Discuss an event in the news some time during the past
several years in which leaders were asked questions and had to respond with
crisis communication strategies. These are often weather related (e.g., floods,
fires, other disasters) but can also be crime- or corruption-related stories
that are in the media. If necessary, do Internet searches to refresh your
memory or find out more about the ways in which the leader(s) communicated
during your selected event.
Describe the crisis situation.
Assess the use of crisis communication strategies by the
Which strategies were implemented? How well were these
implemented? What strategies do you think they could have adopted to handle
this situation better?