on it. Make sure you always stand your ground and what you believe in, especially if you hope to have a subsequent position with a certain company that does represent authenticity and ethical standards.

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