EthicalVoices

Category: Disclosure of Information

Total 47 Posts

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

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