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Munich shooting a negative test for use of Social Media to handle an emergency

The latest ‘terrorist’ attack in Munich was a very negative test for use of social media during an emergency. While it is inevitable that individual citizens will report just what they see, without getting the entire picture, the German Police … Continue reading

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Digest of NEWS – Features cultural barriers and disinformation

The latest issue of ComIPI’s quarterly digest is on line. It mainly features overcoming cultural barriers and the problem posed by disinformation within digital media. Posted by International & Public Communication on Wednesday, January 6, 2016

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Quarterly Digest of News of Interest to the PA Community

The latest issue of the ComIPI quarterly review is available online: It features: Why ISIS coverage sounds familiar Analysis of Russia’s information campaign against Ukraine How Russia Is Revolutionizing Information Warfare Social Media tips: How to Survive a Scandal If … Continue reading

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Social media training is top priority for every PR professional

I recently attended the first NATO online ‘open’ massive training course dedicated to Social Media. The course confirmed that – even if I have been a Social Media user since its beginning – still there are many aspects that I … Continue reading

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Most of news spread on Social Media likely unverified

Monday was the 2014 Boston Marathon.  Many used the opportunity to reassess the tragic experience of 2013 to identify lessons learned. I found of particular interest an analysis by Bill Salvin  assessing that much of the information spread about the … Continue reading

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The #HoCoPolice and the #ColumbiaMall Shooting

There has been a shooting incident at the Columbia mall. No additional details yet. PIO en route. Will update ASAP. — Howard County Police (@HCPDNews) January 25, 2014 Following crisis news in real time is nothing new. Orson Welles proved…

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Where is Lt Zuckerberg?

Where is Lt Zuckerberg? This was the title of an interesting candid analysis on use of Social Media by the US Department of Defence, published about a month ago by Captain Jeff Gilmore, a C-17 Instructor Pilot, in Small Wars … Continue reading

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