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Analyze an Ethical/Legal Situation

Analyze an Ethical/Legal Situation JOUR3421 R52: Writing for Public Relations Situation Overview Melody S. Hanzout—daughter of U.S. Sen. Herchel H. Hanzout—has been awarded a full scholarship (tuition, fees, books, supplies, room and board) to finish her fifth year of study at the university, without having applied for one. Dr. T.A. Lott—State University President—denies the scholarship was granted to win the favor of Sen. Hanzout. He also publicly denies knowing who granted the scholarship. Edgar M. Burns—director of student financial aid—doesn’t remember who authorized the scholarship. Professor Damon R. Philley—chair of the scholarship application review committee—vows an investigation into the matter.
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Ethics in Advertising

The Article http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/01/nyregion/01nyc.html These are ad campaigns designed by agencies to promote awareness or create attention, even media attention, which may ultimately provide more public relations. New York, never at a loss for self-congratulatory words, regards itself as the most tolerant of cities, a place where one may express any thought freely. It is true. In New York, one may articulate any idea whatsoever — as long as that idea parallels popular opinion. Stray too far from generally accepted wisdom, though, and you are asking for trouble. The latest to discover this reality is a Texas group called Life Always,
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