Does U.S. government-funded broadcasting enhance national security by reporting facts to a curious world in a digital age? Billions of multimedia consumers around the planet would readily agree that unbiased information about America and the world is more crucial than ever before. Contrast the “fake” or distorted news propagated by Russian international channels, or those
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Corneliu Bjola | Head of the Oxford Digital Diplomacy Research Group
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The ‘dark side’ of digital diplomacy, that is, the strategic use of digital technologies as tools to counter disinformation and propaganda by governments and non-state actors has exploded in the recent years thus putting the global order at risk.
The ‘dark side’ of digital diplomacy, that is, the strategic use of digital technologies as tools to counter disinformation and propaganda by governments and non-state actors has exploded in the recent years thus putting the global order at risk. Governments are stepping up their law enforcement efforts and digital counterstrategies to protect themselves against disinformation, but for resource-strapped diplomatic institutions, this remains a major problem. This paper outlines five tactics that, if applied consistently and with a strategic compass in mind, could help MFAs and..
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accepts the resignation of his international media spokesman, David Keyes.
Keyes took an open-ended leave of absence in September, due to multiple accusations of inappropriate sexual behavior.
In a statement, Netanyahu thanks Keyes for his “great contributions” to Israel’s public diplomacy [JB emphasis] efforts, and says his explanatory videos about the country were “groundbreaking.”
The Public DiplocastPublic Diplomacy on the Korean Peninsula
Mark Minton [JB – see] discusses the public dimension of relationships in the region, such as the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics and the highly publicized summit between Kim Jong-un and President Trump.
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Written by Mark Leonard and Published in 2002 by the Foreign Policy Center (FBC), this study can be considered as one of the first academic study in the concept of public diplomacy; publomacy, and the basis of most writing in publomacy since 9/11. The importance of this study comes from the American glasses that Leonard