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Attention! ICweeters Needed

The explosion of social media and the demand for instant news continually amazes me.  The shift in power in controlling and sharing information from the media/government to “the people” has been swift and in many cases disruptive.   The landscape of information sharing and media relations is forever changed.  Only history will tell if this was a good thing or not.  Regardless, emergency response professionals in the public and private sectors with overall responsibility for managing crisis events had better accept and embrace the new medium.  Those starting now are late to the game, but can still play in the second half.  Those still in denial will be left in the dust, having been forever labeled as “old school”, irrelevant or lacking credibility.  I opine more on this here…


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Retired fire chief ,Type 3 AHIMT IC, PIO, Fire service consultant. Social media emergency management disciple (no, I'm not a "guru"). Crisis communications consultant. Father and Grandpa with an open wallet.