F1 Help Button

Can Public Diplomacy Survive the Internet?

The latest report from the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy (ACPD), Can Public Diplomacy Survive the Internet? Bots, Echo Chambers, and Disinformation, offers a collection of essays on topics related to the dark side of digital media, disinformation, and narratives.

ACPD’s Executive Director, Shawn Powers and CPD Advisory Board member Markos Kounalakis co-edit over a dozen essays from experts in the private and public sectors who had convened at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution to discuss upcoming trends in public diplomacy. The collection includes contributions from Voice of America Director, Amanda Bennett, and Acting Undersecretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, Bruce Wharton, among others.

The full document is available on the U.S. Department of State’s website.

Photo via PublicDomainPictures | Public Domain

Visit CPD's Online Library

Explore CPD's vast online database featuring the latest books, articles, speeches and information on international organizations dedicated to public diplomacy. 

Visit our Online Library or click here to begin your search.

Stay in the Know

Public Diplomacy is a dynamic field, and CPD is committed to keeping you connected and informed about the critical developments that are shaping PD around the world. 

Depending on your specific interests, you can subscribe to one or more of CPD's newsletters >.