Interview with PRSA’s National Chairman, Anthony W. D’Angelo

Critical Mention

meaning diversity, advocacy, technology and ethics. Ethics is our foundation, and the guidance that we give through our Code of Ethics in concert with our Board of Ethics and Professional Standards is what research has shown our members appreciate and value the most about PRSA.

Your Executives’ Reputations Impact Your Brand, Whether You Like It or Not

Melissa Agnes

I find it interesting that many organizations still believe that the personal brands of their management team (namely their C-suite) and the organization’s corporate brand, are completely separate. And in a crisis, especially a crisis that questions the ethics of either the personal or the professional brand, this reality gets amplified. What’s wrong with this crisis management approach? Image credit: GaudiLab/shutterstock.com.

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Maximising resilience of health and well-being assets in crisis situations

PR Conversations

The following is the result of our subsequent shared musings concerning the impact of crisis situations on the health and well-being of public relations practitioners. Catherine: We do a great deal to educate practitioners on the practical aspects of managing a crisis but rarely do you encounter a crisis plan which addresses the need for support for people involved with crisis communication. And that’s just managing the process.

Corporate Reputation And The Whistleblower Culture

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Tom Mueller, who interviewed over 200 corporate whistleblowers for his book Crisis of Conscience: Whistleblowing in an Age of Fraud , proclaims this “the age of the whistleblower.”. Then there are those responsible for risk-management processes that failed.

Facebook PR Exposed

Flatiron Communications

Nick Confessore, one of The New York Times’s better-known investigative reporters, appeared on MSNBC’s “All in with Chris Hayes” within hours of The Times publishing its bombshell exposé on how Facebook dealt with the Russian crisis. disregarded the core tenets of crisis PR.

PRoust Questionnaire: Sean Kelly

PR Conversations

I enjoy the adrenaline rush of crisis communications. Sincerity, loyalty, sound judgment, trustworthiness and a commitment to the values and ethical foundations of the PR profession—which just happen to be expressed in the CPRS Code of Professional Standards —are the qualities I most admire. The film (starring Al Pacino) was about ethics and standing up for your principles at any cost. a critical thinker– and a quick thinker (particularly during a crisis).

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PRoust Questionnaire: Sean Kelly

PR Conversations

I enjoy the adrenaline rush of crisis communications. Sincerity, loyalty, sound judgment, trustworthiness and a commitment to the values and ethical foundations of the PR profession—which just happen to be expressed in the CPRS Code of Professional Standards —are the qualities I most admire. The film (starring Al Pacino) was about ethics and standing up for your principles at any cost. a critical thinker– and a quick thinker (particularly during a crisis).

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Crisis lessons from MLB and the Astros

PR Daily

Jan Gusich, communications founder and senior strategist at akhia , says the league ignored two basic principles of crisis management: “accepting accountability and delivering a meaningful apology.”. FREE DOWNLOAD: Keep your cool in a crisis with these 13 tips ]. For PR pros serving any sector, the crisis is a reminder that fans have a personal connection to your product and missteps require a heartfelt response. Did MLB not have a crisis response plan?

Crisis 101

After the End of Journalism – The Revolution that Turned PR Experts into Publishers, Editors, and Reporters

Maxim Behar's Blog

The client, very figuratively and loosely described, used to knock on the door of our office, timidly stepping forward and perplexedly saying: “I… I found out that… you are making PR here… can you help me increase my sales… and if it is possible, to arrange one or two interviews with me somewhere.” Who else if not PR business is the king of handling crisis and managing intelligent, creative and impactful content….

Behind the Headlines With Rich Oppel

Cision

Rich Oppel, senior advisor for media strategy and management at Crosswind Media & Public Relations, says brands will successfully land media coverage when they can combine their needs with the needs of journalists and their readers. In this interview, Rich shares the similarities between journalists and communication professionals, the steps to developing a successful media strategy and how to build strong relationships with journalists.

Behind the Headlines With Brandon Puttbrese

Cision

In this interview, Brandon shares why brands shouldn’t focus too much on competitors, how to streamline your pitches to journalists and how social media can help your brand in a crisis. What role does social media play in reputation and crisis management today? What advice do you have for public relations professionals facing a crisis? I like to put my reporter hat back on for a client crisis. In a crisis, ethics has to be a top consideration.