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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The Ethics of PR Consultancies in “Choosing” Clients

Ishmael's Corner

The post The Ethics of PR Consultancies in “Choosing” Clients appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications. The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. 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.

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

Garrett Public Relations

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’. Never have these lyrics rung as true as they do when we look at the way the PR profession is evolving.

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Did the US election kill ethical PR?

ReimaginePR

Ethical dilemmas & existential angst. Right around election time, I was fortunate to speak to students at McGill University in Montreal about ethics in social media, and at Humber College in Toronto about socially responsible communications. It wasn’t a dream. It really happened!

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The Ethics of Silence and of Speaking Up

PRSay

Keeping a secret can be a form of silence that is highly ethical. Lukaszewski , APR, Fellow PRSA, believes that in today’s world of overwhelming chatter and information overload, “silence is the most toxic strategy” to reputation and integrity.

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

Agility PR Solutions

With reputation sensitivity on red alert these days, companies have to tread lightly though controversies like data breaches, questionable sales practices and organizational misconduct—and ideally end them once and for all.

PREthics: Social Media and Reputational Risk

PRSay

Not long ago, the discussion of social media and reputational risk focused internally on what the company was doing to “be social.” Today, reputational risk continues to score as one of the top risks with executives, but the c-suite conversations are beginning to shift from what […].

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

Waxing UnLyrical

He is also the Ethics Officer of PRSA Tampa Bay, and co-chairs the PRSA Tampa Bay PRSSA and New Professionals Committee and is PRSSA Liaison, PRSA College of Fellows Mentoring Committee. As September is Ethics Month at PRSA, the discussion revolved around the topic of ethics in PR Measurement.

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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The Do Be, Don’t Be Guide to a Good Reputation

PR Matters

As communications professionals, we all have our favorite books on PR and reputation management, many of which can be found discussed on PR Daily , among other professional media sites. Don’t Be: Inconsistent in your ethics, words and actions.

Tool of the Month: Ethical OS

PR in High Definition

That’s where Ethical OS comes in. So, next time you come up with a brand-new piece of tech, try running it past the Ethical OS first to see if it’s really worth following through – it could save a part of society (and your reputation!).

To Celebrate Ethics Month, We Bring You ‘Reputation Launderer’ Bell Pottinger From Across the Pond

PR News

Unfortunately for the reputation of the PR discipline here and abroad, Bell Pottinger was well known, which helped spread the story. The post To Celebrate Ethics Month, We Bring You ‘Reputation Launderer’ Bell Pottinger From Across the Pond appeared first on PR News Blog. Chances are we wouldn’t be writing this post had the story of British PR firm Bell Pottinger’s demise yesterday remained a story limited to two continents, Europe and Africa.

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.

Report: Sporadic donations won't boost brand reputation

PR Daily

A new survey from Aflac says that organizations that donate sporadically won’t boost their brands’ reputations. 86 percent of consumers are more inclined to purchase products and services from an ethical company. Businesses give untold billions to charity every year.

CEO reputation and PR: How online challenges have intensified brand risk

Media Bullseye

A recent article in the Harvard Business Review examined the increasing likelihood that CEOs who have ethical lapses will be dismissed. The study found that there has been a notable increase in the number of CEO dismissals because of ethical indiscretions.

How To Protect Reputation In The Age Of Leaks

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

In some ways it’s a healthy sign, but there’s also reason for an ordinary business to fear the reputation damage resulting from a leaked claim by a disgruntled employee or competitor. The post How To Protect Reputation In The Age Of Leaks appeared first on Crenshaw Communications.

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

PR Conversations

When it comes to reputation, there is little distinction between a real conflict and a perceived one. 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.

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

PR Expanded

The Intersection of Bias, Ethics and PR Stunts in Media Relations. That particular company grew a reputation for manufacturing controversy. In the long run, people will see through it and PR will have failed at its mandate as keeper of the organizational reputation.

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Bank Stress Tests Complete. Could Your Bank Now Pass a “Reputation” Test?

Reputation Us

It certainly makes our job as public relations professionals working to help banks and credit unions manage their reputation easier to navigate. A good reputation is essential to a bank or credit union’s well-being. But a good reputation is about more than having a good balance sheet.

