This is an old presentation from 2006 on leadership and media communication in the wake of Hurricane Rita. Considering the threat posed by Hurricane Sandy and the extent of the evacuation orders all along the East Coast, I figured it might be a timely presentation to share.
Full citation: Weisgerber, C. & Butler, S. (2006, April). “Should we stay or should we go? Leadership communication in the face of a potentially catastrophic hurricane”. Paper presented to the Crisis Communication Division of the Southern States Communication Association, Dallas, TX.