Can An Industry That Advocates for its Clients to Embrace ‘Social Good’ Practice What it Preaches? It’s been a long-time pet peeve of mine to observe how many reputable firms in the PR industry will accept clients whose business or advocacy goals raise ethical questions. We’ve seen big oil companies retain PR agencies to publicly tout their social good…… Continue reading PR Firms: Doing Well, But Doing Good?
I’m not surprised that The Guardian is the news organization trumpeting Greenpeace’s move to create an “investigative journalism” unit within the NGO’s ranks. After all, wasn’t it The Guardian that anointed political activist Glenn Greenwald as an investigative reporter, only to see that erudite agent provocateur up and quit — once his employer published the Edward Snowden…… Continue reading The Greenpeace Times
Yesterday we celebrated marked Earth Day. President Obama gave a speech in The Everglades during which he chided FL. Gov. Rick Scott for banishing the term climate change from government employees’ lips. Separately, we were treated to the latest positive picture from a company still recovering from an oil spill that was the mother of…… Continue reading BP As Environmental Steward