Blogs and Essays on Digital Diplomacy

Ardaiolo, M. (2014, March 6). We’ve Upgraded to Public Diplomacy 2.1, But Does it Matter? CPD Blog.  

Bastianello, F.R. (2014, February 20). Towards a New Era of Public Diplomacy: Twiplomacy. Diplomatic Courier.

Berthold, A. (2010, June 1). New Technology and New Public Diplomacy. PD Magazine.

Burson-Marsteller. (2012, August 2). Is 'Twiplomacy' Replacing Traditional Diplomacy?  TMCnet.

Bytheway, B., Burkhart, R. and Lacy, A. (2013, August 15) Twitter and #governments. Diplomatic Courier.  

Dupont, S. (2010, August 3). Digital Diplomacy. Foreign Policy.

Fisher, A. (2012, September 13). Everybody’s Getting Hooked Up; Building Innovative Strategies in the Era of Big Data. PD Magazine.  

Fung, B. (2012, October 17). Digital Diplomacy: Why It's So Tough for Embassies to Get Social Media Right. The Atlantic.

Funk, J. Q. (2013, April 26). The Power of ‘Friending’: How Social Media is Impacting International Relations in the Twenty-first Century. Julianne Funk.

Hanson, F. (2011, May 24). E-diplomacy in Action: Interview with the UK's Head of Digital Diplomacy. Lowy Interpreter.  

Hanson, F. (2012, October 26). eDiplomacy: How the State Department Uses Social Media. Brookings Institute.

Hanson, F. (2012, October 29). Ediplomacy: The Revolution Continues. Lowy Interpreter.

Hanson, F. (2012, October 31). DFAT Should Embrace the Digital Age. Lowy Interpreter.

Hanson, F. (2013, June 5). U.S. Embassy Pakistan: First to Pass One Million Fans on Facebook. The Brookings Institution.

Horton, T. (2011, July 20).  New Technology and New Public Diplomacy. PD Magazine.

Hughes, S. (2013, May 24). Digital Diplomacy: Here to Stay and Worth the Risk? BBC.

Kerry, J. (2013, May 6). Digital Diplomacy: Adapting Our Diplomatic Engagement. DipNote.

Kraus, E. (2013, August 1). Diplomacy in a Digitally Infused World. Diplomatic Courier.  

Lacy, A. (2013, September 5). Real-Time World, Real-Time Diplomacy: Government Relations in a Digital World. Diplomatic Courier.

Lacy, A., Bytheway, B. and Burkhart, R. (2013, June 18). The Future of Diplomacy at the Digital Diplomacy Forum. Diplomatic Courier.                

Lander, M. (2014, February 4). In the Scripted World of Diplomacy, a Burst of Tweets. The New York Times.

Leach, J. (2013, July 19). Digital Diplomacy: Facing a Future Without Borders. Independent Voices.

Levinson, P. (2012, September 13). Everyone is a Diplomat in the Digital Age. PD Magazine.  

Mainwaring, S. (2011, June 22). Social Media & Business: Creating New Pathways in Diplomacy. PD Magazine. 

Lichtenstein, J. (2010, July 16). Digital Diplomacy. The New York Times Magazine.

Lüfkens, M. (2012, October 17). The Digital Diplomat: Connected and on Twitter. Canadian International Council Canada’s Hub for International Affairs.

Maurer, T. (2013, June). Social Media and International Affairs: An Opportunity and Risk for Democracy. International Affairs Forum, 4(1), 95-97.

Manfredi, J.L. (2014, April 2). Hacking Diplomacy. CPD Blog.

Manor, I. (2014, May 11). Imagining Digital Diplomacy as Social Networks. Exploring Digital Diplomacy.

Manor, I. (2014, April 22). The Medium is Not the Message in Digital Diplomacy. Exploring Digital Diplomacy.  

Manor, I. (2014, May 11). The Social Network of Foreign Ministries. Exploring Digital Diplomacy.

McCluskey, M. (2014, January 28). Social Media Helps Diplomats Engage — Online and Off. The Washington Diplomat.

Morozov, E. (2009, June 9). The Future of “Public Diplomacy 2.0.” Foreign Policy.

Paris, R. (2013, June 19). The Digital Diplomacy Revolution. Canadian International Council – Canada's Hub for International Affairs.

Rucker P.  (2013, September 19). Obama’s Officials to Revamp Digital Diplomacy at State Department. The Washington Post.

Sandre, A. (2013, November 11). 'Fast Diplomacy': The Future of Foreign Policy? The World Post.

Sandre, A. (2014, January 15). Diplomacy 3.0 Starts in Stockholm. The Huffington Post.

Seib, P. (2012, October 17). Twiplomacy: Worth Praising, but with Caution. Canadian International Council – Canada's Hub for International Affairs.

Sotiriu, S. E. (2013). Alec Ross v. Evgeny Morozov: Pro/con Arguments with Respect to Digital Diplomacy.

U.S. Department of State. (n.d.) The “Internet Moment” in Foreign Policy. 21st Century Statecraft. 

Wallin, M. (2013, November 17). Digital Diplomacy: What Are We Trying to Achieve? American Security Project.

Wallin, M. (2013, April 2). Trace Effects: The State Department's English-Teaching Video Game. American Security Project.

Zeitzoff, T. (2014, March 11). Does Social Media Influence Conflict? Evidence from the 2012 Gaza Conflict. Thomas Zeitzoff.

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