Discussion Questions
Chapter 7
PR and the Law
1.What is the impact of a legal battle on an organization’s reputation? Think of some
situations where the legal outcome was positive for the company and evaluate public
confidence in the company. What about a negative outcome and public confidence?
2. How could a public relations practitioner get into trouble over violations of privacy?
3.What copyright issues could result in difficulties for the PR practitioner?
4. Where might problems arise because of plagiarism?
5. How can a global PR practice protect itself and its employer from litigation abroad?