Category Archives: Code of Ethics

Ethics…The “Right” Thing

In the past few weeks, I’ve found myself focusing a lot of thought…and putting words on paper…about ethics and ethical behavior. This is in large part due to my involvement as Ethics Officer for the Tampa Bay Chapter, Public Relations … Continue reading

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Bus-ted!

As Ethics Officer for PRSA Tampa Bay as well as a frequent participant in/contributor to PRSA BEPS programming, and Ethics Committee Chair for the Global Listening Centre, I try to portray the highest standards of ethical conduct practice and encourage … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Just Do It”

I used those three words… “Just Do It™”…in my last post with a tip of the literary hat to Nike for beating me to the punch. But this week’s activities have really driven home the true meaning of the saying. … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Who Should You Trust?”

“Fake news” is the topic du jour these days. What’s true? What’s false? Who can you trust to assure you it’s true or false? I love it, in my Introduction to Mass Communication classes at Curry College, where I head … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “You Can’t ‘Buy’ Ethics”

I’m doubling up on my posts about public relations and ethics this month. September is “Ethics Month” for the Public Relations Society of America, and we devote a lot of energy to educating/ reminding public relations professionals about the responsibility that … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “But Is It Ethical??”

I’ve talked a lot in the past about the various aspects of the public relations profession…superior writing ability, research skills, attention to detail, “big picture” thinking… One thing I haven’t mentioned, at least not directly, is ethical conduct. No reason … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Tomorrow…It Begins…Again”

I’m sitting here looking out at a magnificently miserable day and thinking back on the year that is in its final days. For the most part, good memories, with a few “challenges” thrown in just to keep things interesting. The … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Ethics – ‘When You Come to a Fork in the Road…’”

September for the Public Relations Society of America is branded as “Ethics Month,” and we as a Society are running like gerbils on the wheel in our cage to inform, educate, and increase awareness of the role that ethics plays … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “PR Ethics…Two Steps Forward; One Step Back”

September is “Ethics Awareness Month” for the Public Relations Society of America, and I had plenty of time over the summer to reflect on what I see as “progress” of some sort in ethics education for PR professionals. Now that … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Sorry? Or Sorry I Got Caught?”

I’m on a slightly different rant today than usual thanks to a Vanity Fair article on former CIA Director David Petraeus and his “PR comeback.” While I’m not surprised that he’s trying to salvage his torpedoed reputation both as a … Continue reading

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