Communicators talk economy, jobs

Communicators scramble to tell employees what the bad news means for them and their jobs. Video

Communication managers, editors and writers scramble to tell employees what the bad news means for them and their jobs

Last week’s headlines were the biggest and scariest of the fall season: “Crisis goes global” (Chicago Tribune), “Stocks dive around globe” (Investor’s Business Daily).

On the cover of its Oct. 13 issue, Time published a picture of the soup lines at the height of the Great Depression.

Corporate, nonprofit and government communicators had already responded to the bad news on two separate MyRagan forums the day before the crisis deepened and its shock waves reverberated around the world. (Interested in reading all of the discussions? Click here and here.)

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