On June 5 four Arab states – Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt – declared a soft war on Qatar. They had a long list of demands, ordering Qatar to weaken ties with Iran, expel Turkish military...KEEP READING
Lights, Camera, Action: International Broadcasting & Digital Media
This week's PD News roundup explores the role of international broadcasting and digital media in public diplomacy. A bodega owner in Queens doubles as a political pundit for Egyptian news programs, while a publicly broadcasted meeting between Egyptian President Sisi and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu marked a significant step in bilateral cooperation. Other stories explored a French international news channel launching HD channels in Arabic and a Korea-ASEAN cinema festival seeking to strengthen people-to-people relations.
- Hold the Egg Sandwich: Egyptian TV Is Calling - The New York Times
- France 24 Launches HD Services in Middle East - Digital TV Europe
- Sisi-Netanyahu Meeting: Lights, Camera and a New Era of Public Diplomacy? - The Jerusalem Post
- Strengthening People-to-People Relations in ASEAN Through Movies - Antara News
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