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digital-diplomacy-and-the-beautification-of-war

Digital Diplomacy and the Beautification of War

Susan Sontag famously argued that photography was violent in nature. Photographs, according to Sontag, are violent as they fracture linear time. Each photograph is...
monday’s-must-read list

Monday’s Must Read List

Each week, I publish a list of interesting articles, essays and reports that may be of interest to the digital diplomacy community. This week- What...
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The Drone Wars: How Ukrainian Drones Are Reshaping War Coverage

In the early 1990s, scholars coined the term “The CNN Effect” referencing the impact that CNN had on American foreign policy. Scholars asserted that...
is-digital-diplomacy-disruptive?

Is Digital Diplomacy Disruptive?

In a classic episode of the television show “Yes Prime Minister”, the Civil Servant Humphrey Appleby explains the logic of British diplomacy saying: “The Foreign...
monday’s-must-read list

Monday’s Must Read List

Each week, I publish a list of interesting articles, essays and reports that may be of interest to the digital diplomacy community. This week- White...
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The Old Man? Biden’s Digital Branding

A brand may be considered as a set of associations that are elicited by a product or company. For example, when people see the...
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Diplomacy in the Age of Post-Reality

Last week, the Financial Times published an AI generated image of Presidents Putin and Trump kissing. The headline read “Fakes in the Post-Truth Era”....
monday’s-must-read list

Monday’s Must Read List

Each week, I publish a list of interesting articles, essays and reports that may be of interest to the digital diplomacy community. This week- AI...
practicing-diplomacy-in-the-attention-economy

Practicing Diplomacy in the Attention Economy

Advertisers argue that attention is a finite resource. According to one study, individuals in the digital society are exposed to 8,000 advertisements a day....
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Lecture- How the Digital Society Shaped Digital Diplomacy

On January 18, 2024, the European Digital Diplomacy Exchange, and the State Department, invited me to discuss my work on Digital Diplomacy. In this...