Jeannette Sutton, Ph.D. 

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In the News

Features, Quotes, and Blogs

Communicating Disasters
Forbes, January 16, 2014

Social Media Improves Disaster Communications
Calit2 - University of California Irvine, June 24, 2013

Social media can offer reassurance in crises like Boston Marathon bombings: Expert
Toronto Sun, June 20, 2013

How Social Media Is Changing Disaster Response
Scientific American, June 7, 2013

Sutton encourages online, social media disaster messages
CSBJ, May 31, 2013


WALDO CANYON FIRE: UCCS studying community response to fires
The Gazette, July 12, 2012

Social Media: One More Way to Warn of Disaster
CBC News, May 25, 2011

Joplin Globe Facebook Page locates, reunites missing people in tornado aftermath.
Poynter, May 24, 2011

Conference Brings Disaster Experts Together
UCCS Communique, May 23, 2011

New Zealand Quake Draws Social Media Researcher
UCCS Communique, March 11, 2011

Citizen Journalism Lauded for Helping During Disasters
Toronto Sun, June 7, 2010

What Has Twitter Done for Nashville
Tech President, May 2010

All The News That's Fit to Twitter
University of Colorado, Arts and Sciences Magazine, December 2009


Workshop Explores Social Media Technologies and Emergency Management
GovTech Emergency Management Magazine, July 29, 2009

What Should We Tell The Public?
(includes video)
incaseofemergencyblog.com, July 21, 2009

Emergency managers and first responders use Twitter
GovTech Emergency Management Magazine, July 14, 2009

Tweeting Under Fire
(feature interview)
Reason Magazine, July 2009


VTech shooting victims names were on Facebook before official release
(includes video)

itbusiness.ca, June 25, 2009

Disaster Management Conference Highlights Growing Global Complexities
Government Technology, June 24, 2009

The Swine Flu Panic That Wasn't

Reason Online, May 18, 2009

Public Turning to Social Media Sources for Information During Disasters

University of Colorado at Boulder, April 15, 2009

Fargo Uses Social Networks to Fight Floodwaters
Los Angeles Times, March 26, 2009

Disaster Experts: Twitter is Deadly Serious Stuff
Tech President, March 25, 2009

Twitter Service Part of Disaster Communications
Canadian Security Magazine, March 2009

Sharing Information...And Grief
The Canadian Press, March 12, 2009

Dont Fight Twitter, Disaster Expert Says
UPI, March 6, 2009

Audio and Commercial TV Interviews

Social Networking for Haiti Relief (audio)
BBC 5Live, January 15, 2010

Virtual World Becomes Haiti's Lifeline
NBC Nightly News, January 14, 2010

SunTV On Air Interview on Social Media and Disasters (video)
suntv.canoe.ca, June 23, 2009 

Researchers: Social Networking Sites Critical in Disaster Situations (video)
Denver Channel 7, March 9, 2009
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