Monthly Archives: August 2011

Why Crisis Communication Needs to Include Social Media, Now

DC EARTHQUAKE UPDATE  8/24/2011: So, how effective was Washington, DC’s social media crisis communication during yesterday’s earthquake? Chris Battle, a former U.S. Department of Homeland Security Public Affairs Director, basically scores the event Crowdsourcing 100, Government 0. In his post “After … Continue reading

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Character: Do You Trust Your Recruits to Baby-Sit Your Children?

Wisconsin football coach Bret Bielema has done a great job building the program to a five year 49-16 record. He recently commented on recruiting and character (starts at 14:06). The key takeaway: “If you are not willing to let a recruit come in and … Continue reading

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