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Roman Ruins of Sirium in Sremska Mitrovica You know that Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina suffered some of the worst flooding on record in 120 years, but maybe you don’t know that Serbia is a beautiful country with friendly people. Well, my American friend David Hoffmann, founder of Davidsbeenhere.com, one of the most popular travel guides onRead more
MOSCOW, RUSSIA – DECEMBER 4, 2018: The Executive Director of the Gorchakov Foundation for Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis] Support, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), Leonid Drachevsky (L) and Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov during a meeting with participants in The Dialogue in the Name of the Future project, a research and educational programme of the Gorchakov Foundation for Public Diplomacy Support. Mikhail Japaridze/TASS (Photo by Mikhail JaparidzeTASS via Getty Images)Read more
Today’s post is by Arthur Mickoleit & Ryan Androsoff, Digital government policy analysts in the OECD Directorate for Public Governance and Territorial Development There is hardly a government around the world that has not yet felt the impact of social media on how it communicates and engages with citizens. And while the most prominent earlyRead more
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ATHENS, Ohio (Feb. 27, 2019) – Ohio University is among the top 25 public institutions in the United States in Fulbright scholars, Chronicle of Higher Education reported recently.
Ten Ohio University students received 2018-19 Fulbright Awards in May 2018. That’s tied for 20 th among public research institutions and tied for 40 th among research institutions nationwide, tied with George Washington University, Penn State University, Indiana University, Temple University and Tufts University. The total is more than any other institution in Ohio.
“Ohio University students and alumni strive to make a difference in the world, and the Fulbright Award program provides a gateway to that service,” Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis said. “OHIO affords its students the opportunities to pursue their passions and visions academically and on the world stage, and it’s an honor for the University to be among the nation’s leaders in earning Fulbright Award r..
Lloyd Grove, Daily Beast, 04.16.19
Julian Assange’s detractors in the media are many, but they also say that charging him over his WikiLeaks activities would amount to an attack on journalistic practice.
Former Time magazine editor Rick Stengel, who served in the Obama administration as Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis] and Public Affairs, pointed out that the Assange arrest and indictment could have alarming implications for journalists worldwide.
“It's not unreasonable to think that any prosecution of Assange emboldens autocratic leaders to crack down on journalists or whistleblowers,” Stengel told The Daily Beast.
“But the tragic thing is that if you look at any of the countries we might be talking about—Turkey, China, Saudi Arabia and others—they do not have laws that protect freedom of the press and they do have laws that punish those who criticize the government. That's why it's so dangerous to be a journalist in those places, an..