Inundated as we all are by endless communication channels around us, the urge is to jump in the mix, speak our minds, and make sure our perspective is out there. We’ve become so accustomed to opinionating on anything, no matter how meaningless, that for many, staying quiet isn’t a consideration.Sometimes, the best thing to do is to just stop talking.
As one of the many crisis communicators personally familiar with media coverage as it relates to the Pulse Nightclub tragedy, I can confirm with 100-percent accuracy that our free American press, joined by news media from around the world, has reported every excruciating detail about this horrible event in history.
Here’s a fact – not an alternative, but instead a nugget of information that is completely true. Professional public relations and communication practitioners who speak on behalf of and represent individuals, organizations and politicians perform their jobs with integrity.