Welcome to the May edition of Media Manoeuvres', Media Matters.
> Feature Article
Social Media’s Role in Crisis Communications Planning and Management
It’s called the golden hour. That is how much time there is to respond to a crisis or incident breaking in the media.
Time is telescoped by digital and social media. Eyewitness accounts of events rocket out on Twitter at a speed once unimaginable.
So, says an expert, crisis management and communication plans are irresponsible or worse unless they include digital and social media.
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> Staff Profile
Simon Mossman – Media Advisor/Executive Trainer
Simon brings his extensive experience as a frontline news reporter to the role of a Media Manoeuvres executive media trainer and communications adviser, having worked across print, broadcast and digital mediums in Australia and the UK.
> Grammar Grabs
Imply means “to state indirectly.”
Infer means “to draw a conclusion.”
You may infer something from an implication, but you would not imply something from an inference.
Do you use these words correctly?
The Four Stages of Highly Effective Crisis Management: how to manage the media in the digital age by Jane Jordan-Meier
A former journalist with Australian Consolidated Press in Sydney, Jane Jordan-Meier has been at the forefront of media training and crisis management for over two decades. She developed a unique four-stage methodology for crisis management whilst at the helm of Australia’s leading media training consultancy, Media Skills. The methodology has been used around the world by hundreds of organizations and thousands of executives, and is now the focus of her book: The Four Highly Effective Stages of Crisis Management.
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Media Manoeuvres is very pleased to announce it was the successful tenderer in the Defence media awareness and skills training tender. This partnership will continue for the next three years.
“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”
George Bernard Shaw