Legal Issues Affecting Public Relations

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Princples of Public Relations 1 Legal Issues Affecting Public Relations Today’s discussion is career advice not  legal advice. An essential element in being a successful,  effective PR practitioner is ready access to  legal advice and counsel.  
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Princples of Public Relations 2 First Amendment Freedom of Speech    Freedom of the Press    Freedom of Assembly   Right to Petition Government for Redress of  Grievances    Freedom of Religion  
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Princples of Public Relations 3 PR Practice is affected by two forms of  “speech”: Political Speech:   Expression associated with the normal conduct  of a democracy.   Commercial Speech:   Expression intended to generate marketplace  transactions.
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Princples of Public Relations 4 Slander    The utterance of defamatory statements  injurious to the reputation or well-being of a  person. LIBEL
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