NewsTECHForum: News Leaders On How They’re Adapting To A Culture Of Continuous Crisis

Top news executives from Tegna, Hearst Television, The Weather Channel, Spectrum Networks and The Weather Company will share how they’re hardening their newsrooms and operations — and helping staffers adapt — to a nonstop barrage of major breaking events, threats and crises in the kickoff panel at TVNewsCheck’s NewsTECHForum conference at the New York Hilton on Dec. 12. Register here.

Americans Say Media’s Crisis Coverage Causes Them To Stockpile Products

Nearly two-thirds of U.S. adults surveyed say they have stockpiled as a result of press coverage, including 50% who say it has been a major influence on their stockpiling behaviors.

NAB 2014

Being Prepared Is Key To Crisis Coverage

NAB Show panelists say there’s a myriad of challenges in covering crises — logistics, safety and emotional impacts are some — but that having a disaster plan and putting the necessary tools and protocol in place to execute it are essential for broadcasters to help keep the public safe in such situations.