Should you feel ashamed for reading the hard copy newspaper?

Communications Conversations

Every so often, I’ll see it in one of my social feeds: That comment or remark from a friend, colleague or industry person taking jabs at the hard copy newspaper and those that read it. Twitter and Facebook are the new newsfeeds. I still love my hard copy newspaper.

Why Facebook & Google Can’t Afford to Legitimize Fake News Sources


In the 1890s, it was called yellow journalism and was a tactic designed by greedy newspaper publishers to sell more newspapers using scandalous (and not necessarily true) headlines. Facebook, at least, seems to be making inroads toward better filtering.

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Future of PR and social media for International Air Transport Association crisis communications conference

Stuart Bruce

I will be talking about mobile, data and wearable technology as the drivers and ethics, real time and content as the issues. I won’t be predicting that Whisper is the next Twitter or Snapchat is the next Facebook. We’ll look at ethics and governance.

PR – the public relations profession – being a member, joining in and taking part

Stuart Bruce

Ethics – I want to practice my profession or trade in the most ethical manner possible and professional associations and trade bodies provide me with a framework and codes of conduct to do so. CIPR corporate communications Ethics PRCA public relations

Perception, Reality, and Public Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

Newspapers and other media have become inured to my frequent “letter to the editor” assaults, most of the time wisely choosing to ignore my comments on ethical misbehavior and/or lack of transparency in governmental or business affairs.

Cider sip or cider slip? Would you let a politician endorse your brand?

Stephen Waddington

Boris Johnson endorses cider, Jo Swinson ethical clothing and Jeremy Corbyn an art gallery. Yesterday, the image plastered across newspapers and news websites was Boris enjoying a pint of Rattler Cornish Cyder. Aligning a brand with a political party is a tricky business.

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Journalism and News Trends for PR Pros


As mobile’s importance continues to grow for news delivery, Facebook developed an application, Instant Articles , for select publishers to publish their content on Facebook directly from their own content management systems and get a faster loading time in Facebook users’ news feeds.

Future of PR: 2020 edition

Stephen Waddington

Tackling fake news and disinformation: an ethical issue that strikes at the heart of practice 6. I appreciate your comments by email, Facebook and Twitter. It drives ethical behaviour and creates an essential check on actions that go against the best interests of stakeholders.

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Misinformation 2.0: Deepfakes are the biggest threat to media today

PR in High Definition

For journalists, publishing a breaking story based on a video that is later proved false can damage their reputation, erode the trust of readers in the newspaper or magazine they write for, and even lead to libel lawsuits.

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What Lies Ahead for Public Relations in 2018?


We’ve watched traditional media such as newspapers, magazines, radio and television decrease in importance thanks to Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat and other social platforms.

AirAsia pulls ads that critics say ‘promote sex tourism’

PR Daily

It is embarrassing, stupid and sexist for the transport minister to be selling his policies using naked skin,” Maria Noichl, chairwoman of the wing, told the country’s Bild am Sonntag newspaper.

Media relations is thriving

Stephen Waddington

If you read an article about an individual or organisation in your favourite magazine or newspaper you’re likely to view it far more favourably than if you heard the information direct. The Daily Telegraph was the first UK national newspaper to go online in November the same year.

PR's responsibility to the public

PR Daily

Additionally, 50 percent of millennials surveyed want to work for a business with ethical practices.”. Fewer than half said they would not, despite the fact that such campaigns would breach the ethics codes of most PR associations and institutes.

PR and Content Marketing Insights from the Edelman Trust Barometer

Sword and the Script

To prove otherwise, she pulled out her phone, opened up Facebook, scrolled to find the article and then handed me the phone. It had a name that sounded like a daily newspaper – the “Herald” or “Courier” or something like that – but the “about us” section was telling.

PR pros’ role in the fake news epidemic

PR Daily

Some are heeding the call; others are taking advantage of the situation, ignoring journalistic ethics along the way. The actor made clear his views on fake news: “If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. We’ve all heard it. We’ve all seen it in headlines.

The transition from media to PR: Four former journalists talk about the surprises, struggles and wins

Communications Conversations

Newspapers are cutting staff. Those kinds of partnerships will require a delicate balance, so journalists can maintain their ethical standards and brands can achieve a proper ROI, but I think it is an opportunity ripe for the picking.

Relationship advice for PR practitioners

PR Conversations

There are lots of opportunities for building a competency toolkit – from considering how to establish professional relationships to methodologies for evaluation, ethical frameworks, etc. PR practitioners should also play a key role in providing relationship counselling advice at the strategic level – something that seems to be a pitfall waiting for many CEOs, or is that just British politicians, police and newspaper proprietors?