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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#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. Bernays, arguably the “Father of Public Relations,” a LOT! Ethical awareness…it’s never too early.

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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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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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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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When Passion Meets Ethics

PRSay

This pretty much frames most ethical dilemmas, doesn’t it? Even in non-crisis PR situations, “now” reflects a time well before something reaches the public eye. Doing the right thing gets at the very essence of good public relations. Ethics Ethics Month PRSA Code of Ethics

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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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Ethics Right at Your Fingertips

PRSay

Each September, PRSA celebrates Ethics Month, featuring programs presented by the PRSA Board of Ethics and Professional Standards (BEPS). This year’s theme is “Ethics Every Day.” If you are a new Chapter ethics officer the Handbook.

A Foundation in Ethics Is Built in Our Childhood

PRSay

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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5 Public Relations Trends to Watch in 2019, Starring AI, Ethics and More

Garrett Public Relations

Keeping up with the vicissitudes can be difficult for public relations practitioners […]. The post 5 Public Relations Trends to Watch in 2019, Starring AI, Ethics and More appeared first on PR Consultant Garrett Public Relations Columbus/Worthington OH. 2019 AI B2B crisis communications crisis management ethics PR public relations public relations trends reputation management trends PR trendsThe times they are a-changin’.

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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? is an assistant professor of public relations at Auburn University.

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Ethics Month 2019: A Celebration of ‘Ethics Every Day’

PRSay

On any given day, PR professionals from entry-level associates to senior executives face ethical dilemmas. How can PR professionals ensure ethical decision-making on a daily basis? In honor of PRSA’s annual Ethics Month in September, the Board of Ethics and Professional Standards (BEPS) will host programming focused on the theme “Ethics Every Day,” to emphasize how we as communicators can integrate ethics into our decisions and actions 365 days a year.

The Ethics of PR Consultancies in “Choosing” Clients

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. The post The Ethics of PR Consultancies in “Choosing” Clients appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. As the world becomes increasingly transparent, professional service firms need to know more about their clients and their potential clients.

A lesson in PR ethics, courtesy of ‘The Great Hack’

PR Daily

Over the course of two hours, the documentary explores how Cambridge Analytica, a data research group, obtained private information on citizens in the United States and Great Britain with the purpose of creating marketing and public relations content during the 2015 Brexit Vote and 2016 U.S.

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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. Public relations is just that … open and honest communication with those publics who turn to us for advice, guidance, simple “do’s and don’ts.” Guest Post by Kirk Hazlett.

It’s time to put PR ethics front and center

PR Daily

Public relations and corporate communications experts are urging corporations to more strongly embrace strict ethical standards. Organizations can avoid such problems only by adhering to high ethical standards. We need a road map for ethical persuasion,” Conner said.

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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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PR across the pond: European pros battle ethical challenges, data competency, gender parity

Agility PR Solutions

The post PR across the pond: European pros battle ethical challenges, data competency, gender parity appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Public Relations profession

How CEOs are boosting ethics engagement to fuel corporate culture and brand trust

Agility PR Solutions

CEOs are deepening their engagement in the areas of ethics, values, trust and transparency, according to new research on the marketing and communications practices of leading companies from EthicOne and the Ethisphere Institute. Public Relations branding

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A look at communications ethics in times of crisis

Agility PR Solutions

The post A look at communications ethics in times of crisis appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Analysis Covid-19 Public Relations crisis

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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Legal and Ethical Dimensions: Using Online Data for PR Strategies

PRSay

Each September, PRSA celebrates Ethics Month, featuring programs presented by the PRSA Board of Ethics and Professional Standards (BEPS). This year’s theme is “Ethics Every Day.” Privacy is the major issue in ethical use of data within public relations.

An Ethical Test: Why I Blew the Whistle on Corruption at My Organization

PRSay

As PR practitioners, every day presents a new opportunity to reinforce our commitment to ethics. I had been enjoying my time as a public affairs officer at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care System (PVAHCS). Ethics BEPS Ethics Month

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Making digital ethics actionable and sustainable

Agility PR Solutions

Ethics as applied to the business world are nothing new, and ethics itself has been a topic of conversation and debate for thousands of years. The post Making digital ethics actionable and sustainable appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Public Relations trends

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. Do we really need to disclose that publicly? I wrote a few years ago about training your ethical mind and the lessons still hold true today.

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Ethics Doesn’t Take Vacations

PRSay

And that’s fine…everyone deserves some downtime, especially public relations professionals who tend to be “on” 24/7. But there’s one aspect of public relations that doesn’t get to take time off…ethical practice and behavior. There are no vacations for ethics. via LinkedIn.

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European CEOs predict stronger focus on ethics over profits

Agility PR Solutions

Chief execs in European countries believe that a greater focus on ethical, people-oriented leadership will be the new norm by 2025, according to new research from organizational consulting firm Korn Ferry. Public Relations trends

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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Ethics: It’s All About Honesty

PRSay

Each September, PRSA recognizes Public Relations Ethics Month, supported by programs presented by the PRSA Board of Ethics and Professional Standards (BEPS). Honesty is essential in building trust between an organization and its key publics.

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The Integral Role of Ethics in Investor Relations

PRSay

A few months ago, I read something from a PR professional that revealed a certain amount of confusion over the matter of investor relations (IR) and ethics. Also, I’d add that to describe an ethical decision as a “dilemma” may be a bit melodramatic. Simplifying our ethical choices.

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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Companies embrace AI, but execs cite challenges on alignment, ethics

Agility PR Solutions

The post Companies embrace AI, but execs cite challenges on alignment, ethics appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Marketing Public Relations marketingCorporate America is increasingly using AI, and executives anticipate that they will use it even more in the years ahead.

Focus on ‘ethical consumption’ is increasing during COVID—long-term changes expected

Agility PR Solutions

The post Focus on ‘ethical consumption’ is increasing during COVID—long-term changes expected appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Covid-19 Public Relations trends

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. Public Relations branding

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An Open Letter to Public Relations Professionals

B2B PR Sense

What Public Relations Professionals Need To Know. Ethical Behavior Is Even More Important. Branded content, if it poses as news, is ethically dicey. Fake news was rated the most challenging ethical threat by the 2018 Communications Report respondents.

Ethics and Accountability in Public Relations are Non-Negotiable

Waxing UnLyrical

For the record, I don’t watch the program regularly, mostly because I find just about everything about it repulsive to me, as a public relations professional now teaching the next generation/s of PR pros.). Ethics,” in a nutshell, is about doing the right thing. .

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 […]. Public Relations branding

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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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.

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.