Bits, Bytes and the Ethics of Data

PRSay

Data has always informed the work of PR professionals, but the sheer volume of information available today raises new ethical and moral questions about what we collect, curate, share and use. We all share the responsibility to create an ethical framework for data use and practices.

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#PRStudChat Celebrates Ethics Month with a September 21st Twitter Chat

PR Expanded

Throughout the month of September, the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), holds several different activities and events to educate members, professionals and students on modern ethics. Ethics – where do we draw the line?

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The #PRStudChat Community Joins Together for “Ethics – The Heart of Leadership” Twitter Discussion on September 13th

PR Expanded

September is PRSA Ethics Month and #PRStudChat will be holding an ethics discussion on Tuesday, September 13th at 8:30 p.m. Our community of PR students, educators and pros will join together for a dynamic Twitter chat on “Ethics – The Heart of Leadership.”

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Ethics: It’s All About Honesty

PRSay

Each September, PRSA recognizes Public Relations Ethics Month, supported by programs presented by the PRSA Board of Ethics and Professional Standards (BEPS). Ethics Thought Leadership Code of Ethics Ethics Month

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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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Ethics: Not Just a Policy

PRSay

To paraphrase a friend of mine “Ethics should not just be a policy. Ethics is central to effective public relations. I wrote a few years ago about training your ethical mind and the lessons still hold true today. Supporting Ethical Journalism – Sept.

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6 Ways to Improve Your Business Expertise and Strengthen Your Ethical Core

PRSay

Each September, PRSA recognizes Public Relations Ethics Month, supported by programs presented by the PRSA Board of Ethics and Professional Standards (BEPS). Page Society in preparation for a book on PR ethics.

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Ethics: Making It Part of Your Core Culture

PRSay

Each September, PRSA recognizes Public Relations Ethics Month, supported by programs presented by the PRSA Board of Ethics and Professional Standards (BEPS). I believe that’s because ethics comes from the very core of the person faced with a right or wrong decision.

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Ethics Doesn’t Take Vacations

PRSay

But there’s one aspect of public relations that doesn’t get to take time off…ethical practice and behavior. Ethical considerations are with us constantly…when we wake in the morning, and when we finally fall asleep at night. There are no vacations for ethics. via LinkedIn.

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Did the US election kill ethical PR?

ReimaginePR

Ethical dilemmas & existential angst. Right around election time, I was fortunate to speak to students at McGill University in Montreal about ethics in social media, and at Humber College in Toronto about socially responsible communications. It wasn’t a dream. It really happened!

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Ethics Month, and a Time for Continued Professional Development

PRSay

Each September, PRSA recognizes Public Relations Ethics Month, supported by programs presented by the PRSA Board of Ethics and Professional Standards (BEPS). A perfect opportunity to exercise this is by attending the webinars that PRSA is offering this month on ethics.

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Research From BEPS Results in Book Providing Guidance on Ethics Counsel

PRSay

We are pleased to report that our latest project has resulted in a book, “Public Relations Ethics: Senior PR Pros Tell Us How to Speak Up and Keep Your Job ,” published by Business Expert Press. Chapter 7 How to Prepare for Ethics Counsel: Mentors, Training and Other Resources.

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Let’s Think About Ethics

PRSay

Believing we’re ethical and conducting ourselves ethically are two different things. While many of us claim to like the idea of ethics, it’s hard to ignore the all-too-frequent headlines about public servants and corporate figures whose ethical behavior leaves a lot to be desired. Ethics BEPS ESAs Media

Ethisphere’s Global Ethics Summit Recap: Diversity as a Business Imperative

PRSay

A recurring discussion at Ethisphere’s two-day Global Ethics Summit in New York City was how diversity and inclusion initiatives are changing the way businesses operate, altering everything from hiring practices and internal communications to consumer outreach.

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4 More Personal Core Values of the Trusted Strategic Ethics Adviser

PRSay

Each September, PRSA recognizes Public Relations Ethics Month, supported by programs presented by the PRSA Board of Ethics and Professional Standards (BEPS). Working in ethics and giving ethical advice are among the most challenging tasks we have as practitioners and advisers.

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Can Digital Content Really Be Effective and Ethical at the Same time?

PRSay

Driven by tough new rulings from the Federal Trade Commission, digital PR professionals more than ever need to commit themselves and their employers to ethical practice and behavior, especially when it comes to full disclosure and transparency in sponsored content and earned placement.

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Web Ad Blocking – is it Ethical?

PRSay

Is ad-blocking ethical? The PRSA code of ethics states that: “protecting and advancing the free flow of accurate and truthful information is essential to serving the public interest and contributing to informed decision making in a democratic society.”.

Web Ad Blocking – is it Ethical?

PRSay

Ethics Ad blocking Advertising American Association of Advertising Agencies BEPS block Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Interactive Advertising Bureau TechnologyAccording to Econsultancy, there are today more than 144 million active ad block users around the globe. The technology prevents ads from appearing on your computer screen, iPads, smart phones and other platforms. It is a fast growing trend – ad blocking grew globally by 41% last year.

3 golden rules of PR ethics in 2018

Axia PR

How to be an ethical public relations professional. How do you avoid ethical accusations in your PR practice? Here are three rules to remember to remain ethical as a PR practitioner. Public Relations Featured EthicsSome people think of public relations professionals as manipulators of public perceptions. Sadly, some individuals view PR strategies as tools to trick people into doing something.

How APR Training Impacts Perceptions And Readiness To Provide Ethics Counsel

PRSay

New research published in the journal, Public Relations Review , supports the value of the Accredited in Public Relations (APR) credential when it comes to preparedness and likelihood to offer ethics counsel. The second most popular format for ethics training was PRSA chapter programming.

