Perhaps it’s something in the water, or maybe universities are just doing a better job of preparing graduates for the world of public relations, but our Junior Associate class of summer 2014 is turning out to be the strongest we’ve ever hosted here at Gregory FCA.Each summer, we bring in eight to 12 Junior Associates as either college juniors or post grad candidates as paid members of the Gregory FCA team.
COMPUTERS: Are they becoming more like humans? I have been working a lot lately in some pretty funky technologies -- quantum computing, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and other stuff I don’t fully understand, but somehow manage to write about and promote.One of my most brilliant clients, Stephen DeAngelis at Enterra Solutions recently wrote a blog post for Scientific America where he considers where all this is headed and the threat that self-aware computers might pose to human beings.
TRUSTED NEWS: Recent survey finds Fox Newsmost trusted source, MSNBC the least.Outrageous. A sham. Totally biased. Bad data. Disgraceful. That just might be your response to a recently publicized survey that found Fox News to be the most trusted news source in America, while MSNBC to be the least. In fact, an astounding 25 percent of respondents cited Fox as the most trusted source, while only 10 percent said that MSNBC was their most trusted news source.
Perhaps my biggest joy of being in public relations is that every day, I am fortunate to work with a different business that views the world in a unique light and can offer new insights and learnings that I can use to grow as a professional. And then, there are the others. Companies locked in their own desperate struggle with the same old, same old. Unwilling to listen or to change, they defend the status quo out of a misplaced notion that change acknowledges some failure of the past.