Presentation: Media and Communications in Emergencies

I recently gave a presentation on media and communications in emergencies at Fordham University’s course on humanitarian assistance (International Diploma in Humanitarian Assistance, IDHA). I’ve turned that presentation into a PDF and I hope you find it helpful! Click the link below to view in here, or check it out on Slideshare.

The presentation addresses a number of questions, including who and what is “the media,” why do we engage with the media in emergency response operations, and best practices for engaging with the media and giving interviews. There’s also a group scenario exercise built into the presentation.

Continue reading