Capstone Papers-What do you think the news media’s role should be in emergency management, planning, and communication?

Capstone Papers-What do you think the news media’s role should be in emergency management, planning, and communication?

How do you feel about the readiness and assets of your local and state infrastructure management office? Explain.

Focus on the following topics:

Bridges and highways

Dams and reservoirs

Local area weather (hurricanes, tornados, and other extremes of weather)

Power and water

Emergency medical issues (disease epidemics and serious incidents such as airplane crashes, workplace violence, and hostage situations)

Terrorist incidents

What do you think the news media’s role should be in emergency management, planning, and communication? Explain.

Does the news media’s role interfere or aid emergency responders and those charged with mitigation of the crisis? Why or why not?

Provide any examples that you feel are necessary to support your arguments.