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“Seen on the Web” (#85) — Strategic Communications and Public Diplomacy – 16 September 2017


TABLE OF CONTENTS In the News THE WHITE HOUSE ON CAPITOL HILL      [CSCE Hearing on Russian Propaganda] [Hearing on North Korea] MORE HEADLINES      [Cyber Command] [Election 2016 controversies] Instruments of Informational Power PUBLIC DIPLOMACY LOOKING BACK AT USIA PUBLIC AFFAIRS BROADCASTING INFORMATION OPERATIONS PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS Professional Topics SOCIAL MEDIA ▪ INTERNET CYBER DISINFORMATION ▪… Continue reading “Seen on the Web” (#85) — Strategic Communications and Public Diplomacy – 16 September 2017

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Irwin Steven Goldstein of New York to be the Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy, Department of State


President Donald J. Trump today announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key positions in his Administration: Irwin Steven Goldstein of New York to be the Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy, Department of State. Mr. Goldstein has been a Senior Vice President at BP Global Solutions, a consulting firm in New York City, since… Continue reading Irwin Steven Goldstein of New York to be the Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy, Department of State

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Strategic Communications and Public Diplomacy “Seen on the Web” (#84) September 14, 2017


Queen’s Speech 2017 Queen Elizabeth, Cabinet Office and Prime Minister’s Office, June 21, 2017 – – – – – – This is a compilation of news, articles, essays, and reports on strategic communications, Public Diplomacy, public affairs, U.S. and foreign government international broadcasting, and information operations.  The editorial intent is to: share with busy practitioners… Continue reading Strategic Communications and Public Diplomacy “Seen on the Web” (#84) September 14, 2017

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Strategic Communications and Public Diplomacy “Seen on the Web” – 2 September 2017


TABLE OF CONTENTS In the News IN THE NEWS [2016 Election Controversies]  Instruments of Informational Power PUBLIC AFFAIRS BROADCASTING INFORMATION OPERATIONS Professional Topics SOCIAL MEDIA ▪ INTERNET CYBER DISINFORMATION ▪ FAKE NEWS STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS ELECTIONS HYBRID WARFARE GRAY ZONE INFORMATION WARFARE NARRATIVE HISTORY NARRATIVES COUNTERING VIOLENT EXTREMISM ISLAMISM RADICALIZATION COUNTER RADICALIZATION KOMPROMAT CONSPIRACY THEORIES LESSONS FROM… Continue reading Strategic Communications and Public Diplomacy “Seen on the Web” – 2 September 2017

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Strategic Communications and Public Diplomacy “Seen on the Web” (#82) August 13, 2017


General Dwight D. Eisenhower on “Mutual Understanding and Respect,” June 1944 TABLE OF CONTENTS In the News ON CAPITOL HILL [Confirmation of General Selva] [Russia Sanctions Act] [DNI – Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community] IN THE NEWS      [NORTH KOREA] [Election 2016 Controversies] Instruments of Informational Power PUBLIC DIPLOMACY LOOKING BACK AT… Continue reading Strategic Communications and Public Diplomacy “Seen on the Web” (#82) August 13, 2017

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Challenges in Measuring Public Diplomacy


Aug 4, 2017 by Soft Power 30, Katherine Brown To be an effective public diplomat, you need a well of sufficient soft power resources on which to draw. There is no canonical definition of public diplomacy (PD), but the official practice of it involves using informational, educational, and cultural tools to engage with international audiences to… Continue reading Challenges in Measuring Public Diplomacy

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Strategic Communications and Public Diplomacy “Seen on the Web” -06 August 2017


Strategic Communications and Public Diplomacy “Seen on the Web” (#81) August 6, 2017 Seen on the Web 3157-3257 TABLE OF CONTENTS Instruments of Informational Power PUBLIC DIPLOMACY LOOKING BACK AT USIA GLOBAL ENGAGEMENT CENTER PUBLIC AFFAIRS BROADCASTING INFORMATION OPERATIONS Professional Topics SOCIAL MEDIA ▪ INTERNET CYBER PROPAGANDA SOFT POWER GRAY ZONE INFORMATION WARFARE WEAPONIZATION OF INFORMATION… Continue reading Strategic Communications and Public Diplomacy “Seen on the Web” -06 August 2017