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2 approaches to make sure your communication is bias-free and ethical

Axia PR

When you hire a public relations firm, you trust its members to make ethical decisions and use best practices in all stages of communication with your audiences. test or the duty-based method to ensure ethical best practices. Read our post “ 3 golden rules of PR in 2018 ” to dive deeper into which ethical standards are trending this year. Public Relations Featured EthicsApply these methods to your PR and marketing materials.

The robots have arrived in ethics

PR in High Definition

The post The robots have arrived in ethics appeared first on Firefly Communications. Blog Christian Sharp Ethics ethics PR robotsUntil mid-September 2017, Facebook allowed ad buyers to target users who were interested in, or who had interacted with anti-Semitic content [1].

Don’t Overlook Your Office Neighbors: The Importance of Building Internal Relationships

PR Expanded

Page Society in preparation for the book, “ Public Relations Ethics: Senior PR Pros Tell Us How to Speak Up and Keep Your Job.”. Her research interests include public relations management and ethics. book Ethics Guest Post Leadership PR 2.0 A Guest Post By Marlene S.

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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Facebook’s scandal forces marketers to examine their ethics

PR Daily

It’s more important than ever to talk about ethics in research, especially as it pertains to social media. Whose obligation is it to develop and enforce ethics in this quickly changing industry? To start, ethics need to be proactive not reactive.

5 lessons in ethics from PR disasters

PR Daily

The crisis brought on by negligence made many question the company's motives and ethics, and it’s still a cautionary tale for communications professionals. Let’s look at cases in which other PR pros violated ethical guidelines in order to advance their organizations’ means.

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My life as an ethics girl in PR

PR in High Definition

PR ethics are a serious subject – and as soon as the subject becomes personal, the interest levels rise. The recent Bell Pottinger case has put bad ethical judgement in the spotlight and there’s no question that inciting racial hatred is an indefensible and unethical one. On a less sensational scale, how often might these ethical PR problems come up and test your own judgement? The post My life as an ethics girl in PR appeared first on Firefly Communications.

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.

We want to honor the most ethical organizations

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American Apparel updates code of ethics

PR Daily

Clothing store American Apparel and the word “ethics” have never gone exactly hand-in-hand. The change is starting from within, with a new 6,200-word ethics code on the company website. The new ethics code comes with new leadership.

Ethics and the Ice Bucket Challenge

Tough Sledding

I’m eager to see how folks with serious interest in ethics will analyze the Ice Bucket campaign. As a fairly devout utilitarian and long-time ethics instructor, I give the campaign high marks. This article in Forbes , which focuses on the legitimacy of charitable tax deductions for Ice Bucket, highlights an important tenet of ethics that’s often overlooked: intent. Uncategorized Ethics ice bucket challenge PR Public Relations

To Celebrate Ethics Month, We Bring You ‘Reputation Launderer’ Bell Pottinger From Across the Pond

PR News

The post To Celebrate Ethics Month, We Bring You ‘Reputation Launderer’ Bell Pottinger From Across the Pond appeared first on PR News Blog. Chances are we wouldn’t be writing this post had the story of British PR firm Bell Pottinger’s demise yesterday remained a story limited to two continents, Europe and Africa. Unfortunately for the reputation of the PR discipline here and abroad, Bell Pottinger was well known, which helped spread the story.

Will an ethical lapse haunt the ghostwriting profession?

PR Daily

Instead we should be talking about the ethics of ghost writers —our obligation to protect our clients by dispatching our duties with integrity.

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Ethics concerns raised about Theresa May’s PR pro

PR Daily

An ‘administrative oversight’—or an ethics violation? British Labor Party politician and Member of Parliment Melanie Onn was the first to raise the ethics concerns. “It The head of communications for U.K.’s

White House scrambles after Kellyanne Conway’s ethics misstep

PR Daily

In the interview, Conway promoted the brand—violating an ethics rule that restricts government employees from making endorsements. Though Spicer didn’t say much, MSN reported: “The White House reaction was a rare acknowledgment of an ethical misstep.”.

PREthics: Integral to Achieving Your APR

PRSay

Ethics in public relations is a significant focus in APR preparation and the exam; just as it is the […]. Ethics APR BEPS Code of Ethics PR ethics Study GuidePutting the letters APR after my name was a milestone, as it is for many public relations professionals.

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Study: Millennials unprepared to serve as ‘ethical conscience’ in PR

PR Daily

Ethics is a bedrock of contemporary public relations, whether it’s avoiding conflicts of interest or resisting the temptation to give a pair of your client’s racing skis to a sports magazine columnist. The study, “ Silent & unprepared: Most millennial practitioners have notembraced role as ethical conscience ,” found significant differences in preparedness to offer ethical counseling between generations. Not expecting ethical dilemmas.

Uber’s use of ‘Greyball’ program causes ethics concerns

PR Daily

The program calls into question whether the company crossed ethical and legal lines in its early efforts to win market share. Uber continues to be allergic to positive headlines.

Chat Recap: Ethics, Databases and More

Solo PR Pro

Do you have a clause about ethics in your contracts? The post Chat Recap: Ethics, Databases and More appeared first on Solo PR Pro.

The New Era of Global: What Marketers Need To Know

PR Expanded

Pay attention to ethics. Also consider the exploding progress of artificial intelligence and how it can be used to implement marketing practices that are both effective and ethical. Technology PRTech Fake News Global Marketing Marketing Ethics Megan Harris SYZYGY North America