Must read memo from chief describes "pattern of appalling, despicable, and unconscionable conduct by a public servant."Read More »
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Normally we show you news stories from reporters covering people in public safety who have screwed up on social media. This time, it's a reporter covering a public safety story who's in trouble.Read More »
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 »
DC Fire & EMS Department looking at encryption of radio channels. Navy Yard shooting cited as example.
Deputy Mayor for Public Safety cites Washington Navy Yard shooting as example of why they are considering keeping public from hearing radio traffic.Read More »
Something scary for Halloween: Free webinar – Social Media in Large Scale Incidents with Varone & Statter. Sign up now.
A look at some well known and not so well known recent incidents and how social media was used or could have been used to connect with the public.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 »
The impact of real time unprocessed "news" from the scene of a critical incident.Read More »
Facebook problems in the Nation’s Capital. Five DC firefighters taken off the street for comments about police.
Picture and comments about off-duty traffic stop by DC Police lead to investigation.Read More »
To share is human. To be right, divine. Be skeptical. Stop helping the people who prey on your emotions.
Think before you share.Read More »
PAY ATTENTION TO THIS: SMACSS epidemic in New York. Post uncovers cache of patient pictures online. This will be more than a local story.
My prediction is reporters all over the country will soon be looking for what the Post uncovered in New York.Read More »