X Axis

Crisis

Having over the past few weeks spoken about the communications that are involved in a crisis situation, this article breaks down what a Crisis actually…


A Fortiori

A fortiori is a term used when drawing a conclusion that is inferred to be even more certain than another or in a scenario when…


Scorched Earth

Scorched-earth is a military doctrine that explored the destruction of any and all assets that may be useful to the enemy, when the unit is withdrawing…


Epithet

Epithet; an adjective or phrase expressing a quality or attribute regarded as characteristic of the person or thing mentioned. In the year 1919 King George V,…


Conterminous

conterminous – adjective; having a common boundary; bordering; contiguous. ; meeting at the ends; without an intervening gap: – In our calendar system, the close of…


Chaos and Conciliate

The last section of the mediated approach is to look at communications from a point of chaos. This is particularly important in the context of…


Conciliate – II

1968, was the year of the US presidential election, the 46th one. The election year was turbulent, it saw the assignation of Civil Rights Movement leader…


Conciliate

150 years ago, on the 2nd of October, Mahatma Gandhi was born. Of his many teachings one of the most recognisable is the maxim of the…


Hyphen – Part II

In continuation of the previous article, we look at the stages beyond the pre-crisis. As discussed earlier the crisis stage, begins with a trigger event. In…


Hyphen

Last week on the 10th of September, World Suicide Prevention Day was observed. An awareness day observed every year, to provide worldwide commitment and action to…