EthicalVoices

Category: Disclosure of Information

Total 44 Posts

The most important ethics priority for healthcare communicators – Kena Lewis

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?

PR Ethics: What Happens When There is a Coup?  – Alex Dance

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

Ethical Issues with Coalitions and Front Groups – Greg Bailey

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

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