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One key PR ethics lesson from the Pulse nightclub shooting – Ann Marie Varga

Ethical Voices

Thinking about your career from circus to healthcare to agency, what is the most difficult ethical challenge you ever confronted? The most difficult ethical challenge for me occurred following the Pulse nightclub tragedy in 2016. What are you seeing as some of the key ethics challenges for today and tomorrow?

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This Week in PR Ethics (2/2/23): Non-Competes, Bribes, AI, and Guerilla Marketing Ethics

Ethical Voices

This week the communications ethics issues spanned a wide variety of topics from non-competes, to stupid PR people, to ethics developments with AI and the 16 th Anniversary of one of the dumbest guerilla marketing stunts of all time. Are non-competes ethical? This was the big news last week, but I am just getting to it now.

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Maxim Behar: Ethics, Ethics, Ethics.

Maxim Behar

From my understanding, and according to my vision and my definition, his is telling the truth in a way people understand it. Ethics, transparency, this is telling the truth. Ethics, transparency, this is telling the truth. Ethics, Ethics, Ethics. So, there are two important things – truth and understanding.

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Hate Speech and Ethics: A 3-Dimensional Issue


Each September, PRSA celebrates Ethics Month, featuring programs presented by the PRSA Board of Ethics and Professional Standards (BEPS). This year’s theme is “Ethics Every Day.” Please join the discussion via #PRethics, and follow along with our ethics-related blog posts, webinars and Twitter Chats throughout the month.

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What is Public Relations’ First Responsibility in Ethical Situations? Linda Welter

Ethical Voices

She discusses a number of important ethics topics, including: Where do you draw the competitive line? What is our first responsibility in ethical situations? Ethics issues with influencers Why don’t you tell us more about yourself and your career? I am currently the CEO and Co-owner of the Caliber Group.

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The #PRStudChat Community Celebrates “Ethics Month” With a September 15th Discussion

Deirdre Breakenridge

PRSA has designated September as “Ethics Month” with a wide variety of activities to educate and inform members and industry professionals. In the spirit of Ethics Month, #PRStudChat welcomes Kirk Hazlett , APR, Fellow PRSA, on Tuesday, September 15th at 8:30 p.m. As always, we welcome your questions before or during the chat session.

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Trust: Business Tops Media and Government in Ethics and Competence, Finds Survey

Sword and the Script

Businesses are increasingly viewed as more ethical and competent than government, media and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Business is ethical and competent. According to the survey, business was the only institution that respondents classified as both ethical and competent. click image for higher resolution).