September Twitter Chat Recap- #PRSSAEthics

As part of PRSSA’s ongoing Ethics Month celebration, recently students and professionals alike engaged in our latest Twitter chat “Uphold Values: Ethics in Public Relations”. This Twitter chat, hosted by PRSSA National and Rachel Kimmel, PRSSA national vice president of professional development, started discussions around the ethical dilemmas that current-day PR pros face along with tips for tackling any and […]

How The PRSA Code of Ethics Guides 6th Street Public Relations

Getting to be one of the only two PRSSA Nationally Affiliated and award-winning Student-run Firms in California does not happen overnight. At 6th Street Public Relations, we adhere to standards of PRSSA. Ethics Month is important for us because it is a reminder of our ethical responsibilities as an agency and public relations professionals. Throughout my time in the agency […]

#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 FAQ

Ethics FAQ

What is the PRSA Code of Ethics and where can I find them? The PRSA Code of Ethics is “designed to be a useful guide for PRSA members as they carry out their ethical responsibilities.” They include the main tenets of the Code as well as Provisions of Conduct, which further explains each principle and scenarios that they may apply […]

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 Kathryn and Vice President of Digital Communication JaCey Yonke (tweeting from the @PRSSANational account) for guiding the conversation. Be sure to join us Sept. 26 for our first all Spanish Twitter chat! https://storify.com/prssanational/ethics-month-twitter-chat-recap

September Monthly Reading Round-Up — Making Ethically Sound Decisions, Secrets of Great Communicators, Get-Out-The-Vote, Interview Follow Up

September flew by, and the PRSSA 2016 National Conference is right around the corner. Before heading to Indy, make sure you’re up to date on the latest industry news and trends by reading the Progressions Monthly Reading Round-Up. Below are eight article you may have missed this month: 1. Tough Situations: Making Ethically Sound Decisions in Public Relations Author: David L. […]

What Is the PRSA Code of Ethics?

One recurring question public relations professionals are faced with is, “Why do ethics matter?” Well, the PRSA Code of Ethics answers this question: Ethical practice is the most important obligation of a PRSA member. When practitioners launch their careers, they know public relations is not a ‘clock in, clock out’ job. It’s a job that needs attention at all hours […]

3 Tips for Getting Your Chapter Involved in Ethics Month

Ethics are the backbone of our Society and profession. As students and rising professionals, we have a responsibility to ourselves, our co-workers and our clients to live up to the standards of a values-based profession. By investing time and energy in ethics-related programming for our classrooms and workplaces, we are properly preparing the next generation of public relations practitioners for […]