Journalism ethics versus public relations ethics

Axia PR

How do we ensure that communication pros abide by their codes of ethics? Despite unfortunate widespread beliefs, both PR pros and journalists follow strict codes of ethics in their work. Ethics Earned media

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#PR Expanded Guest Post: Ethical Awareness … It’s Never Too Early

PR Expanded

I know that ethics is “taught” in various forms in most colleges and universities, but I have serious concerns as to whether or not the “real world” is included in the process. Mr. Bernays makes it pretty clear here… ethical people will behave ethically.

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Ethics and You: Leading the Way

PRSay

As PR counsel to clients or employers who rely on our input to ensure that their actions are viewed favorably by the public and the media, proactive ethical guidance is paramount. With this in mind, we turn back to our ethical responsibilities. Ethics BEPS Ethics Month

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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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When Passion Meets Ethics

PRSay

This pretty much frames most ethical dilemmas, doesn’t it? Real ethical dilemmas are more nuanced, with deep roots, long histories, serious ramifications and lots of gray areas. Ethics Ethics Month PRSA Code of Ethics

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A Foundation in Ethics Is Built in Our Childhood

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According to Michael Josephson, founder and president of the Joseph & Edna Josephson Institute of Ethics , one of the central pieces of teaching children about ethics is that “parents need to have a focused notion of what values are important to the family.”

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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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Saying ‘No’ to the Boss: Building Your Ethics Portfolio

PRSay

In its recently released report , the Commission on Public Relations Education recommended adding a course in ethics to the core PR curriculum. According to the Commission, ethics is “more essential than ever in our current age of disinformation, alternative facts and ‘fake news.’”.

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An Introduction to Ethics Month, With Thanks

PRSay

Each September, PRSA takes the opportunity to spotlight ethics, which must be a constant focus for the PR profession regardless of which month we’re in. They do an exemplary job of pointing the way toward sound ethical concepts and best practices. Ethics BEPS Ethics Month

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

PR Expanded

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. Ethics Mentoring PR 2.0

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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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Essential Requirements for Serving as an Ethics Counselor

PRSay

This year’s theme for PRSA’s Ethics Month is “ PR Ethics Counsel: Be Prepared ” and one of the ways to be prepared is to build relationships inside your company or organization so colleagues are willing to listen to your counsel when an issue arises.

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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.

Ethics: It’s All About Honesty

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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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Are Millennials Equipped to be Ethical PR Leaders?

PRSay

Moving from tactical positions to more strategic roles is a significant milestone, but are they equipped to recognize and manage the ethical challenges they will face? Page Center and the PRSA Board of Ethics & Professional Standards (BEPS).

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The Ethics of Silence and of Speaking Up

PRSay

Keeping a secret can be a form of silence that is highly ethical. Two of the fundamental values of the PRSA Code of Ethics are fairness and loyalty. Emmanuel Tchividjian is the principal and owner of The Markus Gabriel Group , an ethics and communication consulting practice.

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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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Question of the Month: What Does Acting Ethically as a Communicator Mean to You?

PRSay

” In honor of September being PRSA’s Ethics Month, we posed the following: “ What does acting ethically as a communicator mean to you?” ” “Acting ethically as a communicator to me starts at a person’s core.

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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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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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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4 tactical tips for building an ethical business brand

Agility PR Solutions

In today’s world, consumers are becoming more aware of how ethical malpractice in business can affect the environment, alongside causing numerous other problems. This means that being an ethical business […].

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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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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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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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

Consumers are pushing brands to deliver on innovation and ethical responsibility

Agility PR Solutions

The post Consumers are pushing brands to deliver on innovation and ethical responsibility appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

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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.

#measurePR Recap (September 2018): Ethics of PR Measurement

Waxing UnLyrical

He is also the Ethics Officer of PRSA Tampa Bay, and co-chairs the PRSA Tampa Bay PRSSA and New Professionals Committee and is PRSSA Liaison, PRSA College of Fellows Mentoring Committee. As September is Ethics Month at PRSA, the discussion revolved around the topic of ethics in PR Measurement.

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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New international ethical principles for PR welcomed, education and enforcement required

Stephen Waddington

A cross industry group of international PR associations has developed a common set of principles for ethical practice. The International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) proposed a list of ten ethical principles for the PR industry at its annual meeting on Helskini in October.

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Tool of the Month: Ethical OS

PR in High Definition

That’s where Ethical OS comes in. So, next time you come up with a brand-new piece of tech, try running it past the Ethical OS first to see if it’s really worth following through – it could save a part of society (and your reputation!).

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.

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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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].

Purpose, values, ethics: Big ideas from #PRSAICON 2018

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The big ideas for a bright future from #PRSAICON 2018: Purpose, values and ethics

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?

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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.

Businesses are gearing up for more ethical and responsible use of AI

Agility PR Solutions

Most AI adopters—which now account for 72 percent of organizations globally—conduct ethics training for their technologists (70 percent) and have ethics committees in place to review the […].

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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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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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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