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Dr. Ron Thomas, Jr.
Dr. Ron Thomas, Jr. teaches journalism and public relations in the graduate program at Full Sail University in Orlando, FL. He also heads Thomas Consulting Group, a consortium of experts in crisis management, media relations and leadership development.
Category Archives: Politics
I could have killed him but chose not to and it cost me. As with many Florida summer days, a brief shower had turned an oily six-lane road into a frictionless surface fit only for Physics 101 experiments. However, it … Continue reading
They are a rugged people who conquered a rugged land. The territory was vast, ranging from forests to grasslands, from deserts to a mountain range that separated the country into East and West. The land did not yield its resources … Continue reading
Why the Justice Department had no “business” interfering with the US Airways, American Airlines merger
The concept of anti-trust laws goes back to the trust-busting days of Teddy Roosevelt. That makes it, literally, a late 19th Century idea that has lost some of its relevancy in an early 21st Century global economy. When the industrial … Continue reading
Any discussion of worklife needs to break this compound word into its component parts, work and life. Most people, if asked, would probably say that they work to live, not the reverse. There are people whose work is their life; … Continue reading
“Most of the other provisions in the Bill of Rights protect specific liberties or specific rights of individuals … In contrast, the free-press clause extends protection to an institution. The publishing business is, in short, the only organized private business … Continue reading
During the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962, President John Kennedy received two different messages from the Soviet Union’s Premier Nikita Khrushchev. JFK had been working to get the USSR’s missiles removed from Cuba and, in addition to a naval blockade … Continue reading