Finally, don't tell people that the warnings are "life or death" and "you will die" if you go outdoors, then do stuff like this:
Is anyone impressed by this BS any more?
In the UK of course, people would turn to local radio as their main source of info during emergencies, and regional TV news for localised emergencies as well. Anything bigger, and it would be national news - so yet again, proves we don't have a gap that needs filled by ultra-local TV.
A lot of times the reporters and crews are trained in these situations. They know their actions and often times are directed / authorized by local authorities to stay in certain locations. The crews also know when to pack it up and move to higher ground.