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“Over 30 Workers Trapped After Chilean Copper Mine Collapse” Kevin Ivery BCOM275 September 30, 2013 University of Phoenix “Over 30 Workers Trapped After Chilean Copper Mine Collapse” Technology played an important role in the communication of the 33 miners that were trapped for 69 days underground. All types of communication were used from live minute to minute news coverage to the world tweeting about the collapse on twitter. With television, radio it is easy to sensor the communication do the strict guidelines these agency have concerning tragic events. The reporters delivering the news ensure that what they are communicating is accurate information. Understand that the workers family and coworkers are worried about the miner’s survival. In larger incidents, such as this the information must be controlled to keep panic at a minimum. Communication efforts to the miners are equally important. There were numerous measured taken to ensure the miners mental fortitude. There was a bore hole that allowed the miners to let the world know that the miners are alive. This communication came 17 days later after all thought the 33 miners had parish. The rescuers lowered a video camera down to the miners this communicated to the people up above that the miners were in good health. The miners exchanged letters to their family and friends through the bore hole as well. The family members were also allowed to talk to the miners via a phone they was dropped through the bore hole. They sent board games and cards so that the miners could occupy themselves so they could stay in good faith. The Chilean government gathered advice from NASA on how to survive during isolation. NASA recommended that the rescuers develop a plan in…...

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