Tag: media

SAR Media Tropes

A trope is a kind of conceptual shorthand often used in storytelling – but the harm the larger issue of backcountry safety.

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High profile SAR

What do you do when a famous person goes missing in your search area?

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Why media engagement matters

Media reporting of SAR shapes how the public and policy makers understand us – to our detriment.

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Winter Backcountry Safety

I appeared on CBC news at 5 to talk about winter backcountry safety for a few minutes after several recent high profile rescues this winter.

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Donations are not repayment

Terrible reporting on a rescued person’s donation as “repayment” has resulted in the impression that SAR teams charge for rescue: they don’t!

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SAR Teams in BC

A list of all SAR Teams in BC

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