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Noted: The case for crisis communication

Volume 16, Issue 1

May, 2010

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Henson, D. (2010). The case for crisis communication. Pacific Journalism Review, 16(1): 230-232. Review of The Handbook of Crisis Communication, edited by W. Timothy Coombs and Sherry J. Holladay. London, Blackwell Publishing, 2010, 737pp. ISBN 978-1-4051-9441-9.
Author(s): Donna Henson
Reviewed book edited by W. Timothy Coombs and Sherry J. Holladay.
Publication date: 
May, 2010

This handbooks presents a timely contribution to the growing body of literature on crisis communication. Premised on the belief that the study of crisis communication deserves recognition as a discipline distinct from public relations and corporate communications, this text serves as an early assertion of independence.