Is it time for a debate about how the PR sector deals with Ethics? – Photobook Photography Article

Why isn’t the PR industry able to get a grip on and deal with ethical breaches? (image source: Greenbiz) Don’t fall asleep. Please don’t. What I’m going to say matters to our industry and profession. Over the past week there have been a number of big reads about ethical issues. First there was Fleishman and accusations of astroturfing about a project in Manchester. Then there were the revelations about how Monsanto and FTI Consulting sought to discredit journalists and activists…

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Has the PRCA become MENA’s industry association for communicators? – Photobook Photography Article

I’m going to start this post with me eating my own words, and those words were written in 2016. The London-headquartered Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) had just started its operations in Dubai, and I’d criticized them for not engaging with the local association, the Middle East Public Relations Association, and for not being in tune with what the local market needed. Three years later, I’m happy to say I was wrong. The PRCA MENA chapter has launched a…

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