5 ways a motorcycle club lives by the PRSA code of ethics

How is the “Sons of Anarchy” similar to your press-release writing, social-media-monitoring job? You’d be surprised.


Because it’s not a show about rape, vigilante justice, drugs and guns. It’s a show about relationships, trust, honor and loyalty.

The show is really about the relationships between the motorcycle clubs and the “partners” they work with in northern California. It’s about the relationship between Clay (the leader of SOA) and his wife, Gemma. It’s about the relationship between Clay and Jax, his step-son. It’s even about the relationship between Jax and his dead dad. It’s about the trust, honor and loyalty that plays into each of those relationships.

Surprisingly, the “Sons of Anarchy” motorcycle club operates under a strict code of ethics very similar to the PRSA code of ethics, which you’re most likely familiar with if you’re a PRSA member or an APR.

You think I’m kidding, right? You probably don’t believe there’s a motorcycle club that operates under a code of ethics. Think again.

Let’s look at five ways the SOA lives by the PRSA code of ethics:

1. “Protect and advance the free flow of accurate and truthful information.”

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