In the absence of a crisis plan and response strategy, mis- and disinformation run rampant. In Oscar’s case, it t wisted and turned the hero Blade Runner into a mangled, distorted perception of his shadow as the anti-hero... a manic, vulnerable, sore loser who lived too close to the edge, lacked real character and killed the princess. Misinformation refers to information passed on incorrectly. Disinformation refers to the deliberate distortion of information.
It is in this phase of Oscar’s crisis that a number of unique features emerge that make it the first of its kind in South Africa. For the first time, SA saw that