New Emergency Wireless Alerts Proposed

Following confusion over a vague text blasted to Brooklyn-area phones about Chelsea bombing suspect Ahmad Rahami, the FCC will soon debut changes to the Wireless Emergency Alert system, including photo capabilities and increased character limit. What do you think?

“Fine, but it shouldn’t be able to interrupt any of my puzzles.”

Reggie Coleman • Film Splicer


“But I prefer the brevity that allows my imagination to take hold and draw its own terrifying conclusions.”

Tom Boyles • Carnival Technician

“How about just periodically sending out alerts reminding people they can’t trust anyone?”

Beatrice Alonso • Denim Innovator