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Manus, Machina and Digital Diplomacy
Headlines in this week’s PD News roundup explored the intersection between digital media and public diplomacy. In Afghanistan and Senegal, digital entrepreneurs are empowering new generations of female netizens to code, develop digital literacy and become connected to a “world beyond their borders;” while in Latin America, digital news outlets are working with rural and indigenous communities to create multilingual platforms that “buil[d] bridges between journalism, activism and citizens.” Other headlines looked at Pokemon Go, geo-mapping and social media coverage in times of crisis.
- Afghanistan: Using Technology to Empower Women—Al Jazeera
- Code Club Senegal, Where Women Are Leading the Way—The Guardian
- Digital Native Media Inform and Empower Rural and Indigenous Communities in Latin America—Journalism in the Americas
- Mapping to Make a Difference—Lubbock Avalanche Journal
- Syrian Children Send Message to Pokemon Players: 'Save me’—The Toronto Star
- Turkey Launches Belated #DigitalDiplomacy Blitz—CPD Blog
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