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April 15, 2011

PRSA Comments on Ethical Implications of Working with Dictators in Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Tom Eppes, APR, Fellow PRSA, chair of PRSA's Board of Ethics and Professional Standards (BEPS) is quoted in an April 15, 2011, column by Minneapolis Star-Tribune business columnist John Rash on the ethical implcations of public relations firms providing counsel to dictators, such as Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. Eppes notes that, "Truth is where you start, and all that is surrounded by a halo of public interest." He also questions whether public relations professionals who represent dictators would still be able to live by PRSA's Member Code of Ethics.
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