Ethical Challenges in Environmental Communications – Gary McCormick

Joining me this week on Ethical Voices is Gary McCormick, APR, Fellow PRSA. He is a past president of PRSA, owns his own consulting firm, previously worked in marketing and public relations for Scripps Networks Interactive, the parent company of cable networks HGTV, Food Network, and the Travel Channel, and has decades of experience in…

Ethics, Communications, Business and Fake News – A Conversation with Fred Cook

In a wide-ranging conversation, Fred Cook, the Chairman of Golin and the Director of the USC Center for Public Relations discusses a number of important issues, including:
• Why understanding communications is not enough for ethical PR pros
• Where there is a disconnect between CEOs and PR pros
• Thriving as the challenge of fake news increases
• The business impact of ethical lapses by agencies

How Organizations Can Learn From Ethical Challenges – Matt Kucharski

Matt Kucharski, the President of Padilla, a public relations agency that builds, grows, and protects brands worldwide discusses how good organizations can learn from ethical challenges. He also shares some great advice on:
• Four ethical challenges PR agency employees can face
• How to use agency values to work through client conflicts
• How to best deal with unethical client behavior
• Why ethics training should not be an annual checkup

Ethics Advice From Peter Shankman: Thriving Ethically In a Climate of Lying

Peter Shankman, entrepreneur, author and amazing connector touches on a number of ethics issues facing entrepreneurs and communicators including:
• How to ethically thrive in a climate where lying is expected
• Are businesses really walking the walk when it comes to ethical behavior?
• The impact of new technologies on ethics and communication

Public Relations Ethics, Loyalty and Serving the Public Interest in a Multicultural World – Ana Toro

Ana Toro, APR, a Senior Partner of Multicultural Communications with Clearview Communications and PR, shares her insight on a number of important issues, including:
• What you should do when a subcontractor is acting unethically
• What happens when fake news becomes the real news
• PR ethics and the constant race for relevance
• What more do we need to do with diversity and inclusion?
• The importance of the PRSA Code of Ethics