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Chris Hensman & Shawn Powers discuss how the rise of digital technology poses a threat to PD practitioners.

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A new report from the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy examines how digital technology has changed the face of PD.

April 12, 2017

Facebook’s management has been reluctant to accept responsibility for a flow of fake news via FB that seems to have played a significant role — just like the Kremlin’s cover campaign of bots, hacking and leaks — in last year’s election. If we are determined to go after Russian “bots” and trolls, shouldn’t we also demand more accountability from those who influence greatly the news we are “fed” via social media?

April 12, 2017

Mark Dillen on Russia, social media, and information warfare.

May 24, 2016

Mark Dillen on combatting Russia's bot-automated information war. 

December 11, 2015

Above all fields of study, science and technology is the fastest in terms of change and development. And as we see the year 2016 in horizon, we can expect numerable changes on the technology we experience today – changes that could impact our lives for better or worse. [...] It can be used for conversations and other systematic functions. Organizations may use bots to sort tag articles in real time, manipulate social media activities, surveillance and digital diplomacy.