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Heston Blumenthal diagnosed with bipolar and says it’s his ‘superpower’

One dead, multiple injured as Singapore Airlines plane makes emergency landing due to turbulence

Julian Assange’s appeal to avoid extradition will go ahead. It could be legally groundbreaking

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs confesses assault after video shows attack on ex-girlfriend

Richard Gere and wife walk red carpet in Cannes return for new film ‘Oh, Canada’

French post office releases scratch-and-sniff baguette stamp

‘Triangle of Sadness’ director launches stuck-on-a-plane dark comedy at Cannes

After decades, Francis Ford Coppola’s opus ‘Megalopolis’ finally debuts at Cannes

Watch the trailer: Blake Lively and Justin Baldoni star in film adaptation of Colleen Hoover’s ‘It Ends With Us’

Ed Sheeran gives ‘pep talk’ and performance to surprised primary pupils

‘Bridgerton’ Season 3 dives into friends-to-lovers romance

Dystopia and glamour collide as new ‘Mad Max’ premieres at Cannes

A ‘Legally Blonde’ spin-off series is in the works: Everything we know

Festival de Cannes: See the red carpet highlights from opening night

King Charles unveils vivid red portrait, his first since coronation

Why are auroras so hard to predict? And when can we expect more?

‘Downton Abbey’ to return with a third movie

Chris Hemsworth angered by Alzheimer’s reports after gene link revealed

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle attend polo and watch street dances in Lagos

The not so Royal Tour: Harry and Meghan in Nigeria

Eurovision 2024: Everything you need to know ahead of the grand final

In pictures: Behind the scenes at Stella McCartney’s Met Gala after party

Doctor Who star Ncuti Gatwa says new series feels like ‘a fresh era’

Two new ‘Lord of the Rings’ movies in the works

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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.