Articles on Media Relations
Material on dealing ethically with the press and social media
Social media and government ethics are discussed by experts, focusing on: transparency, accuracy, free speech, and sunshine laws.
Panel discussion on citizen involvement from in-person tactics to social media
A Guide for Public Officials
Four rules of thumb for government officials in working with the media.
Issues and challenges
A video conversation about positive and negative impacts of social media on government
Ethical Issues for Officials
As new Internet platforms emerge, these principles can guide public officials in using new media.
Government Ethics Stories
Campaign claims need fact checking
Political ads should be true, fair, and relevant.
A Leadership Ethics Case Study
Lying Erodes Trust
Government officials have a duty to tell the truth.