The media abhor a vacuum. If you make them guess, they just may go looking for answers anywhere they can find them.
And yet, time after time, firms and organizations try to keep the lid on information during a crisis, believing it's better to say little if anything. It's probably human nature, lawyers or a combination of both that prompts the tight-lipped response.
If you choose to follow that path, good luck.
Be prudent. Be careful. But beware the impact of saying nothing. Why?