Government Dissemination Strategies Discussion
As you consider the different methods used to communicate terrorism information with the public, discuss the following:
In 4â€“6 paragraphs, address the following:
What are the most common communication mediums available to the government? Explain.
What do you think are the pros and cons of each? Explain.
What unconventional communication methods might the government leverage? Explain.
Why might these be appropriate tools for information dissemination? Explain.
The Department of Homeland Security currently uses a â€œThreat Levelâ€ system to communicate with the public regarding terrorism. Is this method effective?
How has the continued state of â€œyellowâ€ or elevated alert desensitized the American public to the threats from terrorism? Is this justified?
What changes would you make to this system? Explain.