Thank you! Ethical Voices: Practicing Public Relations with Integrity book launched a month early. And it quickly became the #1 and #5 new public relations book (print and kindle) on Amazon.
This week, Paula Pedene, APR, Fellow PRSA is being inducted into the Defense Information School Hall of Fame. She was the first EthicalVoices interview in 2018. Listen to it again.
This week on EthicalVoices, Filomena Fanelli, CEO of Impact PR & Communications discusses a number of important ethical issues, including:
1) Why we need to trust but verify
2) How to make your employees understand and live your values
3) Ethics and predatory lending
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
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
Lisa Gerber, the CEO of Big Leap Creative and host of Breaking Trail podcast. She discusses a number of important issues, including:
1) What do you do when you fire a client who has prepaid you?
2) Building trust through stories
3) Why telling the right story is even more important than telling a story well
Linda Recupero, the Senior Vice President and Global Head of Enterprise Communication for Assurant discusses:
1) What to do when a colleague lies
2) The evolution of ethics globally
3) The five most dangerous words in the world
Laura Kempke, the Vice President of Communications for Acquia discusses several important ethics issues, including:
1) What to do when executives lie frequently?
2) Dealing with misinformation and the increasing need to take a stand
3) What can PR professionals learn from the open source community?
Gary McKillips, a freelance writer, broadcaster, and correspondent for AP Radio Sports and MLB on Sirius XM. discusses:
1) What to do when your boss wants you to fire a high-performing employee they do not like
2) What to do when your boss doesn’t value honesty as much as you do
3) Ethical issues with SpiderTech and sports public relations
Elizabeth Pesci, APR, Fellow PRSA, discusses a number of key ethics issues including:
1) How to handle a reporter friend asking you to disclose confidential information
2) Best practices in internal communication ethics
3) What ethics challenge spans the past, present and future?