Ethics: Making It Part of Your Core Culture

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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). 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

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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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

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.

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).

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.”

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.

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.

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

PR in High Definition

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 […].

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.

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

MaccaPR

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.

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.

4 More Personal Core Values of the Trusted Strategic Ethics Adviser

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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). Working in ethics and giving ethical advice are among the most challenging tasks we have as practitioners and advisers.

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.

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.”.

New York ethics board requiring PR pros to register as lobbyists

PR Daily

On Tuesday, the Joint Commission on Public Ethics voted 10-3 to approve an advisory opinion that requires PR pros to register as lobbyists if communicating with members of the news media. New regulations in New York are making PR pros and journalists see red.

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.

Being Loyal Can Teach Hard Truths in a Hurry

PRSay

Each September, PRSA recognizes Public Relations Ethics Month, supported by programs presented by the PRSA Board of Ethics and Professional Standards (BEPS). In this case, we kept the client, who learned something about ethics. Ethics Thought Leadership BEPS Ethics Month

Claire Walker’s opposition to “Wearable technology is an ethical nightmare for the PR, marketing and communications professions” motion

PR in High Definition

Below is the transcript of Firefly CEO, Claire Walker’s opposition to the motion that “Wearable technology is an ethical nightmare for the PR, marketing and communications professions” given during a CIPR debate at the House of Commons on the 7th July 2014. My Lords, Ladies and Gentlemen, A great deal has been said about wearable technology being an ethical […].

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.

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.

Civility as Professional Imperative

PRSay

Some of the answers lie in PRSA’s Code of Ethics , and I believe that acting on its principles is imperative for those who would call themselves PR professionals. That approach is ethical and effective, and can even elevate your career to its own Mount Rushmore.

Let’s Think About Ethics

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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

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.

The Truth and the Code

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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). The PRSA Code of Ethics is a professional guideline, but also could be a mirror that will reflect who we truly are.

Ethics Month, and a Time for Continued Professional Development

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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). A perfect opportunity to exercise this is by attending the webinars that PRSA is offering this month on ethics.

Defining and Defending Truth

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The PRSA C ode of Ethics states that: “We adhere to the highest standards of accuracy and truth in advancing the interests of those we represent and in communicating with the public.”. Emmanuel Tchividjian is the ethics officer at Ruder Finn.

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

Melissa Agnes

And in a crisis, especially a crisis that questions the ethics of either the personal or the professional brand, this reality gets amplified. Therefore, his personal moral and ethical choices are, at least in part, a reflection on his organization; and.

Double-dipping exposes reputation risk in blurred boundaries of PR and journalism

PR Conversations

For public relations practitioners committed to ethics and professionalism, the natural first instinct was self-righteous shock. Most codes of ethics are clear about why this is wrong. When it comes to reputation, there is little distinction between a real conflict and a perceived one.

PREthics: Social Media and Reputational Risk

PRSay

Ethics BEPS Facebook risk RPIEA lot has changed in just a few years. Not long ago, the discussion of social media and reputational risk focused internally on what the company was doing to “be social.”

You Really Did Learn This in Kindergarten: Be Fair

PRSay

Each September, PRSA recognizes Public Relations Ethics Month, supported by programs presented by the PRSA Board of Ethics and Professional Standards (BEPS). Like Fulghum, PRSA holds “fairness” as one of our core ethical values.

If you have a #PR “To Do” List, Then You May Also Need a PR “Don’t Do” List

PR Expanded

The focus should be on your ethical approach to public communication through all media formats. Ethics should always be top of mind in your communication. Ethics Mentoring PR 2.0 Most professionals I know have a running To Do list.

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Daley’s Razor: On Healthcare Communications & Fake News

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That’s at the very core of PRSA’s Code of Ethics and the recent statement from PRSA’s 2017 Chair, Jane Dvorak, APR, Fellow PRSA , about “alternative facts.” As Jane writes “Honest, ethical professionals never spin, mislead or alter facts. PR Specialization Code of Ethics Daley’s Razor Dvorak Ethics fake news healthcare PRSA Health Academy razor“Compelling, if true.”.

A communicator’s guide to mitigating the risk of greenwashing

PR Conversations

Ensure the communication is consistent with the company’s ethics and culture. That is the case for the Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa’s (PRISA) code of ethics.

Ethical Public Relations – Why It’s Important and Tips for Conduct

Solo PR Pro

Anyone in public relations for any length of time will certainly encounter his or her share of ethical dilemmas. We were joined by Bonnie Uprigh t and PRSA to discuss the following questions on ethics: 1. Do you ever find yourself needing to educate clients on ethical practices?

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].

The Bravery of Silence: Responsible Advocacy Starts With Listening

PRSay

Each September, PRSA recognizes Public Relations Ethics Month, supported by programs presented by the PRSA Board of Ethics and Professional Standards (BEPS). Not only will it help you be a more strategic advocate, it will help you build your practice around a solid ethical core.

Career Lessons from Bridgegate: Don’t be a Savior or a Martyr

PR Job Coach

Ethics rules. Personal ethics matter. Ethical behavior is de rigueur for any career and critical to career survival and growth. If you crossed the line in the sand on ethics or even made a mild faux pas, admit, apologize, fix and move on, all the wiser.

Facebook responds to backlash over ethic affinity marketing tool

PR Daily

Facebook execs responded this week to accusations that they’re skirting anti-discrimination laws by allowing advertisers to target users by their ethnicity.