The Show on KJZZ

Real Remorse Or Fauxpology? ASU Professor Explains Difference

Published: Friday, December 29, 2017 - 1:43pm
Updated: Friday, December 29, 2017 - 3:01pm
Audio icon Download mp3 (8.69 MB)

In light of so many sexual misconduct allegations against high profile men, we’re hearing a lot of apologies, denials and what some call "faux apologies."

A fauxpology may sound like an apology but doesn’t include remorse. 

Dr. Dawn Gilpin, who specializes in public relations and social media at the Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University, talked more about different kinds of apologies.

Gilpin also weighed on how people in the public eye — like members of Congress and celebrities — should respond to public accusations.

One Source, My Connection!