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Posts Tagged: crisis communications
In the news this week is another campus crisis. (click here) Fifteen students including three current football players at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth were arrested and charged with drug trafficking as a result of a police sting operation. Read more
Two items reminded us of the value of proactively engaging with the media.
As a crisis counselor who has worked with law enforcement, I saw the “60 Minutes” Sept.25 “Fighting Terrorism in New York City” as a terrific PR coup for the NYPD and Commissioner Raymond Kelly. Read more
Virginia Tech’s shooting massacre in 2007 changed the way universities and other public institutions respond to crises. As a result of the slow, manual campus warning system in place on the day a deranged gunman killed 32 people, emergency and crisis response leaders more rapid alert protocols, adding blast texts and emails along with other traditional warnings. Read more
The media recently reported on an incident involving home/vacation rental website www.Airbnb.com. It turns out that a “guest” at an Airbnb property in San Francisco vandalized the home of the lessor. Read more
Scott Van Camp, editor of PR News, recently posted a blog by a former Bausch + Lomb communications executive on empowering line communications staff by ceding control of some communications to them. Read more