EthicalVoices

Category: Disclosure of Information

Total 40 Posts

The ethical importance of knowing when to say “No” – Natasha Koifman

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

What Ethics Lessons Can We Learn from Ted Lasso? Dan Farkas

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?

What to Do When Your Employer Lies to You and Your Bosses Issue Conflicting Orders: Felicia Blow, PhD, APR

first interviewed Felicia Blow, APR, almost two years ago. She was one of my first 15 interviews for the blog and podcast. This year she is the 2022 National Chair or PRSA, so I thought it made sense to revisit the interview.

She discusses a number of important topics including:

• How to make the ethical choice when your bosses issue conflicting orders
• What to do when your employer lies to you
• New areas of PR ethics concerns
• The best ethics advice she ever received

Transparency and the industrialization of disinformation – Michelle Olson, APR

Michelle Olson, the 2021 national chair of PRSA and the managing director and head of the Phoenix office for Lambert discusses a number of important ethics issues, including:

1) How to fight the constant little drips of ethical challenges we face every day

2) Transparency and the industrialization of disinformation

3) The importance of universal key messaging

When National Security Is On The Line, How Do You Ethically Handle Public Relations? – Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson, the host of the PR Nation Podcast, discusses a number of important ethics issues, including:

1) When national security is on the line, how to you handle public relations ethically?

2) The state of truth today

3) Why PR Pros should take a different approach when a reporter asks you about confidential information

What to do if someone calls you a liar – Janelle Guthrie

Janelle Guthrie, the communication director for the Building Industry Association of Washington, discusses a number of important ethics issues, including:

1) What to do when you realize you have given out false information and admitting it will hurt

2) What to do if someone calls you a liar

3) How to ethically work through difficult situations

4) Why Voices4Everyone is the solution to our next ethics challenge

Why ethical organizations need to look back as well as forward – Krista Terrell

Krista Terrell, APR, the acting president of the Arts and Science Council for Charlotte Mecklenburg County, discusses a number of important ethics topics, including:

1) The best approach to convince executives to report historic inequities

2) Why ethical organizations need to look back as well as forward

3) How organizations can think beyond their whiteness

4) Why we need to think like gardeners, not gunslingers