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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#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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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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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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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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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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Did the US election kill ethical PR?

ReimaginePR

As a communications professional, I view elections as a series of public relations strategies and tactics. Ethical dilemmas & existential angst. So could the US election be a nail in the coffin for ethical public relations? It wasn’t a dream. It really happened!

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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.

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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. What are the journalistic and ethical considerations? ‘I think this makes the ethical calculus for journalists much more complex.’

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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.

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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Definers Saga and the State of PR Ethics

Flack's Revenge

It made me think of broader questions about PR ethics, which I’ve explored before here, and the state of communications today. Some may think “PR ethics” is an oxymoron. The post Definers Saga and the State of PR Ethics appeared first on.

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Let’s Think About Ethics

PRSay

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

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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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.

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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.

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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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

Heightened corp-behavior awareness elevates ethics concerns—key issues to watch

Agility PR Solutions

New research from audit and advisory network KPMG reveals a cross-industry consensus that enterprises need to better detect and prevent ethical misconduct by enhancing […]. Public Relations branding

4 More Personal Core Values of the Trusted Strategic Ethics Adviser

PRSay

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.

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

PRSay

Both majored in public relations, each finishing near the top of her class. Like most public relations professionals, both of my former students face intense pressure from employers and clients to produce results. Both former students are strongly committed to ethical practice.

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

PRSay

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.

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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. .

New international ethical principles for PR welcomed, education and enforcement required

Stephen Waddington

A cross industry group of international PR associations has developed a common set of principles for ethical practice. In a well-publicised case the Public Relations Communications Association (PRCA) terminated the membership of Bell Pottinger in September last year for a breach of its code.

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#measurePR Recap (September 2018): Ethics of PR Measurement

Waxing UnLyrical

Ali, APR, has a 15+ year career in communications and marketing, and is adjunct faculty in Georgetown University’s Corporate Communication and Public Relations program. As September is Ethics Month at PRSA, the discussion revolved around the topic of ethics in PR Measurement.