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Royal memorabilia has a long history. Here’s why souvenirs of the Queen are significant

Never-before-seen portrait of Queen Elizabeth released ahead of her funeral

King Charles greets world leaders at Buckingham Palace for ‘reception of the century’

Jacinda Ardern reveals the Queen’s advice on motherhood and leadership

Camilla’s tribute to the Queen

Princess of Wales meets with the first Lady of Ukraine, Olena Zelenskiy

Full list of Royals and World Leaders set to attend the Queen’s funeral

‘Phantom of the Opera’ to close on Broadway after 35 years

Historic moments from the Vigil of the Princes continue as Prince Harry wears his military uniform

Kiwi soldiers perform the haka for the Prince and Princess of Wales

Princess of Wales invites school children to place flowers at Sandringham memorial

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ season 5 premieres, showing women resisting oppression

6 documentaries about Queen Elizabeth that are a must-watch

We asked Ukrainians living on the front lines what was an acceptable peace – here’s what they told us

Understated yet undeniably funny: Stories of the Queen’s great sense of humour

Zac Efron stars in unbelievably true story ‘The Greatest Beer Run Ever’

Emma Thompson shares her tips for better mental health

Following Prince Harry’s announcement, new details emerge regarding his Military uniform

Prince William says walking behind queen’s coffin brought back memories

Claire Foy ‘very honoured’ to have played young Queen Elizabeth in ‘The Crown’

Patagonia founder gives away $3 billion company to fight climate change

Hats off to Queen Elizabeth: All the fantastic hats worn by Her Majesty

The state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II: What to expect

R. Kelly found guilty on multiple counts in sexual abuse trial

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New media professionals enter the industry with an innate passion for keeping people informed – although most probably don’t realize that keeping people informed is now a 24-hour-a-day, 7-day-a-week commitment.

Once limited by time zones and printing press schedules, reporting has profoundly changed with the onset of digital communication. Most outlets have switched to 24-hour cycles to meet the growing need to deliver the most immediate and compelling news at every hour of every day.

Many of us have woken to breaking news that surfaced while we were capturing some much-needed sleep. The thing is, news never sleeps. Skeleton crews of journalists, editors, copy editors, illustrators, graphic designers, photographers and cameramen all remain on duty after normal business hours at every operating outlet – whether it’s a television station, online outlet, wire bureau or radio station – poised to cover breaking news, even if that breaks at 3:45 a.m.

As public relations professionals, our job, too, is deeply entrenched in the news – in fact, we are often the ones making it. With the 24/7 cycle comes various pros and cons that we, too, must take into consideration as we counsel our clients through breaking moments or even the run-of-the-mill daily dissemination.