Libel vs. Slander
- Libel – something that was printed incorrectly.
- Slander – involves incorrect oral communication
When is a PR professional in trouble for conspiracy?
- Participate in an illegal action
- Give advice for an illegal action
- Start a “front group” where there is a secretive (hidden) connection between client and PR professional
- Cooperate with an illegal action
Make sure you have a cooperative relationship between you and a legal counsel.