Crisis Communication in the news

Written by Terry Flew on February 12, 2016

Here is the story that appeared on ABC News to coincide with the launch of our report:

Flew, T., Bruns, A., Burgess, J., Ben-Harush, O., Potter, E. & Newton, J., 2015, Support Frameworks for the Use of Social Media by Emergency Management Organisations – Policy Report, QUT Digital Media Research Centre/Centre for Emergency and Disaster Management.

Social Media in Times of Crisis

Written by Terry Flew on November 18, 2013

I presented on the uses of social media such as Twitter by emergency management officials and media at the International Communications Association Regional Conference in Shanghai, China. The paper can be accessed here. There was a slight delay in posting due to the overzealous management of social media in the PRC, which extends to the incendiary media that is Powerpoint.

Ica shanghai presentation nov 13 from Terry Flew

Social Media in Times of Crisis

Written by Terry Flew on April 6, 2013

My colleague Associate Professor Axel Bruns’ keynote presentation to the Social Media in Times of Crisis event hosted by the EIDOS institute at the State library of Queensland on 4 April 2013.

This work is related to the Australian Research Council Linkage-Project grant Social Media in Times of Crisis: Learning from Recent Natural Disasters to Improve Future Strategies, involving Axel Bruns, A/Prof. Jean Burgess, Dr. Kate Crawford (Microsoft Research) and myself, with industry partners the Queensland Department of Community Safety

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