Monthly Archives: February 2020

Coronavirus outbreak exposes lack of crisis preparedness

As the novel coronavirus spreads across the world, we are seeing more and more governments and businesses scrambling to respond to the crisis. Crises, by definition, are messy and don’t offer quick or easy solutions – that’s what makes them … Continue reading

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Bushfire crisis shows the persuasive power of big numbers

There’s an old journalist maxim that Names Make News. But when it comes to media coverage of important public issues, it’s equally true that Numbers Make News. During the Australian bushfire crisis it was widely reported that fire had killed over … Continue reading

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