X Axis

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…


Leader, Friend

Over lunch with a wonderful group of people, the discussion veered over a lot of topics and landed up on a quote by Martin Luther King…


Risk Messenger

In a note of stark divergence, this week I start with a Shakespearean quote from “Antony and Cleopatra”. Queen Cleopatra, has just received a messenger…




Communicating Risk

In the continuation of exploring the confluence of disaster management and communication, this week, X-Axis focuses on the science of communicating risk. Risk communication in its very…