Making sense of DEI: The construction of diversity, equity, and inclusion at public relations agencies in the United States
International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, May 26-30, 2022, Paris, France
Abstract: This in-depth interview study captures the perspectives of DEI professionals at public relations (PR) agencies and their evolving understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), focusing on the relationship between the organization and its employees and clients, and discusses factors, environments, and relations that influence DEI efforts. This study is an attempt to shed light on the dynamics that DEI practitioners at PR agencies navigate in their efforts to retain employees with marginalized social identities.
Bots, Misrepresentation and More: Navigating Ethical Dilemmas in Digital Communication
Juan Meng, Solyee Kim, Bryan Reber, Heidi Modarelli-Frank, and Karen Swim (Sept. 27, 2022). Bots, Misrepresentation and More: Navigating Ethical Dilemmas in Digital Communication, moderated by Michele E. Ewing. This webinar […]
The impact of crucible experiences in developing public relations’ character and competencies as servant leaders
M.S. Neill & Juan Meng. (2022). The impact of crucible experiences in developing public relations’ character and competencies as servant leaders. Journal of Media Ethics, 37(3), 208-222. https://doi.org/10.1080/23736992.2022.2107526 Abstract: Crucible experiences are essential […]