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UPDATED Absolutely pitiful! President of company whose chemicals spilled into West Virginia water supply not ready for prime time or any time.
Company shows it has no clue about crisis management.Read More »
UPDATE 2 – Never mind Earlier: Messing with the gold standard. LAFD shuts down news website & social media claiming HIPAA concerns.
Veteran PIO was not allowed to release some basic information about injuries and evacuations at this morning's double fatal fire in Echo Park.Read More »
UPDATED: Someone gets it. Providing information to the public in real time during a critical incident. This is going on right now.
Howard County Police Tweeting about the shooting of an officer in real time.Read More »
Mobile sign in Detroit says TV’s Charlie LeDuff lied. Former Dep. Fire Commissioner Fred Wheeler’s name on press release announcing campaign.against reporter.
Fred Wheeler lost his job in May after he lost his cool as reporter LeDuff tried to interview him.Read More »
UPDATE: Lieutenant who said DC chief showed ‘lack of leadership’ demoted & suspended. Department says Robert Alvarado violated ‘Patient Care Bill of Rights’ during TV interview & also failed to wear compliant coat.
Alvarado says the department expected him to tell a TV crew to stop shooting video when he treated patient. Does Chief Ellerbe want the job we nominated the Colorado sheriff for?Read More »
Lessons in handling the bad news: Efforts to keep fire at firefighter's home from reporters ends careers of chief & assistant chief.
Fire last year brought retirement of two top officials after an investigation.Read More »
Detroit TV reporter says state now investigating firehouses. Charlie LeDuff sounds off on what real story is after confrontation with fire official.
Fred Wheeler issued a statement saying he resigned.Read More »
UPDATE: Detroit Deputy Fire Commissioner Fred Wheeler gone. Mayor Dave Bing swings axe after confrontation with reporter Charlie LeDuff. Commisioner Austin answers the questions Wheeler wouldn't.
Bing says Wheeler has been "unappointed, effective immediately".Read More »
Update: Detroit's mayor investigates Deputy Fire Commissioner Fred Wheeler's confrontation with TV reporter Charlie Leduff.
Mayor Bing says he will make a decision based on the findings of his investigation.Read More »