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Shaping public opinion through broadcasting
This week's PD News headlines explored the use of international broadcasting in achieving public diplomacy goals. Late night host Conan O'Brien frequently travels around the world and engages foreign publics, while India is launching a new global media entity to address international issues and shape public opinion. Other stories looked at Russia's use of media tactics to boost its influence, while a Ukrainian broadcast called "Stop Fake" is addressing and debunking fake news about Ukraine.
- Conan O'Brien continues to be our best international ambassador - Decider
- India aims for global soft power clout via Republic TV - Today Online
- Russia's soft warfare - Al Jazeera
- To battle fake news, Ukranian show features nothing but lies - The New York Times
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