Social Media and Emergency Management: Top 10 Questions
Kim Stephens provides a nice 101 on social media and its use for emergency management.
Post by: Kim Stephens, iDisaster 2.0, June 6, 2011
Warm weather seems to bring numerous conferences. After speaking to various groups I am reminded that there is a large contingent of people in response organizations that have heard of social media, but might not understand some of the basics. If you fall into that camp, this post is for you. I have outlined the top ten questions that I often hear, both through speaking and even through our Social Media and Emergency Management chats. …
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- How Social Media Is Changing Disaster Response (time.com)
- Social Media facilitate communication in a crisis: Time’s Blog (idisaster.wordpress.com)
Dr. Lea Shanley is the founder and former co-Chair of the Federal Community of Practice on Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science, a vibrant community of 200 federal employees from more than 35 agencies. She is also a co-founding member of the Citizen Science Association. Dr. Shanley recently served as a Presidential Innovation Fellow at NASA, where she helped to foster a culture of open innovation. Prior to this, she founded and directed the Commons Lab at the Wilson Center, served in the US Senate as a Congressional Science Fellow, and worked with local and tribal communities to develop GIS-based decision support systems for city planning, natural resource management, coastal management, and disaster response through the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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