Question of the Week - Impact of the Media in Times of Crisis

Posted by Connie French on Jun 12, 2009 1:11:46 PM

Today we're launching the "Question of the Week" series to get your thoughts on a variety of different topics.  If you're interested in what others think about a specific topic, let us know and we'll include it.

Last week, the World Health Organization declared swine flu a "pandemic".  Both traditional and social media venues have been abuzz about the swine flu story for weeks, and have been accused of blowing it out of proportion and causing panic.  Do you think all of the media attention is helpful during times of crisis?  Or does it make problems worse?

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