ESCALATION

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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

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