Apple’s Response, or Lack Thereof, to Discrimination Allegations

Apple’s Response, or Lack Thereof, to Discrimination Allegations

Earlier this year Apple launched its credit card, Apple Card, in partnership with Goldman Sachs and Mastercard. The card application was made available to all United States residents on Aug. 6, 2019, and just three months later is being investigated for discrimination. The case started after a tweet from software engineer David Hansson went viral. Thursday, Nov. 7, Hansson tweeted […]

Ethics Month – Twitter Chat Recap

Ethics Month – Twitter Chat Recap

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Ethics Month Twitter chat, “Like Nobody’s Watching: The Role of Ethics in PR.” Specifically, we’d like to thank our co-hosts Vice President of Professional Development Joe Dunay (@JoeDunay13) and Vice President of Digital Communications Carolyn Lok (tweeting from the @PRSSANational account) for guiding the conversation. The Twitter chat was hosted using the hashtag #PRSSAEthics, […]

#EthicsStartWithYou

#EthicsStartWithYou

Unethical behavior, corruption and scandal plague the news cycle, and it is our job as public relations professionals to protect ourselves and our company from suffering due to poor decisions. It is important for PR professionals to be sincere advocates for their client. The PRSA Code of Ethics is a guide to help you navigate decisions in personal and professional […]

Ethics Month Twitter Chat Recap

Ethics Month Twitter Chat Recap

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Ethics Month Twitter chat. Specifically, we’d like to thank our co-hosts Vice President of Professional Development (@Ashleigh_K_W) and Vice President of Digital Communication Briana Spears (tweeting from the @PRSSANational account) for guiding the conversation. Be sure to join us for the next Twitter chat taking place next month on October 29th at 9 […]

Self-Care Sundays Should Be Every Day

Self-Care Sundays Should Be Every Day

I was reading the Institute for Public Relations Research Letteron a Sunday when the idea came to me. Self-care Sundays should be every day to build confidence and healthy mindsets.  Both are needed for creating strategies, spotting key insights and making ethical decisions. Most students studying public relations already identify as Type A personalities. We over-prepare, we over-analyze and we […]

Saying ‘No’ to the Boss: Building Your Ethics Portfolio

Saying ‘No’ to the Boss: Building Your Ethics Portfolio

In its most recent report, the Commission on Public Relations Education recommended adding a course in ethics to the core PR curriculum. According to the Commission, ethics is “more essential than ever in our current age of disinformation, alternative facts and ‘fake news.’” Of course, ethics has always been essential to professional success in public relations — just as ethics […]