About this Blog"Ethics in the News" provides a forum for students to compare and comment on media ethics reporting from various news sources. It seeks to critically evaluate events and their coverage as it explores ethical issues and concepts.
Category Archives: Public Relations
The article, “Bud Lighticke: How Bud Light intercepted a missed opportunity to quickly partner with NFL quarterback Taylor Heinicke,” is a prime example of great public relations work. Bud Light is already a partner of the NFL, however, public relations … Continue reading
The well-known childrenâ€™s store across the nation, Toys â€˜R Us, is receiving huge backlash after releasing a line of Breaking Bad inspired action figures. Of course we know that there are many action figures on the shelves carry swords, spears, … Continue reading
After two months of silence, Ferguson Police Chief, Thomas Jackson has spoken.Â Whether his so called “apology” has been accepted by those it was geared toward is up to you. Many believe he waited too long, many believe it was unprofessional, … Continue reading
In the midst of recent ISIS hostage events, some American businesses areÂ having to treadÂ lightly. Â This week, Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Virginia, made headlines when it chose to remove certain props from itsÂ annual Howl-O-Scream Halloween event. Â Following the horrific ISIS hostage … Continue reading
Recent reports claim that Abercrombie & Fitch, a teen clothing company, had a drop in sales of 10% in the last quarter. After news of their plummeting sales hit, the companyâ€™s stocks plunged by 18%. There are claims that this … Continue reading