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Communications in crisis is hard. The tenets of crisis communications are simple enough: Get everyone on the same page fast, communicate often with key constituents, ensure transparency and credibility, be helpful and compassionate. However, the embattled state leader rarely has time to prepare and must respond without knowing the extent of the problem at hand.


Communicating in Times of Crisis



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