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The Polluters Must Pay - In These Times

The Polluters Must Pay - In These Times | PR Law & Ethics | Scoop.it
Fossil fuel companies' profits are morally illegitimate. The public has the right to take those profits—to clean up their mess.
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The Storm on New York's Horizon - New York Times

The Storm on New York's Horizon - New York Times | PR Law & Ethics | Scoop.it
The Storm on New York's Horizon New York Times They're out campaigning on the sunny side of the street — a place where, to hear them tell it, thousands of new police officers will soon be on patrol, tens of thousands of dilapidated public-housing...
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Public Relations CSR Ethics: When Corporate Industry Deliberately Deceives Consumers

Public Relations CSR Ethics:  When Corporate Industry Deliberately Deceives Consumers | PR Law & Ethics | Scoop.it
Internal papers reveal a strategy to safeguard sugar from "opportunists," "pseudoscientists," and "enemies."...

October 31, 2012 - Mother Jones by Gary Taubes and Cristin Kearns Couzens relied on more than 1,500 pages of internal sugar industry documents for their exposé "Big Sugar's Sweet Little Lies." The piece pulls back the veil on Big Sugar's decades-long campaign to bury any scientific evidence suggesting that its product plays a role in what one industry honcho called the "death-dealing diseases."

http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2012/10/sugar-industry-internal-documents-revealed?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+motherjones/main+%28MotherJones.com+Main+Article+Feed%29

 

Mother Jones INVESTIGATION "BIG SUGAR'S SWEET LITTLE LIES"

How the industry kept scientists from asking: Does sugar kill?

 

On a brisk spring Tuesday in 1976, a pair of executives from the Sugar Association stepped up to the podium of a Chicago ballroom to accept the Oscar of the public relations world, the Silver Anvil award for excellence in "the forging of public opinion." The trade group had recently pulled off one of the greatest turnarounds in PR history.

Their winning campaign, crafted with the help of the prestigious public relations firm Carl Byoir & Associates...

http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2012/10/sugar-industry-lies-campaign?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+motherjones/main+%28MotherJones.com+Main+Article+Feed%29

 

 


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Paleo Rescue's curator insight, August 9, 2013 9:57 AM

If you think that the food industry is innocent in making you fat and addicted to sugar....think again!

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Paterno family's new media blitz: how not to manage your own crises - AGBeat

Paterno family's new media blitz: how not to manage your own crises - AGBeat | PR Law & Ethics | Scoop.it
With their new campaign to defend Paterno, his family has taken a path that will likely land them in the crisis management hall of fame for what not to do. ("Thank you for responding so quickly.
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Swiss company: 'Maybe we didn't pay enough attention to the Hitler thing' - TheNewsTribune.com

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Shirking Responsibility in the Gulf - New York Times

Shirking Responsibility in the Gulf - New York Times | PR Law & Ethics | Scoop.it
Shirking Responsibility in the Gulf New York Times That is, however, what BP wants the public to believe — which is why it is now engaged in an aggressive legal and public-relations campaign to limit how much it pays individuals and businesses for...
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Public Relations: The Ethics Issue

Public Relations: The Ethics Issue | PR Law & Ethics | Scoop.it

How can public relations professionals argue the nobility of PR activities when we cannot deny that the field was birthed out of negative activities like propaganda campaigns, spin doctoring, misrepresenting the truth, and manipulating the media?


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