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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: Terrorism
If you’re trying to take a picture of toddlers or pets, you are constantly trying to keep their attention on you and the camera. One tried-and-true technique is to jingle your car keys near the camera lens so that the … Continue reading
April 16, 2013 1:42 PM The horrifying events of yesterday’s bombing at the Boston Marathon brought back a flood of memories, some from my childhood and some from a prior career event. When I was in prep school in New … Continue reading
April 10, 2013 8:59 PM Having just returned from spending several days covering “Sniper Week 2013” for my old friends at Soldier of Fortune magazine, my sensors were activated for anything to do with the SWAT and Special Operations communities. … Continue reading
February 07, 2013 4:15 PM With the Brennan/CIA Director hearings on in the background, I am prompted to think about the entire controversy about the leaked information regarding the Obama administration’s use of drones against terrorist targets. What I have … Continue reading
January 22, 2013 12:34 PM As the details emerge about the recent hostage-taking and rescue efforts at the Saharan gas facility in Algeria, it is good to step away from the roiling cauldron of news and take a clear-headed view … Continue reading
Controversy sells newspapers, and magazines, as well, with the current Rolling Stone cover featuring Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev generating lots of buzz. Setting aside its resemblance to a classic cover featuring Jim Morrison of the Doors, it provides an … Continue reading