This week in PR Ethics the issues ran the gamut from AI and government overreach, to how much should brands cooperate with the government and should we believe what we read:
Category: This Week in PR Ethics
Now that college is back in session, it is time for me to restart This Week in PR Ethics, a look at the most interesting, important and quirky communication ethics stories of the week. Since I haven’t done one in a while, I get to be elastic when using the term “week” this week.
Earlier this week, I had the pleasure of attending a Symposium at Boston University about “Taking on Climate Lies – Climate Disinformation Initiative.”
I was fascinated by the studies and believe they provide some insights that will be of use to any communication professional dealing with climate change or clean energy. The studies showed how social media and news media are spreading climate misinformation.
It was a grab bag of public relations ethics issues this week. From what companies need to do about anti-ESG, to the duty of care and a flawed perception of public relations there is something for everyone.
Most of the most intriguing communication and public relations ethics issues this week* dealt with AI ethics.
Unlike the men’s tourney, the favorites are the four left standing
1) Socrates v. Plato
2) Aristotle v. Kant
Who will advance to the finals and be the Philosophy Madness Champion in 2023? Vote now!
Do you want another way to participate in a tourney? You are in luck ! Round 4 of 2023 Philosopher Madness is underway.
Plato v Locke
Socrates v. Nietzsche
Aristotle v. Hume
Confucius v. Kant
Are you sad because your bracket is busted and there are no more College BB games until Thursday? Well do not despair, for Philosopher Madness 2023 is kicking off Round 3 early. And wow is this round bringing us some heavyweight battles! Vote now!
Round 2 of 2023 Philosopher Madness is now live. Two major upsets in Rd 1. WIll Maimonides and Zeno continue their Cinderella run? Vote now!
While many people think of college basketball and the rivalries (What time is it?), the rivalries in philosophy are even more heated.
So dive in and over the next few weeks let’s determine who is the top philosopher.
There can be only one.