With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire for Journalists. Here are some of this week’s most newsworthy releases you might have missed.
IBM unveiled last week the annual “IBM 5 in 5” (#ibm5in5) – a list of ground-breaking scientific innovations with the potential to change the way people work, live, and interact during the next five years. The IBM 5 in 5 is based on market and societal trends as well as emerging technologies from IBM’s Research labs around the world that can make these transformations possible. See the full release to see the five scientific instruments that will make the invisible visible in the next five years.
From the “Brexit” vote to the U.S. presidential election, U.S. News & World Report charts the new political world order in its special report “Elites Under Siege.” Featuring perspectives from Asia, Latin America, Australia and the U.S., the report examines global political currents and their influence on political establishments worldwide. The report includes: 2016 by the numbers; the end of the liberal world order; Latin America’s right turn; economic globalization and elites under siege; the clickbait presidency; and more. See the full release for details inside the report.
FCA US confirmed on Jan. 8 the next phase of its industrialization plan by announcing a total $1 billion investment in plants in Michigan and Ohio, and the addition of 2,000 new American jobs. Consistent and combined with previously announced investments, FCA US is further demonstrating its commitment to strengthening its U.S. manufacturing base, and aligning U.S. capacity to extend the Jeep product lineup. In total, FCA US has committed investments of more than $9.6 billion in its U.S. manufacturing facilities and created 25,000 new jobs to date since 2009. The announcement is the second phase of an industrialization plan announced in January 2016. See the full release to learn more about Fiat Chrysler’s plans.
Interviews are vulnerable times. There aren’t many things more nerve-wracking than walking into a room of people you desperately want to impress. In a new survey from CareerBuilder, employers shared the most memorable job interview mistakes candidates have made and how body language can hinder their chances of moving forward in the interview process. According to the nationwide survey, conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of CareerBuilder from Nov. 16 to Dec. 6, 2016 among more than 2,600 hiring and human resource managers, it doesn’t take long for a hiring manager to make a decision. See the full release to discover the worst mistakes made on job interviews.
The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt electric car, Honda Ridgeline pickup, and Chrysler Pacifica minivan were named 2017 North American Car, Truck, and Utility Vehicle of the Year, respectively, on Jan. 9. The announcement was made at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The Bolt electric car received 364 points from the jury of automotive journalists across the U.S. and Canada. The Genesis G90 sedan from Hyundai’s new luxury brand was second with 105, followed by the Volvo S90 sedan with 101. The Honda Ridgeline midsize pickup received 364 points to beat the Ford F-series Super Duty, 193, and Nissan Titan, 72. See the full release to learn more about the winners.
PBS NewsHour in partnership with Twitter will live stream special coverage of Inauguration Day 2017 on Twitter from 11am – 5pm ET on Friday, January 20, 2017. The special broadcast will be anchored by managing editor Judy Woodruff, with NewsHour correspondents John Yang reporting from the steps of the U.S. Capitol and Lisa Desjardins from the National Mall. NewsHour’s livestream will include the swearing in of the 45th President of the United States Donald J. Trump and the 48th Vice President of the United States Mike Pence on the steps of the U.S. Capitol, the Inaugural Address and Parade, and the arrival of President-elect Trump at the White House. See the release for details on how to watch.
Live Nation announced on Jan. 9 that U2 will return to select stadiums this year with U2: The Joshua Tree Tour 2017, in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the band’s classic album. Each show will include a performance of The Joshua Tree in its entirety, with support from one of a number of special guests including Mumford & Sons, OneRepublic, and the Lumineers in North America, and Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds in Europe. See the full release to see the band’s schedule.
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Larry Grady is online content manager at PR Newswire for Journalists. He has worked in business media for nearly 30 years and enjoys reality TV and daydreaming about travel and wine.