Ethics in Public Relations: Responsible Advocacy is the first book to identify universal principles of responsible advocacy in public relations. In this engaging book, editors Kathy Fitzpatrick and Carolyn Bronstein bring together prominent authorities in the field to address theoretic and practical issues that illustrate the broad scope and complexity of responsible advocacy in 21st-century public relations.

The Ethics of Public Diplomacy

The Ethics of Public Diplomacy

The ethics of public diplomacy

Public diplomacy can be defined in various ways. It may be an effort by a government to bring an honest view of the world to people in countries where their own governments obstruct access to information. Or it may be nothing more than self-serving, manipulative messages of questionable truthfulness. However it is defined, there is no doubt that public diplomacy will be an increasingly significant part of international relations, particularly as advances in communications technology enhance the global flow of information. With public diplomacy's importance increasing, its ethical standards deserve scrutiny.

Public diplomacy is one facet of governmental public relations. Governments are unrelenting in their pervasive public relations efforts. To see how this takes shape, consider the ...

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