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Category: Disclosure of Information
We’re doing something a little bit different this week. I spoke with Technology Journalist Scott Tharler about:
1) The ethics of press trips
2) The ethics of reviews and selling products you review
3) The ethics of affiliate links
Sandy Young, the vice president of J. Walcher Communications, discusses a number of important ethics issues, including:
1) What to do ethically when a reporter wants to showcase a vulnerable person
2) How to handle PR with asylum seekers
3) How to help people understand “No” is an option
4) The ethics of how we are covering Kanye West
5) Why we need to update disclosure rules
Kena Lewis APR, Fellow PRSA, the Senior Director of Public Affairs and Media Relations at Orlando Health. discusses several important ethics issues, including:
1) What to do ethically when your boss is the problem
2) The ethical challenges of online identity
3) The most important ethics priority for healthcare communicators
4) How do you balance safeguarding confidences with transparency and honesty?
For Ethics Month, I wanted to look at new topics and geographies. Joining me this week is Alex Dance, the Managing Director of ERA Communications in Cambodia.
He discusses several important ethics issues, including:
1) What should you do when clients are even tangentially affiliated with a coup?
2) The state of misinformation in Cambodia
3) The impact of influencers on Cambodians
4) Ethical challenges with clickbait
Joining me in this week’s episode is Greg Bailey, APR, Fellow PRSA, the founder of Finley + Bailey Strategic Communication. He discusses a number of important public relations ethics issues including:
1) What to do when a client asks you to hide their identity as part of a coalition
2) Why we need top to turn the mirror on ourselves
3) The growing challenge of malformation
4) How to make sure your employees understand how you value ethics
This week on Ethical Voices, Ken Kerrigan, a Vice President at Infinite Global, discusses a number of important ethics issues, including:
1) Too many beers – Ethics and client conflicts
2) Can corporations really be ethical media enterprises?
3) The death of truth and the need for regulation
Natasha Koifman, President of NKPR, one of Canada’s most powerful and innovative women in public relations discusses a number of important ethics issues including:
1) The ethical importance of knowing when to say “No”
2) How to empower your employees to make tough ethical decisions
3) The blurring of paid and owned media
Dan Farkas, a lecturer of strategic communication at the Ohio State University, discusses a number of important ethics issues, including:
1) Why we need to think slow cooker rather than Instant Pot when it comes to PR measurement
2) How can you ethically blend empathy and accountability?
3) What is the most engaging PRSA ethics case study?
4) What ethics lessons can we learn from Ted Lasso?
Rick Batyko, the chief marketing officer for the YMCA of Greater Cleveland, discusses a number of important ethics issues, including:
1) What to do when your competitor intentionally causes panic
2) How to effectively fight disinformation
3) What the PR industry needs to do next