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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5 Insights On Corporate Activism From Top PR Experts

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

People mistake ethical decision-making for deciding what’s right and what’s wrong. Most ethical crises are (difficult) moral dilemmas,” said Roger Fine, the retired J&J General Counsel. PR Fish Bowl public relations reputation corporate corporate activism CSR ethics

Bank Stress Tests Complete. Could Your Bank Now Pass a “Reputation” Test?

Reputation Us

It certainly makes our job as public relations professionals working to help banks and credit unions manage their reputation easier to navigate. A good reputation is essential to a bank or credit union’s well-being. But a good reputation is about more than having a good balance sheet. Reputation, Reputation, Reputation. Overall, the banking industry continued its multi-year reputation recovery among U.S.

The Top PR Threats To Your Company’s Reputation

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

In today’s volatile media and social environment, brand reputation is fragile. But when it comes to most types of reputation crises, they are decidedly unwelcome. According to the World Economic Forum , more than twenty-five percent of a company’s market value is directly attributable to its brand reputation. So how should brands prepare for an unknown, uncontrollable event that could impugn its reputation? How To Spot The Most Dangerous Reputation Threats.

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

PR Conversations

When it comes to reputation, there is little distinction between a real conflict and a perceived one. 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.

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.

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Do As I Do, Not As I Say!

PR Job Coach

Hat tip to Shel Holtz for the "ship to shore" inspiration and reminder that solid moorings are required for a stellar reputation. Not to single out Wells Fargo, with whom I have had a 40 year relationship, it's behavior where the reputation rubber meets the road.

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

Prakkypedia

I’ve been pondering reputation. Reputation, of course, is central to the public relations profession. But in my own household, reputation is also very personal. In the US, Gallup takes an “annual look at honesty and ethical standards among various fields”.

Corporate Reputation: Buying from Brands We Know, Like and Trust [UML]

Sword and the Script

News and coverage can contribute to a corporate reputation, but it’s rarely the catalyst. To be clear, in business, coverage is important, but in terms of reputation, it’s not the beginning or the end. That’s the value of a reputation.

A Lesson in Reputation Management From Richard III

Waxing UnLyrical

And while Ricardians are trying—and will continue to try—to undertake a rather large reputation management project, you can bet that that will take a long time… if it even works. The digital age has given us an incredible opportunity to shape our own reputations.

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

PR Expanded

Yes, companies and their executives all make mistakes and often pay the price in the form of reputation damage. 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.

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PR can do only so much; reputation management goes far deeper

PR Daily

Although his work took place in the early 1900s, when he saved Standard Oil from the reputational fallout of John Rockefeller’s robber-baron ways, his communication credo proved prescient: “Tell the truth, because sooner or later the public will find out anyway.”

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. Our industry’s reputation depends on it.

The #PRStudChat Community Discusses PR, Twitter & Politics on Tuesday, October 11th

PR Expanded

With influence top of mind, where is the conversation about reputation & credibility? What is the impact of the ethics behind the use of bots & bot proxy networks to spread messages? Technology Public Relations 2016 Presidential Election John Gray Politics PR PR Ethics twitter

What Villanova Basketball Can Teach Us About Managing Reputation

Return on Reputation

But that bias doesn’t make the reputation lessons offered by Villanova any less relevant. Team sports develop leadership skills, tenacity, focus and work ethic. But what can team sports teach us about reputation?

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. Through such behaviors, Lincoln won allies, a terrible war and a legendary reputation.

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

PR Expanded

Yes, companies and their executives all make mistakes and often pay the price in the form of reputation damage. 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.

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“Reputational foul…inconsistent messaging…on the commissioner…15 yards”

Return on Reputation

continues to expand its fan base and wallet, what are the commissioner’s, and the league’s, message to its stakeholders ( specifically its growing female fan base ) about its ethics?

Trust Me, I’m a Communicator

Waxing UnLyrical

The question of ethics is one that seems simple, but can become quite complex. Certainly, there are legal ethics, and there are parameters and guidelines that are encoded in law that must be followed. Ethics Public Relations Communicator john friedman PR Code of Ethics