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Every profession needs codes of conduct to help ensure the credible performance of its members. The public relations profession has several codes aimed at building and sustaining positive behavior but none of them addresses how practitioners must write for PR and related business purposes. (3 reader comments)
Workplace diversity Issues, ranging from race to gender, have long been high profile threats to the brand. Ageism has been the exception - until now. (2 reader comments)
There's a battle for truth, in which people no longer share common facts and are unable to have a rational debate, Richard Edelman said during his speech at USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism on April 12. (1 reader comment)
A Baylor University study found that Millennial PR practitioners were unlikely to speak up when an ethical concern arises, while senior PR pros rely on “rational approaches” when it comes to ethics problems. (2 reader comments)
The Arthur W. Page Center is honoring Bill George, senior fellow, Harvard Business School and former CEO of Medtronic; John Onoda, consultant for Gagen MacDonald, and posthumously PBS NewsHour host Gwen Ifill.
For the sake of the reeling Trump Organization, Donald Trump’s presidency can’t end soon enough. It needs the boss back in the corporate saddle. (2 reader comments)
Interpublic Group plans mandatory online sexual harassment course for its more than 50,000 employees. (1 reader comment)
ICCO, 2,500 PR firms in 55 countries, voted the “Helsinki Declaration,” a pompous document urging ethical behavior of members. Ignored is the rude, unhelpful and not available behavior of many PR people. (1 reader comment)
Bell Pottinger appealed the ruling by Britain's ethics watchdog that its controversial campaign that stirred up racial tensions in South Africa violated its PR code of conduct.
Today is the 32nd anniversary of the seven Tylenol murders, a crime buried in a whirlwind of lies that made a hero out of the company that bore heavy responsibility for the murders -- Johnson & Johnson.
Marlene Neill, Ph.D., asst. prof. at Baylor University, Waco, Texas, whose interests include PR ethics, is one of three presenters at PRSA’s “Ethics Webinar” 3 p.m. Thursday.
"The PR person doesn't have the final say" but can only "fight" and "make their voice heard," Ruder Finn's Michael Schubert told the "PR Ethics Trial" of PRSA/New York Sept. 8.
The PR Society's Ethics Webinar Thursday, Sept. 25 (Rosh Hashanah) is open to reporters who pay $200. The panel is free to regular and student members.
Paul Holmes of The Holmes Report and ex-New York Times “Ethicist” columnist Randy Cohen argued heatedly Sept. 8 about the ethics of repping tobacco (Holmes favoring it).