Risk Communicator [Issue 1, August 20, 2008]   [open pdf - 984KB]

Alternate Title: RC

This publication also discusses social media in relation to emergency management and communications. "The Risk Communicator (RC) is produced by CDC [Center for Disease Control]'s Emergency Risk Communication Branch (ERCB). This publication is designed to provide evidence-based, practical guidance for emergency risk communication strategy and operations. The ERCB will provide newsletters or other updates quarterly. [...] In this electronic newsletter, you'll find summaries of research, theories, and practice that apply to public health emergency communication strategy and operations. Specifically, 'The RC' will include practical tools and techniques, guest interviews with risk communication researchers and practitioners, and feature stories exploring issues related to applying emergency communications principles. We hope 'The RC' becomes a valuable source of practical information that you will use frequently and share with others." This issue of The RC includes "Understanding Your Audiences, Social Media and Your Emergency Communication Efforts, Messaging Is a Matter of Trust, Program Spotlight: On the Frontlines of the California Wildfires, Research Summaries: Summaries of Work from Deborah Glik and Craig Lefebvre, Risk Communication Opportunities During National Health Observances, Upcoming Conferences, Training, and Workshops of Interest to Risk Communicators."

Publisher:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
Copyright:Public Domain
Retrieved From:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: http://www.cdc.gov/
Media Type:application/pdf
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