Journalism ethics versus public relations ethics

Axia PR

How do we ensure that communication pros abide by their codes of ethics? Both the journalism and public relations industries have always struggled with negative reputations. Despite unfortunate widespread beliefs, both PR pros and journalists follow strict codes of ethics in their work.

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An Ethical, Decision-Making Model to Consider

PRSay

How do we ethically communicate and make decisions in a manner that considers the best interests for all — including employers, clients, members of key publics and stakeholders? Ethics BEPS Code of Ethics Ethics Month

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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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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. I thought about this while reading a NY Times story: When Spies Hack Journalism. What are the journalistic and ethical considerations?

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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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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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Journalism and News Trends for PR Pros

Cision

The revenue model for journalism is at best in flux, and at worst, in chaos. Serious journalism from unexpected sources. Vice magazine, originally a local magazine in Montreal and best-known for local coverage and shock journalism, grew into Vice Media. More data journalism.

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.

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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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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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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. Ethics management in public relations: Practitioner.

Ethics 101

The Top Challenges in Journalism According to a Survey of Journalists and the Cliff Notes to 3 Studies by PR Tech Vendors [UML]

Sword and the Script

1) The top challenges in journalism. I’ll leave the ethical implications of this trend in journalism to the media critics and ombudsmen – but will note it’s introducing new ethical considerations for PR pros. Is the process of media relations getting harder?

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Native Advertising: Where Content Marketing and Journalism Overlap

Cision

Sites with high ethical standards disclose that the content is sponsored, so readers do not falsely assume it is provided by the publisher. The emergence of native advertising on editorial sites is giving birth to a new discipline that combines marketing and journalism.

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 trust in journalism is broken, everyone loses.

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.

Companies walk a fine line when execs are ousted for ethics violations

PR Daily

Several companies have ousted their CEO or other high-profile leaders due to “code of ethics violations,” veiled language that indicates a potential crisis for the company’s brand. The prevailing crisis response in the #MeToo era is straightforward: Remove the liability.

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Survey: Most PR Pros Say that Media Relations is Getting Harder – Here’s What You Can Do About It

PR Expanded

The days of objectivity are gone and the days of combative, aggressive, argumentative ‘in your face’ journalism has taken its place.”. “It’s The Intersection of Bias, Ethics and PR Stunts in Media Relations. Ethics Guest Post Media Relations PR 2.0

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Leveson Inquiry archive important contribution to debate and education on media ethics

Stephen Waddington

Kingston University has published an archive of the Leveson Inquiry six years after it reported, thwarting fears that it would end up “on the second shelf of a professor of journalism’s study.”

A Glimmer of Hope for Journalism?

Flatiron Communications

The “fitness” category includes news reports on candidates’ policy positions, personal qualities, leadership abilities, ethical standards, and the like. Sure, quality journalism abounds in today’s news ecosystem. The post A Glimmer of Hope for Journalism?

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 trust in journalism is broken, everyone loses.

PR and ad-blocking – don’t do it

Stuart Bruce

corporate communications Ethics Journalism Media Media Relations public relationsMost public relations professionals now acknowledge the importance of paid media, alongside earned, shared and owned – PESO. But for earned media to work there … The post PR and ad-blocking – don’t do it appeared first on Stuart Bruce.

5 Insights On Corporate Activism From Top PR Experts

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Bill Nielsen, retired Chief Public Relations & Communications Officer for Johnson & Johnson, believes that the PR and journalism industries share a common currency: dedication to facts. People mistake ethical decision-making for deciding what’s right and what’s wrong.

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. In a Wall Street Journal article published on Aug. Ethics Thought Leadership Code of Ethics

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Why PR people need to protect influencers’ mental health

PR in High Definition

The ethics of influencer PR. This presents an ethical dilemma for PR people. While it’s not our responsibility (or qualification) to manage their mental health, there’s ethical considerations we can keep in mind before working with an influencer that will help protect them accordingly.

The Key to Overpowering Arrogance

PR Expanded

Ethics Guest Post Leadership PR 2.0 A Guest Post by Christine Roque, American University Student, PR Expanded Blog Post Winner. Arrogance is the downfall of man and humility goes hand in hand with empathy. Humility and empathy are the antidote for arrogant leadership.

