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Guide describes general protocols and provides templates for news media manageme

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USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory News Media Management Guide—General Protocols and Templates, USGS Circular 1462 ( provides protocols and templates for (1) normal conditions when CVO has an opportunity to be proactive with its messages and to raise general awareness, (2) general responses to news media and TV documentary inquiries, (3) intense news media interest where the responsibility to communicate information and hazards rests primarily with staff at CVO, and (4) intense and overwhelming news media interest that requires a multiagency response.


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USGS Circular 1462