Monthly Archives: May 2013

Online Petition Started for Law to Standardize Emergency Alerting

Some of the same people who led the charge for adoption of the now widely-accepted Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) want to take alerting to the next level.  They’ve re-activated a call to get standards widely adopted for when, why, and how to issue warnings.  An on-line petition has been launched stating, “Congress should enact legislation […]

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“First Informer” Mini-Documentary Released by National Association of Broadcasters

“First Informer” Mini-Documentary Released by National Association of Broadcasters
Using dramatic, even startling, real life images and sounds, broadcasters are demonstrating the role they play as “first informers” during emergencies.  The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) recently released a video called “Communicating Superstorm Sandy”.  It documents on-air coverage of Sandy, including alerting and warning by radio […]

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