News and Terrorism

Project Status
In Progress
March 21, 2013
Sponsor
Department of Homeland Security
At-a-Glance
Series of scenario-based workshops called "News and Terrorism: Communicating in a Crisis."
Objectives
  • Keeping the public informed during a terrorist attack is the goal of a series of scenario-based workshops called "News and Terrorism: Communicating in a Crisis."
Key Contacts
  • Randy Atkins
    Senior Program Officer for Media/Public Relations
    National Academy of Engineering
    E-mail
    Office
    202-334-1508

Experts from the National Academies are providing reporters, state and local public information officers, emergency managers, and representatives from the public sector with frank, objective information about weapons of mass destruction and their impact. This project is being conducted in collaboration with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Radio and Television News Directors Foundation.