Executive Communication Online Series: Applying Ethics and Law

May 7, 2020 at 12:00pm1:15pm
Public Relations Society of America

Panelists discuss the importance of standards for professional behavior in communications, recognizing ethical dilemmas and legal considerations as they may affect the organization’s decision-making process.

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Define integrity and explain the conduct of professional activities in a lawful and principled manner.
  • Reiterate the importance of ethical behavior in adhering to commonly accepted standards.
  • Recognize ethical dilemmas to remedy unethical acts.
  • Understand the First Amendment as a foundational principle for public relations and communications.
  • Articulate conditions for libel and defenses within a given situation.
  • Uphold privacy issues within the federal law regarding identity protection, ethical implications and digital record.
  • Define applicable federal laws regarding disclosure, copyright, trademarks and fair use.

*Please note, there is a fee to register.