EthicalVoices

Category: Disclosure of Information

Total 35 Posts

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

Ethics and Diversity: I Too, Am America – Troy Brown

Troy Brown, the President of one50one, discusses a number of key ethics issues, including:

1) How to respond when people try to marginalize you

2) The unethical myth of we can’t find diverse candidates

3) Ethical issues with influencer marketing

4) Ethics of Blockchain and Digital IP

What Do You Do When Your Client Pulls A Bait And Switch? – Craig Sender

Craig Sender, the senior director of public and analyst relations at the Copyright Clearance Center and an adjunct professor at Boston University, discusses:

1) What do you do when your client pulls a bait and switch?

2) The three most powerful words when pushing back on inappropriate requests

3) Why we still need timeouts

Your Company is Accused of Making People Sick. Now What? – Ken Hunter

Ken Hunter, the President and Chief Strategist at The PowerStation and a part-time lecturer at Rutgers University. He discusses a number of important issues, including

1) What to do ethically when your company is accused of making people sick

2) How to make ethical issues seem less like personal attacks

3) What to do when your boss makes unethical promises

4) Dealing with media bias

Landmines and Fine Lines: Ethical Issues in Public Affairs – Kelly Davis

Kelly Davis, the Public Relations Sequence Head at the University of South Carolina, discusses a number of important issues, including:

1) How to avoid landmines and understand the fine lines in public affairs and lobbying

2) How can nonprofits ethically get their message out when faced with well-funded opponents?

3) Ethical issues with data, media and society

4) How to make sure you are sharing accurate information

When Lite isn’t Lite: Ethical Issues with Misleading Claims – Ron Culp

Joining me on this week’s episode is Ron Culp, the director of the Public Relations and Advertising Masters Program at DePaul University.

Ron discusses a number of important topics, including:

1) What to do when asked to make absurd and misleading claims

2) Why PR professions need the industry to have their back

3) Where companies make mistakes in countering disinformation internally
4) How to make your company attractive to potential employees