Communicating In a Crisis
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How can we help manage and reduce the impact of frightening events - like chemical spills, food scares and pandemics - with good communication, even while evidence is scant and uncertainty predominates? Joining David to share their experience from the frontlines are Professor Brooke Rogers OBE - government adviser working on national security and coronavirus measures - and Professor Lord John Krebs - former head of the Food Standards Agency.
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