FOCUS ON SOCIAL MEDIA AND THE FOREIGN SERVICE
Utilizing new media in public diplomacy is vital in countries like Russia, where government control of most broadcast media often distorts the message from Washington.
Digital technology, incorporating the most recent developments in social media and mobile applications, is having a profound effect on diplomacy.
Changing times call for changing attitudes toward member engagement. Here is a report on AFSA’s first four years of experience in the growing world of social media.
Twitter meets the State Department bureaucracy.
The potential for cultural and scientific diplomacy via the State-Smithsonian partnership is, as the Smithsonian brand states, “Seriously Amazing.”
Despite the wealth of material generated by and about U.S. diplomat J. Rives Childs, he remains an enigma a quarter-century after his death.
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