Survey: How Millennials View #PREthics

PRSay

This month, the PRSA Board of Ethics and Professional Standards, together with the Arthur W. Page Center , is sponsoring survey research with Millennials who are members of PRSA to better understand their readiness to respond to ethical issues presented in the workplace. via USC.

It’s the End of the Truth as we Know it – is PR fine?

Flack's Revenge

Adhere to highest ethical standards. PR Public Relations Tech Web/Tech fake news journalism media post-truth public relationsIt’s like we went to sleep in late 2016 and woke up with a post-election New Years, fake news, post-truth hangover.

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

Stuart Bruce

And thank you Aaron for that fascinating insight into how social media has changed journalism. I will be talking about mobile, data and wearable technology as the drivers and ethics, real time and content as the issues. We’ll look at ethics and governance.

Prakky’s pick: Top sources of Australian media news

Prakkypedia

I thought it would be useful to share some sources of news on Australia’s journalism industry (in no particular order): The Australian – Media. Self-described as a “trade journal for the media covering newspapers, magazines, TV, digital, radio, outdoor advertising and entertainment media”.

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Storytelling, PR, and Measurement

Waxing UnLyrical

The need for truth and transparency within public relations was born out of necessity after the communication industry had developed a black-eye by turning a blind eye to ethics. [Ed: we’d originally paused our publishing schedule as we had no idea how today was going to turn out.

PRoust Questionnaire: José Manuel Velasco

PR Conversations

Probably because of my background in journalism (see the next answer), the thing I continue to enjoy the most is writing (for effective communications). For that matter, I don’t know why I felt at a young age the “call” of journalism, as there was no family tradition in this type of career.

PR problem? Hire a journalist… or rather don’t if you want to have successful PR

Stuart Bruce

New Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn went one step farther and rather than even hiring a news journalist hired Seamus Milne who was a Guardian columnist so not even at the frontline of hard, investigative news journalism.

The symbiotic relationship: PR practitioners and journalists

Prakkypedia

Professional PR practitioners are ethical, in fact our industry encourages us to be the conscience of our organisations. This is something that is not well known (and I can hear laughter from newsrooms now) but look at any university’s PR curriculum, or the papers produced by PR professional associations around the world, and you will see ethics forms a fundamental subject of importance. communications journalism journalists Media pr public relations

Kent State J-faculty joins protest over ‘secret search’

Tough Sledding

Akron Beacon Journal April 21. Uncategorized Ethics Kent State Ohio Open Records Law PR Public Relations Secret Search Transparency I’m pleased to join my colleagues in a high-profile protest against the secret presidential search conducted at Kent State over the past year.

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Would you buy a car from that man? Reputation is personal

Prakkypedia

Respondents were asked: “As I say different occupations, could you please say – from what you know or have heard – which rating best describes how you, yourself, would rate or score people in various occupations for honesty and ethical standards (Very High, High, Average, Low, Very Low)?”.

Paying for the destruction of public relations

PR Conversations

And let’s not think about ethics – or social justice – or worry about feminism, when clearly all women are bothered about is bread. Current PR Conversations PR Techster Consumerist society Creative capitalism Davos Ethical consumerism PESO promotion

The Death of Kitty Genovese

Doctor Spin

That’s raising ethical and legal questions about those who witnessed the crime, including whether they can be charged for their inaction.” PR Theories Science media logic storytelling element traditional journalism transparencyKitty Genovese was murdered in New York in 1964. She was 28 years old and the assailant knifed her repeatedly near her home before dragging her into a nearby alley to rape her. She died in the ambulance on her way to the hospital.

Facebook PR Exposed

Flatiron Communications

And finally, in one of the company’s most audacious moves (on Thanksgiving eve, no less), its soon-to-be former chief communications chief Elliot Schrage fell on his own sword by explaining/rationalizing “his” hiring of a firm whose nefarious tactics go counter to PRSA’s code of ethics.

2016: When PR Turned to the Dark Side

Flatiron Communications

It provides communications strategists a roadmap for the manipulation of a pliable public that historically has placed its trust in quality journalism but no longer does. When Journalism Fails to Deliver (May 2016). The Shifting Tides of Media & Journalism (July 2015).

Pitch Imperfect: PR’s Lost Art

Flatiron Communications

2017 : Can the ethical breakdown of political PR with its purposefully spread false narratives poison other industry sectors? The Flack JOurnalism Media Media Relations PR Public Relations social media