September Virtual Program: The Intersection of Ethics, Social Media, and Public Relations

09/29/2021 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM ET


Virtual Event via Zoom
[No City], VA
United States of America


About the Program

Grab your lunch and join us virtually Wednesday, September 29 from Noon to 1 p.m.

PRSA Richmond members and guests are invited to join us virtually on Wednesday, Sept. 29 from Noon to 1 p.m. as we welcome Cayce Myers, director of graduate studies and an associate professor at Virginia Tech’s School of Communication, for his presentation, "The Intersection of Ethics, Social Media, and Public Relations." Dr. Myers will examine the major legal impacts of navigating public relations in the ever-evolving world of digital communication. This discussion will explore trends in social media policymaking, ownership of social media content, and regulations of social media promotions.


This program is included with chapter membership. Guests may register for $15, and students may register for $10. Registration will close at 5 p.m. on the Monday before the program. Registrants will receive an e-mail with Zoom information. Members will be asked to vote on the 2022 PRSA Richmond Slate of Officers with their registration.

About this month's speaker

Cayce Myers is the director of graduate studies and an associate professor at Virginia Tech’s School of Communication where he teaches public relations and communication law. He holds a Ph.D. in mass communication from the Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia, an LL.M. focusing on media law from the University of Georgia School of Law, and a J.D. from Mercer University School of Law. A member of the Public Relations Society of America, Dr. Myers earned his Accreditation in Public Relations (APR), has served on PRSA’s Board of Ethics and Professional Standards (BEPS), and is currently the president of the Blue Ridge PRSA chapter.  He is also a member of the Arthur W. Page Society, and is the Legal Research Editor for the Institute for Public Relations. His research focuses on public relations history, and laws that influence public relations practice.

Event Contact

Sara Hunt, chapter administrator
(804) 994-1120

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