Social Media and Crisis Communications: My Talk Is Cheap Presentation

Following-on from my last post, last night I presented a session on the crossover between social media and crisis communications at the Talk Is Cheap unconference.

I spoke in particular about the 2007 California Wildfires and how social media could have been used more effectively (while appropriately) in that situation – in essence a longer, more in-depth discussion of my blog post last month.

Here’s the slide deck I used:

I’ve bookmarked most of my sources at

If you’d like more in-depth information on what I discussed, please feel free to email me at davef <at> davefleet <dot> com or DM me on Twitter.

Dave Fleet
Managing Director and Head of Global Digital Crisis at Edelman. Husband and dad of two. Cycling nut; bookworm; videogamer; Britnadian. Opinions are mine, not my employer's.