Five case studies that illuminate our ethics and social media policies
In order to preserve our integrity, we must live up to the highest standards of objectivity, truthfulness, completeness, fairness, accuracy and impartiality. This can get tricky. Being proactive and communicating our standards clearly helps, but sometimes we slip up. Here’s a primer on what to watch out for, and how to steer clear of trouble.
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Network social media strategy
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