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

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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

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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


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

The Ethics of Silence and of Speaking Up


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.

Did the US election kill ethical PR?


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: Making It Part of Your Core Culture


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.

Ethics: Not Just a Policy


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.

Ethics Doesn’t Take Vacations


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.

Ethics Month, and a Time for Continued Professional Development


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.

Research From BEPS Results in Book Providing Guidance on Ethics Counsel


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.

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


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.

Let’s Think About Ethics


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

The robots have arrived in ethics

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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].

4 More Personal Core Values of the Trusted Strategic Ethics Adviser


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.

3 golden rules of PR ethics in 2018

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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.

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


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.

My life as an ethics girl in PR

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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.

Web Ad Blocking – is it Ethical?


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?


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.

How APR Training Impacts Perceptions And Readiness To Provide Ethics Counsel


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.

Ethics and the Ice Bucket Challenge

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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

Facebook’s scandal forces marketers to examine their ethics

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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.

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

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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.

Reflection on an Election — and a PR Ethics Failure

Tough Sledding

Did they ever set foot in an Ethics class or stop to consider the morality of their actions? I’m writing as an educator who believes the primary job of ethical communicators it to foster dialog and create understanding. I’ve been studying public relations 44 years now.

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

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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.

5 lessons in ethics from PR disasters

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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.

Ethics and Accountability in Public Relations are Non-Negotiable

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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.

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

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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.

Chat Recap: Ethics, Databases and More

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

PR Must Embrace the Hacker Ethic

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At Edelman.Com, I have a post that speaks to my latest passion: bringing the hacker ethic into public relations. .

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.

5 Insights On Corporate Activism From Top PR Experts

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People mistake ethical decision-making for deciding what’s right and what’s wrong. Most ethical crises are (difficult) moral dilemmas,” said Roger Fine, the retired J&J General Counsel. PR Fish Bowl public relations reputation corporate corporate activism CSR ethics

Ethics in the PR industry: Are you a spinner, smoother or soother

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The post Ethics in the PR industry: Are you a spinner, smoother or soother appeared first on Firefly Communications. Claire Walker CIPR conduct ethics PR PRCAAre you proud of the industry you’re in? I really hope so. Life is too short not to be. We all have a crazed moment of hating and sounding off about certain professions, and generalising a group of professionals or workers as @%?£!’s s as (add your preferred assortment of expletives, all insulting). Last Saturday at […].

Join Us for This Week’s #SoloPR Topic Chat: Ethics

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We’ll be discussing an interesting and challenging topic for all public relations professionals: ethics. September is Ethics Awareness Month at PRSA , and we’ll be joined by fellow indie and PRSA Board member Bonnie Upright (@BonnieUpright). This is a chance to discuss ethics with the #solopr chat’s trademark candor and wisdom. Questions for our Topic Chat on Ethics will include: 1. Do you ever find yourself needing to educate clients on ethical practices?

We want to honor the most ethical organizations

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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.

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


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.

Ethics concerns raised about Theresa May’s PR pro

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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

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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


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.