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Jan 17

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Our Ethical Obligations as PR Professionals

“Truth is the foundation of all effective communications.” That’s the opening sentence of PRSA’s excellent rebuke of the term “alternative facts.” As professional communicators, none of us would question that. In these challenging times, it’s worth reviewing a few other basic premises in the PRSA Code of Ethics that ...

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Nov 15

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Ethics Column #8: How the sexes treat each other at work

by Kathy Hubbell, APR, Fellow PRSA Ethics Consultant and Chair, Professional Development Plans Committee This month’s topic is close to my heart, and so there has been writing and rewriting of this column. It’s tempting to write only about misogyny in the workplace – those too-often sexist, patronizing, demeaning ...

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Mar 15

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Ethics Column: Fair Competition Is What We Want

Fair Competition Is What We Want By Kathy Hubbell, APR, M.S., Fellow PRSA Once upon a time in a galaxy far, far away, I worked for an unethical agency. I didn’t know it when I first took the job, of course. In fact, it took a little while for things to become clear. The agency was double-billing […]

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Mar 15

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Ethics Column by Kathy Hubbell

By Kathy Hubbell, APR, M.S., Fellow PRSA There are a number of people out there calling themselves public relations professionals who are anything but. The most recent example to hit my desk this morning. This is an article about a grassroots organization called the US Consumer Coalition. Here are excerpts from the first two ...

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