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UPDATED: Dr Michael Mosley ‘nearly made it’ wife reveals

Search continues for Michael Mosley, CCTV shows he completed walk

Dolly Parton takes Broadway: ‘Hello, I’m Dolly’ musical in the works

Netflix faces $US170 million ‘Baby Reindeer’ defamation lawsuit

Godfather of Fasting Dr. Michael Mosley Missing on Family Holiday

Queen Mary of Denmark jumps on board this hot hair trend

Mick Jagger, strutting at 80, teases new album and more touring

Whittaker’s is bringing back its most requested block for a limited time

World leaders react as Mexico elects Claudia Sheinbaum its first woman president

David Beckham accepts royal role after bonding with King Charles over beekeeping

Everything We Know: Bridget Jones 4 Explores New Adventures and Love Triangles

ABBA members reunite to receive top Swedish honour

‘Heartsick and devastated’: Jennifer Lopez cancels ‘This Is Me…Live’ tour to be with family

Trump found guilty in hush money trial, but will it hurt him in the polls? Here’s why voters often overlook the ethical failings of politicians

Kate will miss Trooping the Colour rehearsal amid cancer treatment: reports

Lenny Kravitz reveals why he’s been celibate for nine years

Trump Found Guilty of All 34 Charges

What causes landslides? Can we predict them to save lives?

Andie MacDowell stuns on red carpet as she reveals reason she once was ‘afraid’ of Cannes

Exotic dancer drama ‘Anora’ wins Cannes’ top award, the Palme d’Or

Twelve injured as Qatar Airways Dublin flight hits turbulence

Bird flu is hitting Australian poultry farms, and the first human case has been reported in Victoria. Here’s what we know

Are some routes more prone to air turbulence? And will climate change make it worse?

Scarlett Johansson accuses OpenAI of creating ChatGPT voice that sounds ‘eerily similar’ to hers

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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.