NewsGuard Wants to Fight Fake News With Humans, Not Algorithms

Say you're scrolling through Facebook, see an article that seems a little hinky, and flag it. If Facebook's algorithm has decided you're trustworthy, the report then might go to the social network's third-party fact checkers. If they mark the...

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President-elect Joe Biden is “expected to engage, engage, engage” wrote CBS News Foreign Affairs analyst Pamela Falk, adding “Mr. Biden has made it clear...

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Soft Power is a widely discussed and equally disputed concept as various scholars have their personal interpretation upon the power of attraction. Joseph Nye has...

Post-Truth and Far-Right Politics on Social Media

Today there is virtually no limit to communication thanks to technological advancements. In this era, the capacity of ideas to influence people is greater...

Author Q&A on the Birth of ‘Fake News’ a Century Ago

John Maxwell Hamilton, author of  “Manipulating the Masses: Woodrow Wilson and the Birth of American Propaganda” (LSU Press), discussed his new book with RealClearPolitics. So...

The Happiest Warrior Bruce Herschensohn, 1932–2020

Bruce Herschensohn would hate what I’m about to do. He always lamented that Years of Lightning, Day of Drums—the acclaimed documentary he produced about...

Uncle Sam Wants You – to Be a Citizen Diplomat: An Historical View of U.S. Citizen Diplomacy

There is certainly no shortage of foreign policy advice directed at President-elect Biden. The need to restructure the State Department and rebuild America’s diplomatic...

Nostalgia’s Role in Digital Diplomacy

Nostalgia is a basic human emotion. Strangely, it is a combination of two contradictory emotions- a sweet longing for the past and a pain...

The difference between Armenian and Azerbaijani lobbying activities in Europe

Both Armenia and Azerbaijan were looking for other ways than diplomacy to make their voices heard in Europe during the latest conflict between the...

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